About the job
Join our passionate Supply Chain Team as Project Purchasing Intern!
By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing/ramping one of the first large scale European battery factories.
As Project Purchasing Intern you will on a 6 months full time basis be in charge of supporting our Cylindrical and Prismatic Project Purchasing Team for Northvolt AB and its subsidiaries, collaborating closely with our Strategic Purchasing Managers of each category of materials, Business Development, Process Engineering, Manufacturing (Västerås and Skellefteå factories), our valuable Customers, Cell Design for each product to develop, Automation, Quality, Logistics and Finance.
The overall mission is to support in planning, organizing, directing and managing the purchasing projects to meet the economic, leadtime, quality, capacity targets of the Northvolt projects and important customer targets as well as for you to deep dive into the Battery business/Project Procurement practice.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Support in planning and organizing the purchasing projects including Sourcing Plan development and validation, vendors selection together with Strategic Purchasing, material testing plan with R&D (for design of experiments), as well as equipment tests and commissioning plan, Design Changes during development and Mass Production phases.
Monitor and manage the suppliers capacities, quality, economic objectives to achieve targets, with the support of Strategic Purchasing and Supplier Quality especially in case of quality or capacity issues.
Helping in building Cost Road Maps & achieve customers Targets (Quality, Cost, Time).
Align internal stakeholders (Business Development, Process Engineering, Cell Design, Automation, Quality, Logistics, Manufacturing, Finance) to timely achieve joint agreements and Cost road maps, joint commitments and shared goals.
Keep tracking of Milestones, Reviews, Costs. Create and update Reporting Dashboards, aligned with Northvolt Program management principles, Northvolt Quality Management System, and company strategy.
The person we are looking for has a natural talent for building relationships, is structured and never gives up making things happen. You thrive by leading others throughout difficulties and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills.
Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.
6 months full time internship, fixed salary. Available to travel to Northvolt sites when needed.
Planned starting date is End of March 2023.
We believe that you have :
M.Sc. or B.Sc. in Engineering/Business related fields (recently graduated or close to graduation) with a passion for Project management, cost related topic and a strong attention to details.
Experience after graduation: 0-1 Year
Excellent English written and oral skills
Track record of successful achievements
Flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit, sense of humor and Team spirit
Bonus points for:
Experience and interest in manufacturing/battery industry
Strong Technical background (Chemistry/Mechanical/Aerospace/Electrical Engineering)
Fluency in other languages (Korean, Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, German, Italian, French)
Experience from a multi-cultural/fast paced environment (Exchange program, study abroad, start-up, side hustle)
Any experience in negotiation and project ownership
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture
Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.
To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.
Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.