Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Purchasing Category Manager to join our passionate procurement team in Stockholm.
In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories and developing a European supply chain. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.
The Purchasing Category Manager will oversee developing and managing a set of suppliers, related to highly critical materials graphite’s, silicon, and future anode technologies. Which will directly impact Northvolt’s aim to build the worlds greenest battery.
The overall mission is continue building the supply base, develop commodity strategies and the panels for the different sourcing activities, recommend the suppliers and the plans for new project and drive supplier optimization related to cost, quality and reliability.
This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a new team, contributing with ideas and solutions. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work.
- Defines/improves, sourcing strategy for the Anode Active Materials
- Evaluates suppliers’ capabilities and negotiates best possible Quality Cost Delivery contractual conditions with suppliers to help achieve Best in Class competitiveness of Northvolt Programs, including localization in Europe
- Works tightly with R&D, Strategy, Sustainability and IP/Legal counterparts or internal clients (Automation, Quality, Logistics, Programs, Business Development) and develop a supply base that fits Northvolt’ s need in terms of technology, quality, reliability, cost competitiveness, capacity, security of supply and match to company values
- Works tightly with Northvolt Purchasing Project (Labs, Ett, Joint Venture, Cell Project Purchasing) and in full consistency with projects’ QCD objectives, including risk assessment and mitigation, drives continuous improvement
Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is ASAP.
We believe that you have :
MSc degree in Physical Sciences or Engineering
3-5 years working experience in category management
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.