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HR (People Experience) Business Partner - Production

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 9, 2022
  • Gothenburg
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 9, 2022
  • Gothenburg

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe and construction is set to begin in 2023. To make that happened we need the best to join the team early on!

We are now looking for a People Experience Partner to our Production organization. You will play a crucial role in our journey building the Gigafactory and creating future innovative industry. As People Experience Parner you will work closely with leaders to support our business to meet our plans. Our main focus within the People Experience organization, is to attract, motivate and retain the right employees to support this journey.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Development, implementation and communication of HR initiatives, policies, processes, and procedures. Drive and participate in developing our company culture and employee engagement.
  • Support and coach managers to attract, develop and retain our people and to build leadership capabilities and a great employee experience
  • Be an ambassador in developing the future industry in all organizational aspects incl strategic workforce planning (resources and competencies)
  • Execute HR deliverables in line with the people strategy and business needs
  • Act as an advisor to your stakeholders
  • Implement and develop HR tools and systems
  • Review and analyze data to identify trends and recommend solutions for continuous improvements
  • Partner with the talent acquisition team to hire the best talent
  • In the start-up phase, be supportive in various administration such as contact with payroll office, relocation support, onboarding

Work with great people

Josefine
Engineer, R&D
"Working here, you get to wear many different hats and try new things each week. It’s very much a start-up culture but with the resources of a multinational company!"
Claes
Senior Program Manager
"Everyone working in this joint venture are genuinely passionate about our bold mission & have a clear sense of purpose. When you work with people like that - every challenge turns into an opportunity."
Martin
Senior Software Engineer
"I get to work in a promising industry but also with the most innovative technologies. The old- fashioned image of a heavy industry does not apply. This is industry 4.0 (or 5.0) it is quite high-tech!"

Skills & Requirements

Education/Experiences:

  • You have a university degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or other related fields
  • 3+ years of relevant experience incl HR Business partnering
  • You have a proven track record of delivering strategic and operational HR support
  • Good knowledge and experience of Swedish labor law, labor relations, work environment, rehabilitation processes
  • English and Swedish, both written and verbal

Personal Success Factors:

  • Proactive, self-motivated individual
  • Structured and result oriented. Look for pragmatic ways of working.
  • Enjoy teamwork and are prestige-less
  • Shows an interest in HR/people analytics
  • High level of integrity and professionalism
  • Curiosity, willingness to learn new things
  • Communication skills, a collaborative style to build relationships and work with stakeholders
  • You are both working operationally but also have a strategic view

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

Northvolt – Volvo Cars

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