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Project Purchasing Manager

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2024
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe. We are now looking for a Project Purchasing Manager to join our Supply Chain team.

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.

What You Will Do

As Project Purchasing Manager Equipment you will be involved in Purchasing Projects for NOVO, collaborating closely with Strategic Purchasing of each category of Equipment needed to produce the cell, Process Engineering, Quality Manufacturing, Logistics and Finance.

The overall mission is to plan, organize, direct and manage the purchasing projects to meet the economic, lead-time, quality and capacity targets of the NOVO projects and important customer targets.

Supply Chain at NOVO work in close collaboration with the corresponding function at Northvolt. This role require some regular travelling to Stockholm.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, organize, direct and follow-up the purchasing projects including Sourcing- and Cashout Plans development and validation, vendor selection together with Strategic Purchasing, 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.
  • Align internal stakeholders (Process Engineering, Quality, Logistics, Manufacturing, Finance etc.) to timely achieve joint agreements, commitments and shared goals.
  • Design and deploy Project Purchasing Processes, Milestones, Reviews, Reporting Dashboards, aligned with program management principles, Quality Management System, and company strategy.

Your Backgound

  • You hold a master degree in Engineering or Supply chain related field and 3-5 years experience as purchasing project management in the purchasing function from the automotive industry or battery field.
  • Excellent English written and oral skill
  • Highly organized and result driven
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectation
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • You are a team player but can also work independently
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

The person we are looking for has a natural talent of building relationships and make things happen. You will get the unique chance to have a real impact on our success story and you will see the direct result of your work.

Work with great people

Shintaro
Senior Director of Advanced Materials
"I was attracted to NOVO Energy and Sweden, after having seen the impressive growth of the European electric vehicle market where Northvolt’s work on sustainable batteries is already well-known."
Saman
Mechanical Engineering Manager
"Our mission to produce the world's greenest battery spoke to me. I feel I'm doing something to help the world towards sustainability. This is what drives my colleagues and gives us a shared purpose."
Aneta
Senior Construction Manager
"To me, it's exciting being part of this from the beginning and put down the cornerstone for a project of this size and scope. A once-in-a-lifetime experience and too fun of a challenge not to take on."
Carina
Senior Technical Project Manager
"I firmly believe that batteries are the future. We’re in an interesting time in history where everything we take for granted about cars will change. It's exciting being part of this technological leap"
Nikolaj
Construction Field Supervisor
"To build a factory producing the world’s greenest battery, accelerating the transition toward a sustainable future is why I want to be part of this. I feel lucky and proud helping it become reality."

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

Sandra Viklund | Contact Person

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