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Maintenance Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Fredrikstad
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Fredrikstad

As part of Hydrovolt, you will join an exciting industrial start-up with strong owners and high ambitions. The European battery industry is on the rise and Norway is one of the key markets with its world leading share of electric vehicles. In 2022 Hydrovolt open the first recycling facility in Europe which will raise the bar and change the battery recycling industry forever. We now seek to build a world class team of people who is inspired by change, innovation, and circularity.

As Maintenance Manager at Hydrovolt in Fredrikstad you will create, develop, drive and monitor all the maintenance activities on site. You will be responsible of our maintenance plan in Fredrikstad reporting to the Site Manager .

You will have an important role in the development of the company and be given the opportunity to join a start-up team in one of the most exciting and fast growing industries today.

The role is a part of our Operational team in Fredrikstad, Norway.

By joining us, you will be a key player building our operation and develop the battery recycling industry.

About the job and key responsibilities

  • Develop and implement a maintenance program based on best practices in the recycling industry with an emphasis on preventive/predictive maintenance.

  • Recruit and build a small maintenance team to run daily operations. Lead employees to encourage safety, performance and dedication.

  • Manage relationships with partners and vendors.

  • Responsible for the safe installation, maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment and systems to ensure maximum production quantity and quality.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. Full time employment, fixed salary. Planned starting date is asap.

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Proven experience as Maintenance Manager.
  • Demonstrable competency in processing- or recycling industry.
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office.
  • Focus on Safety and Problem solving.
  • Fluency in Norwegian and English.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience and interest in recycling industry.
  • Fluency in other languages (Swedish, German, French, Spanish).
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment.

About the company

The world needs clean batteries and we need a plan for what to do with them end-of life. We need to recover the materials and use them in new batteries or other products – and not produce waste.

The Swedish battery making company Northvolt, and the energy and aluminium company Hydro from Norway have now come together to create the joint venture Hydrovolt, which is building Europe’s largest electric car battery recycling facility in Fredrikstad, Norway. The battery recycling plant is situated just next to and will work hand in glove with Batteriretur, the company that collects used batteries in Norway.

André Hellström | Contact Person

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