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Engineering Manager - Technical Project Management

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

Northvolt is seeking a Engineering Manager - Technical Project Management to join our team in Northvolt ETT, Skellefteå, Sweden. You will be responsible for managing complex projects related to battery cell development, working closely with cross-functional teams to ensure timely delivery of high-quality products.

The Engineering Manager will be responsible for a team of Technical Project Managers covering cross functional alignment, scheduling, resource planning and progress follow up of manufacturing process equipment and material handling projects for Northvolt’s advanced factories. You will also lead and build a team of TPMs delivering an overall manufacturing process functionality in time, quality, and cost from design phase to hand-over to manufacturing and maintenance team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Accountable for leading a team of TPMs (technical project managers) that can be spread across zones or buildings.
  • Work cross functionally with the program team to define priorities across products/projects.
  • Align with teams designing future factories and future projects to understand needs and assign relevant TPMs.
  • Maintain an outlook of TPM needs vs future buildings and lines and build a staffing plan to keep up with the pace of growth.
  • Responsible for overall vendor management within your team
  • Lead and Develop Team members to deliver successful projects.
  • Responsible for delivering the project scopes through cross functional departments and tracking of the cross functional project timelines.
  • Responsible as the risk focal point for the designated project groups, ensuring completion to close out of all risk processes, reporting and follow up.
  • Responsible for project budget follow-up for the designated equipment project in a detailed engineering level to secure decisions.
  • Responsible for securing long term and short team cross functional project resource planning and equipment project prioritization.
  • Develop an industrialization project toolbox jointly with Engineering managers to standardize the activities across different projects and feed it into the Factory Blueprint.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Master of science in mechanical, industrial, or electrical engineering or equivalent
  • Extensive project leadership experience in fast moving demanding industrial environments
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment.
  • Minimum of 3+ years experience in managing teams directly
  • Experience in Matrixed organizations.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

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.


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