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Tactical Purchasing Specialist

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

Northvolt is establishing its first facility to industrialize and produce battery systems. In order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market, we are establishing a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions in Gdansk, Poland.

As a company with a long-term expansion plan, we provide the opportunity for long-term cooperation and development within the newly created company.

Currently we are looking for a Tactical Purchasing Specialist.

Key responsibilities:

  • Interfaces with Sourcing Team on sourcing strategy and execute accordingly
  • Acquires and maintains technical understanding of product and services
  • Execution of the sourcing process according to company policies
  • Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate
  • Recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, alternative sourcing, and vendor evaluation criteria
  • Investigates alternate component technologies or supplies, reducing cost and improving quality and reliability
  • Coordinate contract and price negotiations
  • Resolves wide range of issues in creative and effective ways
  • Drive Continues Supplier Improvements through available processes

Work with great people

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Skills & Requirements

Requirements:

  • At least 2 years of experience in sourcing related position
  • Experience in mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical manufacturing field or similar
  • Knowledge of ERP systems (Microsoft Dynamics 365 would be an advantage)
  • Knowledge of the electronic components market
  • Fluent English

We offer:

  • Stable employment conditions – employment contract (indefinite after 6 months)
  • Private medical care in LUX MED – extended package with a freedom of treatment (partial refunding of invoices) for the employee fully paid by the company
  • MyBenefit System – monthly card top-ups, the possibility to purchase a Multisport card
  • Paid trainings connected to the working position
  • Clear career path, the possibility to switch departments
  • Education co-funding
  • English lessons
  • Employee referral program
  • Financing of commuting by bicycle, direct bus from Gdańsk Główny to the factory
  • Christmas/holiday bonuses from Employee Benefit Fund (ZFŚS)
  • Co-financing of sports activities and integration budget
  • The possibility to invest in Northvolt group’s shares
  • Fruits and coffee
  • Relocation bonus
  • Work in an international environment

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.

Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.

Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs in Västerås, as well as Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, in Gdansk, for production of battery systems. We are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced manufacturing experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!


Anna Choynowska | Contact Person

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