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Maintenance Planner

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

We are looking for a driven Maintenance Planner to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our bold Maintenance & Facilities team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player of the team and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job

As a Maintenance Planner you will work together with maintenance engineers, planners, managers, production planners, and operations representatives ensuring that maintenance activities from short and long-term scopes are up to date and feasible for execution.

Your weekly tasks will take place in the office and site. Amongst other activities, you will keep short and long term forecast up to date, manage/guide the work order flow, identify maintenance opportunities, ensure availability of resources for planned activities, verify/validate information on-site, communicate/coordinate with the different stakeholders.

This position gives you the possibility to look at maintenance from a holistic view, looking at what is happening on an Area, building, or even the whole Site.

About the team

The Maintenance & Facilities Team is a constantly growing team with around 230 members. Some of the positions you will find in the team are technicians, supervisors, manager, planners, maintenance & facility engineers. The team is based in Skellefteå.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare and keep updated the short- and long-term forecasts.

  • Ensure that maintenance work orders are ready for execution.

  • Validate, on-site, the feasibility of execution of maintenance work orders.

  • Tracking of purchase orders and services, for planned work orders.

  • Identify and prepare conjoint plans for maintenance activities with the other maintenance teams.

  • Clearly communicate information related to forecasts, backlog, amongst other topics. This, to different audiences (production, maintenance, safety, quality).

The person we are looking for is driven, structured, flexible and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values ​​great self-discipline and a natural talent for making things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, good eye to detail, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

Apply with CV and personal letter, or your complete Linkedin profile.

Full-time employment, fixed salary.

Planned start date is asap.

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:

  • M.Ss or B.Sc degree in technical area such as mechanical, electrical or similar

  • 3+ years of maintenance experience working in a Manufacturing Environment

  • 3+ years using a CMMS system to manage Work Orders and Requests

  • Excellent English written and oral skills

  • Good communication/presentation skills

  • A “puzzle solver” mindset

Bonus points for:

  • Fluency in other languages (Swedish, Chinese, Korean)

  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

  • You have a proactive way of working

  • Passionate and goal oriented

  • Ability to work well under occasionally pressured schedules with good time planning and focus on the work task

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program


  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

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.

Emelie Pettersson | Contact Person

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