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Mechanical Commissioning Manager - Construction

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for an experienced Construction Mechanical Commissioning Manager to join our passionate Construction team in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

As the Mechanical Commissioning Manager for Construction at our Giga-factory in the north of Sweden, you will take ownership of the Mechanical Commissioning for the various projects. Your responsibilities will cover steering both the commissioning planning activities during the design phase as well as directly controlling the execution phase commissioning and completions works.

You will report directly to the Northvolt Ett Senior Commissioning Manager to ensure integration of your scope within the overall Northvolt Ett Commissioning program, you will manage your own team of discipline Commissioning engineers to successfully complete the commissioning activities for the various projects on site.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, coordinate, and manage the commissioning of mechanical systems and equipment in accordance with project requirements and schedules.
  • Work closely with project managers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure that mechanical systems and equipment are installed, tested, and commissioned in accordance with project specifications and standards.
  • Develop commissioning plans, procedures, and checklists for mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Conduct pre-commissioning and functional testing of mechanical systems and equipment to ensure that they are operating correctly and in accordance with design specifications.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues that arise during commissioning to ensure that mechanical systems and equipment are functioning as intended.
  • Ensure that all commissioning documentation, including reports, drawings, and specifications, are complete and accurate.
  • Manage the Mechanical commissioning team, including contractors and sub-contractors, to ensure that work is completed on time and within budget.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to project teams on mechanical commissioning matters.
  • Ensure that all commissioning activities are carried out in accordance with relevant health and safety regulations.

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios 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 values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting 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 :

  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field.
  • Minimum 10 years experience in commissioning management.
  • Excellent English written and oral skills.
  • Strong knowledge of mechanical systems and equipment, including HVAC systems, Industrial piping systems, Chillers/Cooling towers and mechanical equipment.
  • Experience of Fire Sprinkler systems an advantage.
  • Experience in managing and coordinating commissioning activities for large-scale construction projects.

Bonus points for:

  • CSA Grading (Commissioning specialists association)
  • Background of TAB & Pre-commissioning cleaning an advantage.
  • Experience of industrial gases and compressed air.

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.

Russell Murdoch | Contact Person

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