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Document Controller (m/w/d)

With Germany being the core of European automotive manufacturing, its only natural it should also be a pioneer in scaling up battery cell manufacturing. At Northvolt we are excited to make this happen, and we have recently announced that Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, will be the location of our German Battery Gigafactory. The factory will be built in multiple phases over 5+ years and the factory represent a multi-billion Euro investment project. To enable this project we are now looking for a dedicated and driven Document Controller to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future.

About the job
A document controller is responsible for managing and organizing company documents and records. They ensure that documents are stored, maintained, and tracked in a manner that complies with company policies and procedures, as well as legal and regulatory requirements.

About the team
You will be part of the Northvolt project team of about 40 employees that will have the overall responsibility of this mega project based in Heide Germany.

About the work environment
The office is currently located in Hamburg with an outreach to Heide, Schleswig-Holstein where the giga-factory will be built. Please don’t apply if you are not willing to move to site.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Document Management: A document controller is responsible for managing company documents and records, ensuring that they are accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
  • Document Control: A document controller must maintain a document control system that ensures that documents are appropriately stored, tracked, and retrieved. This includes assigning document numbers, maintaining revision control, and managing document distribution.
  • Quality Control: A document controller is responsible for ensuring that all documents meet the required quality standards and are in compliance with company policies and procedures, as well as legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Record Keeping: A document controller must maintain accurate records of all documents, including the document history, revisions, and approvals.
  • Collaboration: A document controller must work closely with other departments and personnel, including project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure that document requirements are met.

Success factors for this position:

In addition to these requirements, a Document Controller in the Construction Industry must have strong attention to detail, be able to work under pressure, and have a strong commitment to ethical conduct and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. They should possess excellent organizational and time-management skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment. They should be able to work collaboratively with the construction team to ensure project success.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring, and structured. You thrive by leading others and working towards common goals. You are used to a high-paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, a sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, 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 toward 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 from 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.

Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process.

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 :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, with a preference for an associate's degree in business or a related field.
  • Experience in document control or a related field is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of document control procedures and systems, esp. Autodesk Construction Cloud (ACC) and omega Pims.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and document management software.
  • Excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with other departments and personnel.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines and departments to ensure that document requirements are met.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

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.

Martin Slingerland | Contact Person

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