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Project Engineer - Site services

  • Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 2023
  • Göteborg
  • On-site
  • Application Deadline: Sept. 30, 2023
  • Göteborg
  • On-site

We are establishing a state-of-the-art gigafactory in Gothenburg, set to become one of Europe's largest battery cell production facilities. We are currently seeking Project Engineers to join our Facility & EPC team!

Volvo Cars stands as one of the most esteemed and respected automotive brands globally. Northvolt leads as a prominent supplier of sustainable high-quality battery cells and systems, committed to delivering the world's greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have forged a joint venture known as NOVO Energy, aimed at propelling the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar vehicles. Few industries present opportunities for career growth and personal development as the emerging European battery sector does. Through contributing to this joint venture, you will not only cultivate skills in high demand within the global automotive and industrial landscape but also contribute to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

Our mission is to construct a "First in Class" Gigafactory that transitions Volvo Cars into a full-fledged electric vehicle manufacturer. This transformation will be accomplished through the application of the most sustainable and innovative construction methodologies, while achieving the highest level of trust with all service providers to execute the industry's safest, swiftest, quality-assured, cost-effective, and exemplary project.

As a Project Engineer, you will play a key role in coordinating all temporary works and resources within the project. Collaborating closely with the Site Logistics Manager and the wider Site Service team, you will play a crucial role by providing information to guarantee the ongoing advancement of the project. Your responsibilities will encompass communication with both external and internal stakeholders across various platforms, ensuring clear and well-grounded dissemination of information. Your work will involve continuous internal administration, including generating status reports in our reporting system and processing various orders.

We are seeking an individual with a keen eye for detail and a strong determination to surpass expectations. A positive attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit are essential, along with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines. Proficiency in team collaboration is paramount, while also being comfortable with independent work. Experience in an international environment is advantageous. We value flexibility, dedication to quality, kindness, motivation to embrace new challenges, and a good sense of humor. If you are fueled by passion for your work and driven to achieve your goals, then this role is tailor-made for you.

In this role, your responsibilities will include:

• Managing project administration

• Preparing specifications, plans, cost estimates, and reports linked to the project scope

• Financial tracking and forecasting

• Engaging in procurement activities and document reviews

• Staffing curves

• Participation in meetings

Experience requirements:

• Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent work experience

• Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience

• Experience in project economics and budget management

• Experience in large-scale construction projects with multidisciplinary complexity

• Strong communication skills

• Proficiency in both spoken and written English and Swedish

• Experience from Swedish construction sites

Work with great people

Senior Director of Advanced Materials
"I was attracted to NOVO Energy and Sweden, after having seen the impressive growth of the European electric vehicle market where Northvolt’s work on sustainable batteries is already well-known."
Mechanical Engineering Manager
"Our mission to produce the world's greenest battery spoke to me. I feel I'm doing something to help the world towards sustainability. This is what drives my colleagues and gives us a shared purpose."
Senior Construction Manager
"To me, it's exciting being part of this from the beginning and put down the cornerstone for a project of this size and scope. A once-in-a-lifetime experience and too fun of a challenge not to take on."
Senior Technical Project Manager
"I firmly believe that batteries are the future. We’re in an interesting time in history where everything we take for granted about cars will change. It's exciting being part of this technological leap"
Construction Field Supervisor
"To build a factory producing the world’s greenest battery, accelerating the transition toward a sustainable future is why I want to be part of this. I feel lucky and proud helping it become reality."

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

Karl Nilsson | Contact Person

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