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Project Purchasing Manager (Automotive projects)

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

We are looking for a passionate purchasing talent to join us as Project Purchasing Manager in our mission to contribute to a greener future. You will be part of our passionate and excellent Systems Supply Chain team working in office placed in Gdańsk. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the role

As Northvolt continues to scale its operations to fulfill the customers need for turn-key solutions within the Automotive segment, we now offer the right individual a broad and exciting role with a possibility to make a lasting impact, both on the environment and Northvolt. The role will play an important role in defining and setting the ways of working within an IATF compliant value chain aligning the System organization to external expectations from both customers and Suppliers.

About the team

The Program Purchasing team is a small, to be expanded team, covering a wide range of purchasing categories within battery systems solutions. The team focus is about to be driving fast paced projects with a strong focus on standardization to increase execution efficiency.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Defining and categorizing project requirements associated with supplier selection
  • Aligning timelines and budgets with project and program management
  • Defining cost and localization targets in collaboration with Cost Engineering and Category Management
  • Driving Northvolt’s sustainability agenda towards suppliers
  • Acting as an escalation path relating to sourced components and services within designated programs
  • To define and setup ways of working relating to program planning and APQP together with PMO and SQE teams
  • Ensuring supplier compliance with agreed timelines and cost targets throughout the development and industrialization

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Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have:

  • Working experience (5+ years) within automotive purchasing system deliveries (not individual components)
  • Project management skills equivalent to: PMI/PMP training/ IATF knowledge
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Global environment working experience

Bonus points for:

  • Working experience with LCA analysis

Candidate’s profile:

  • Flexible, curious and eager to learn
  • Self-disciplined and able to prioritize tasks
  • Analytical mind
  • Able to work in fast paced environment and strict deadlines
  • Leadership skills

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
  • Co-financing postgraduate studies
  • English lessons
  • Employee referral programme
  • Financing of commuting by bicycle
  • 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
  • Relocation bonus
  • Work in an international environment - the ability to use English daily
  • Opportunity to develop and acquire new skills in a company taking part in the transformation to renewable energy
  • Friendly and open working atmosphere in a diverse team

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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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