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Shift Manager - Utilities (Free text)

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a experienced Maintenance Manager to join our bold and passionate 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.

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

Skills & Requirements

Your responsibility is to lead the shift, supervise and support employees. Ensure that standards are followed and employees are trained. Follow up shift performance and continuously look for improvement. Act on deviations and work with support functions to solve problems in long-term solutions.

Specifically, you deeply understand working in a fast-moving environment and a sense of urgency.

  • Ensure that SOP’s and WI’s are followed
  • Ensure development of employees (Technical, SOP’S, WI’s, Team development and behaviours)
  • Develop a team spirit that creates energy, encourages compliance with company standards and employment guidelines
  • Set performance metrics (competence matrix) for each team member and then work with team members to make sure that all metrics are met
  • Participate and run the workteam together with the manager. The duties consist of, among other things, production management, financial follow-up, planning, quality, environmental and work environment work.
  • Monitors that machines and materials are in place and coordinates the work with the subcontractors, such as inspections and subcontracting work

Relevant education & experience

  • High school diploma
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing
  • Leadership or management experience
  • Knowledge and experience in lean manufacturing

Specific skills (eg specific programs, languages, certifications etc)

  • English

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)

  • Challenges, in a bold way, current behaviors and ways of working
  • Close to employees, follow up, encourage, very good in feed-forward and feedback
  • Very good in empowering people to make people act
  • Role modeling, being the safe and healthy role model
  • Create team spirit, a sense of belonging and relatedness in the team
  • The ability to communicate to a multidisciplinary, as well as multinational, workforce is essential.
  • Strong verbal, written communication skills
  • Ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management

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.

Julia Ivansson | Contact Person

I'm interested

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