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Supplier Industrialization Manager

  • 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 Supplier Industrialization 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.

Job scope

The Supplier Industrialization role is a key function to launch new products and work externally towards the supplier, leading all internal activities from signed contract to start of production to ensure a successful launch of a product in high volume production or of high complexity.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provide leadership for New Product Introduction (NPI) at Suppliers
  • Lead supplier improvements in scalability, optimization and cost
  • Facilitate communication and clarification of technical requirements between Suppliers, Purchasing, Quality, and Design teams
  • Collaborate with Design, Quality, Category and Manufacturing to determine the ideal performance specifications and supplier metrics
  • Accountable for leading, tracking and improving supplier manufacturing process development and launch readiness for new products and design changes
  • Validate supplier corrective actions involving design and/or process changes to ensure they are robust, sustainable, and implemented for similar potential
  • concerns across manufacturing lines and/or supplier
  • Provide input on new or alternative materials for improved design, manufacturability, or cost reduction

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have:

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Supply Chain field, or Electromechanical, Mechanical, and BMS
  • Minimum 10 years work experience
  • Continuously develop and improve ways of working
  • Stakeholder Management and strong communication skills
  • Understanding of scaling operations in a fast-growing environment in an industrial setting
  • Ability to travel frequently

Specific skills :

  • Fluent in English, having worked in an international setting

Candidate's profile:

  • Structured, communicative and can handle a complex environment that requires flexibility but also a strong drive to succeed
  • Innovative and creative mind
  • Highly organized, proactive and result driven
  • A structured approach to problem solving
  • Has a can do-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Share Northvolt values in terms of sustainability
  • Excellent attention to details

We offer:

  • 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
  • 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

If you are interested, submit your resume in English using "I'm interested" button.

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!

Jan Domański | Contact Person

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