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Construction Manager - Instrumentation & Controls

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

We are looking for a driven Construction Manager focusing on Instrumentation & Controls to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent Cathode Active Material team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up our Cathode Active Material department and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job:
The Construction Manager leads a team to supervise the construction activities assigned
to third party contractors, and ensures compliance with schedule, costs, quality, health, safety and environmental protection requirements. Specifically for Process Instrumentation & Controls, the Senior Construction Engineer shall have solid background in installation and pre-commissioning of instrumentation and cabling for plant monitoring and process control systems as well as data & fiber networking. The Construction Manager shall oversee the installation and pre-commissioning of these systems for the production of Cathode Active Materials, Waste Water Treatment and utilities distribution. Relevant experience in DCS Architecture and components, System Configuration & Programming, Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) is needed

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Attending the tests, controls and inspections carried out by Contractor and it sub-contractors, checking conformity required by Northvolt specifications, European Norms & Directives and National Standards (including ATEX where applicable)
  • Ensuring the orderly collection and management of written records of inspections, controls and test results by Main Contractor for the purpose of approvals of mechanically completed plant systems
  • Participating in determining corrective actions and then ensuring correct implementation of the activities for resolving cases of nonconformity;
  • Facilitate the handover of completed systems to the Northvolt Commissioning and/or
    Facilities teams.
  • Ensuring, with the support of the Northvolt HSE Team the field control of HSE aspects, also with reference to activities developed by Contractors/Suppliers

Personal Success Factors:
The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, 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 towards 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 form 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 any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

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:

  • University degree in Mechanical, Electrical, or Chemical Engineering or relevant field in instrumentation & control
  • 8 years of experience in industrial construction project involving:
    – the integration of DCS systems with other plant systems, such as:
  • Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS),
  • Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs)
  • Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems,
  • Analytical instruments.
    – Quality Control and Inspection
  • Familiarity with IEC Standards (International Electrotechnical Commission) such as:
    – IEC 61511: Functional Safety - Safety Instrumented Systems for the Process Industry
  • Familiarity with API (American Petroleum Institute) standards, such as:

  • – API 500 for instrumentation in process control systems
    – API 551 for recommended practices for process measurement
    – API552 for Transmission systems
    – API 670 for machinery protection systems.

  • Familiarity with European Norms (EN) such as the SS-EN 764 series (Pressure Equipment)

  • Knowledgeable about Mechanical LOT


  • Driver's license class B valid in Sweden/Eu

  • BAM (Bättre Arbetsmiljö) and BAS-P/U course highly valued

  • Heta Arbeten Permit Issuer (hot works loss prevention) course highly valued

  • Work at height, MEWP, safe lifting, and Scaffold <9m training certifications highly valued

Other valuable (but not required experience):

  • Familiarity with Ab04 (general conditions of contract for building & civil engineering works & building services)
  • Familiarity with ABT06 (general conditions of contract for design & construct contracts for building, civil engineering, and installation works)
  • Familiary with Sweden's Arbetsmiljöverket Laws and Provisions applicable to construction projects
  • Familiarity with applicable AMA codes, SSG standards and BBR (Boverkets Buggregler) building regulations.

Language Skills:

  • English & English proficiency mandatory
  • Proficiency with the language of Contractor manpower highly valued as well

Computer Literacy:

  • MS Office
  • MS Project or other Planning/Scheduling software highly valued

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, sustainable, and high-quality cells and battery systems. Built to enable the future of energy.

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 the world’s greenest batteries.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re looking for smart people 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!

Doaa Elmahdi | Contact Person

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