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Operations and Analytics Internship - Sodium-ion (6 months)

We are looking for an exceptionally innovative and driven individual to join in our mission to build a greener future. This role is part of Northvolt’s sodium ion team based in Västerås and Stockholm. By joining us, you will be a key player in developing the next generation of battery technology, an even more sustainable and competitive product and contribute to the global transition towards a clean and carbon-neutral energy future.

About the job

You will be an integral part of the program office, interacting with internal and external stakeholders to create the foundation for connecting the development and industrialization efforts to commercial and financing initiatives.
In the role you will be responsible for creating and maintaining qualitative and quantitative analysis of ongoing efforts within the program, helping in steering the development to success while getting unique insights and learnings in both technical and commercial settings. You will gather and analyze information, formulate and test hypotheses, and develop and communicate recommendations.
We aim to reinvent how batteries are designed, produced and used around a new technology platform. This is stretching from R&D efforts all the way to end-customer value creation and financing strategies. You are expected to be creative in finding solutions to push yourself and your colleagues across the organization to ensure progress and success of the program. You need to be up to speed on constantly changing circumstances and evaluate proposed solutions from different stakeholders, making non-biased decisions that create the most value.
As an intern within the team you receive support, coaching and mentoring from the team across many different sectors, building up know-how along the complete value chain for battery industries. This includes but is not limited to R&D, legal, financing, business development, etc.
You will primarily interact with, and get support from, senior managers within the program to help guide your work and career at Northvolt.

About the team
You will join a fairly new effort and thus a small but dedicated team which will grow with the progress of this project. This role gives you the opportunity to be part of an exciting new project from the beginning and allows you to grow and take on additional responsibility fast. The dedicated core team includes cell design, process and materials engineering, commercialization strategy and factory development, etc. However, this project requires cross-functional contribution across the entire organization which will be a key aspect of this role. In this position, you will join a passionate team that is driven by creating an even more sustainable product which will make a significant impact for Northvolt and the transition towards a greener future.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Own operational modelling of existing and future production assets
  • Prepare strategic project decisions and material for Northvolt Management and stakeholders
  • Create benchmarking and market assessment for the technology
  • Enable strategic initiatives through providing qualitative and quantitative insights
  • Hands on insights in cell development and manufacturing by supporting prototyping efforts

The person we are looking for is intrinsically motivated by our mission, ambitious, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact for the future of energy and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, 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 recognize 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 rapidly, 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.

6-month 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 :

  • Pursuing a technical BSc/MSc degree such as Industrial/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
  • Graduation year between 2024-2026
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Strong technical aptitude/ ability to quickly understand technology
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analysis skills
  • Ability to drive work independently and in a team environment to deliver results

  • Can-do attitude and “not afraid to get hands dirty”

  • Proficient in Excel and the MS Office suite

Bonus points for:

  • Interest in translating technical innovation to commercial advantage
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages (Korean, Swedish, Chinese, French)
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

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

  • RPDB / DPSP

  • 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!


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