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Factory Support Specialist IT

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2024
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2024
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site

Factory Support Specialist – NOVO Energy IT Gothenburg

NOVO Energy is a Northvolt Volvo Cars joint venture formed in order to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo cars. We are building a state-of-the-art facility for research and development of the next generation of battery cells, and we need your help in making it happen!

The new European battery industry is key to the electrification of cars. By joining NOVO Energy, you get a unique opportunity to prepare for the electrification of automotive and at the same time contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

What we offer

We are looking for a Factory Support Specialist who will be responsible for handling and routing IT, Digitalization and Automation incidents for operations at NOVO Energy. This role is focused on (but not limited to) helpdesk style operation that will directly impact production and the supporting functions.

The person joining us in this role will play a crucial role and be actively involved in documenting and analyzing issues, improving workflows, and supporting the central IT and Digitalization team. As we are in a scale up phase you have a unique opportunity to shape out digital landscape and significantly contribute the future success for NOVO Energy. Thanks to the joint venture there is also an exclusive opportunity to collaborate and network with our parent companies.

Key responsibilities

  • Pick up, document and route incident tickets connected to IT & Digitalization using our incident management system (JIRA)
  • Handle bug reports
  • Handle root cause analyses of closed incidents
  • Work with central IT & Digitalization team to improve and develop way of work
  • Solve and close incidents
  • Support the IT & Digitalization team at NOVO Energy
  • Document and create databases with lessons learned and troubleshooting information
  • Take part in the on-call rotation for out of hours support

You and your skills

We believe you are a strong team player with an outgoing, holistic, and fit-for-purpose approach. You understand that the mission is to establish a well-functioning Gigafactory where the timeline is tight and collaboration with our teams is key. You thrive under high pressure and tight deadlines, demonstrating excellent time management skills. You work well with others in a team environment and can also perform independently.

You are adept at working in a high-profile and often high-pressure international environment (start-up), showing flexibility, quality, friendliness, and motivation to take on new challenges. Your grit and sense of humour are qualities we cherish. You are passionate and purpose-driven, with strong problem-solving skills and the ability to challenge solutions and ideas constructively.

You are a very good team player who contributes with authentic passion and energy. You consistently deliver on expectations and promises, showing a high level of grit and morale.

In addition, we believe you meet the following requirements:

  • Experience in a help or service desk role
  • Experience in manufacturing and/or manufacturing IT organizations
  • Experience participating in IT projects for manufacturing
  • Familiarity with systems like ERP, MES, and PLM
  • Fluent in English, with excellent written and oral skills

Information about the recruitment process during the summer vacation period: 
We would like to inform you that our recruitment process may take longer than usual due to the holiday season. We ask for your understanding as our lead times are extended during the summer, and we appreciate your patience. We will review your application as soon as possible and get back to you at the earliest opportunity.

Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to connecting with you! 

Work with great people

Senior Director of Advanced Materials
"I was attracted to NOVO Energy and Sweden, after having seen the impressive growth of the European electric vehicle market where Northvolt’s work on sustainable batteries is already well-known."
Mechanical Engineering Manager
"Our mission to produce the world's greenest battery spoke to me. I feel I'm doing something to help the world towards sustainability. This is what drives my colleagues and gives us a shared purpose."
Senior Construction Manager
"To me, it's exciting being part of this from the beginning and put down the cornerstone for a project of this size and scope. A once-in-a-lifetime experience and too fun of a challenge not to take on."
Senior Technical Project Manager
"I firmly believe that batteries are the future. We’re in an interesting time in history where everything we take for granted about cars will change. It's exciting being part of this technological leap."
Construction Field Supervisor
"To build a factory producing the world’s greenest battery, accelerating the transition toward a sustainable future is why I want to be part of this. I feel lucky and proud helping it become reality."

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

    International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

    Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose


  • Flexible working hours

    Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

    Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

    Collective agreement

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

Helena Giannakenas | Contact Person

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