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IT Support Specialist - Västerås

  • Västerås

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for an IT Support Specialist to join our passionate IT team at our factory in Västerås.

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.

To be successful in this role and at Northvolt you need to have a positive and action oriented attitude, as well as being service minded. To take on this challenge we are looking for an individual who has previous experience in IT support/helpdesk and preferably experience from start-up environments. You have broad knowledge in IT technology and enjoy seeking the latest tech solutions to develop our IT department. Our ideal candidate is passionate about tech and thrives in a challenging and fast paced environment, wanting to find innovative and creative solutions and give excellent service. We believe you are independent, service minded, pedagogical and enjoy acting on your initiative. You must be comfortable writing and speaking English and fluent Swedish is necessary in this role.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Administer and coordinate hardware orders, licenses, network lines and services
  • Work closely together with project managers and HR and facilitate onboarding
  • Set-up necessary training sessions for teams
  • Actively work with constant improvements of processes, tools and routines
  • Handle relations with suppliers and vendors
  • Manage Office 365, and Backup Systems of internal data
  • Manage our intranet (no coding required)
  • Administer office hardware (TV, printer, monitors, keyboards, conference phones etc)

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Educational background in IT or other relevant educational background
  • 1 year of experience working within IT, and/or ability to pass technical case
  • Experience from both IT management and IT operations
  • IT security and strategy

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Fluent Swedish is required
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Experience from working in a startup environment
  • Service minded and pedagogical
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Knowledge in GDPR
  • Good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving 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 our Gdansk facility 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 battery 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 difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

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