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Human Resources Manager

  • Västerås
  • Västerås

Northvolt is growing rapidly, and so is the HR team. Our employees are our greatest strength and therefore we are now looking for an excellent Human Resources Manager who will commit to recruiting the top talents and contribute to providing our employees with an exceptional working experience.

At Northvolt we believe in our mission. In joining us you will also play an important role from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories - a great step forward in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Human Resources Manager will initially be located in both in Stockholm at our project office and in Västerås at our temporary office. During the first half of 2019 most likely moving to the Northvolt Labs site in Västerås. The HR Manager will report directly to the Human Resource Director based in Stockholm and with a dotted reporting line to the Head of Manufacturing based in Västerås.

As HR Manager at Northvolt in Västerås you’ll be a part of a passionate, skilled and diverse team. You are expected to contributing in building a stellar HR-team over time, and should have demonstrated a successful track record of people leadership.

Among your key areas of responsibilities:

  • Support the business in all aspects of HR on both the strategic and operational level
  • Building HR processes for Northvolt Labs Factory
  • Employer Branding, Talent Acquisition, Recruitment, Talent Management
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Training and Performance
  • Build and maintain excellent and effective employee relations, as well as union management relations
  • HCM System owner

With a high-quality mindset and approach you will be dedicated to building an excellent and functional organization starting from scratch, playing a key role in supporting and coaching our managers and employees in all HR related questions. With your passion and can-do attitude you will take the lead into establishing, developing and maintaining Northvolt’s HR processes and policies locally. You will ensure that processes, systems and work routines are as optimized as possible and aligned with business needs and strategy.

Thanks to your genuine passion to build up and grow great companies you will support with counseling our employees by planning, monitoring, and appraising their job results.

As part of your umbrella of responsibilities you will ensure legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource law requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings, handling the relation with the unions. We thrive from promoting diversity in our workforce ensuring that Northvolt culture welcome a diverse population and support each person in achieving their career goals within the organization.

Please apply with CV, Cover Letter or a complte LinkedIn profile.
Full time position, starting date asap.

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

Our ideal candidate:

  • We are looking for a candidate with previous substantial experience in Human Resources, preferably in manufacturing companies

  • A strategic thinker to support with the definition of HR strategies as well as an excellent hands on doer who get things executed and does not mind to get into the details

  • You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Business Administration or related

  • You have solid knowledge of compensation strategy, performance management, employee relations, safety practices and talent acquisition, and the ability to apply this knowledge in a manner that is compliant with relevant employment laws

  • You have previous proven experience of creating a culture of engagement, collaboration and teamwork

  • You have experience in leading people directly or indirectly – using positive leadership and managerial techniques

  • Excellent communications skills in written and verbal communication with fluency in English and Swedish are required

  • As a person you are passionate, highly organized and result-driven You are a strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn person. You like to be proactive and deliver beyond expectations. You share our can-do attitude and entrepreneurial spirit!

  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

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.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

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!

Daniela Maniaci | Hiring Manager

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