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Electrical Project Manager/Operations & Maintenance Manager – Skellefteå

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

We are now looking for a skilled Electrical Project Manager to join our Construction team to build the power supply and industrial grid for Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå.

As an electrical project manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Fully understanding the electrical construction drawing requirements and making sure that they are implemented on site.
  • Attendance at site meetings and liaison with design to answer questions from site.
  • Regular progress status reporting.
  • Arranging all 3rd party inspections at pre-determined milestones to ensure that the electrical installation complies with the construction drawings and contracted deliverables.
  • Being the client representative at all site electrical inspections.
  • Regular inspection of electrical contractor's quality control program and documentation.
  • Witness the commissioning of the electrical HV and LV switchgear and electrical MCCs and distribution boards.
  • Creation of Northvolt inspection/commissioning checklists.
  • Accepting the handover of the electrical documentation.
  • Arranging for the training of the operation and maintenance personnel.

This role will work closely with the Head of Construction from pre-construction all the way to practical completion. You get the unique opportunity to be part of building the construction team of Northvolt.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Personal qualities that we value are your ability to act independently and Having the overall responsibility to develop and optimize of the power distribution grid at the factories.

  • Monitoring and balancing resources within your area.

  • Reviewing technical proposals and approving the solutions.

  • Securing fulfillment of deliverables in regard to time and technical cost.

  • Be a counterpart towards equipment manufacturer to ensure the integration into the factory when it comes to power demand.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile Full time employment, fixed salary. Start date is 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

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree within Electrical Engineering or relevant areas or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 10-15 years of experience in Electrical Engineering and Project management/Planning of major industrial projects involving development of power distribution grids.

  • Have designed or lead development and construction of robust power distribution systems to meet high requirements on reliability, availability and maintainability.

  • Understands how to utilize the possibilities of integrating a battery electrical energy storage as a peak-shaving and back-up system to optimize the factory power demands.

  • Excellent English - written and oral skills. Any additional languages skills are a plus.

  • Great communication skills as you will be in constant interaction with team members and external parties such as authorities and auditors.

  • Experience from, and motivated to, setting up work methods and procedures from scratch, work with process evaluation and documentation.

  • High work ethic, multi-tasker, strong analytical ability and attention to details, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

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

  • Passionate & purpose driven - we work for a more sustainable future.

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!

André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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