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Project Purchasing Manager

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Purchasing Manager to join our passionate team in Stockholm.

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.

The Project Purchasing Manager will be in charge of managing Cylindrical and Prismatic Purchasing Projects for Northvolt AB and its subsidiaries, collaborating closely with Strategic Purchasing of each category of materials, Business Development, Process Engineering, Manufacturing (Västerås and Skellefteå factories), our valuable Customers, Cell Design for each product to develop, Automation, Quality, Logistics and Finance.

The overall mission is to plan, organize, direct and manage the purchasing projects to meet the economic, leadtime, quality, capacity targets of the Northvolt projects.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Materials, Automation, Material Handling, Process Equipment, R&D Equipment, IT Timeline Scope: From Sourcing Plan until Equipment or Customer Product End of Life.

  • Plan, organize, direct and manage the purchasing projects including Sourcing Plan development and validation, vendors selection together with Strategic Purchasing, material testing plan with R&D and Quality (for design of experiments) , as well as equipment tests and commissioning plan, Design Changes during development and mass production phases.

  • Monitor and manage the suppliers capacities, quality, economic objectives to achieve targets, with the support of Strategic Purchasing and Supplier Quality especially in case of quality or capacity issues.

  • Build Cost Road Maps & achieve customers Targets (Quality, Cost, Time)

  • Align internal stakeholders (Business Development, Process Engineering, Cell Design, Automation, Quality, Logistics, Manufacturing, Finance) to timely achieve joint agreements and Cost road maps, joint commitments and shared goals.

  • Design and deploy Project Purchasing Processes, Milestones, Reviews, Reporting Dashboards, aligned with Northvolt Program management principles, Northvolt Quality Management System, and company strategy.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden and Germany and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

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


  • You hold a master degree in Engineering or Supply chain related field and 3-5 years experience as purchasing project management in the purchasing function from the automotive industry or battery field.

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, German is a plus

  • Highly organized and result drive

  • Proactive and goes beyond expectation

  • 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

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

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

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 makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

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 batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re 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're also hiring for our two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. We want to work with smart individuals 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.

Mandy Müller | Contact Person

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