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Program Manager - Battery Systems

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Do you have what it takes to enable the future of energy? Northvolt is looking for experienced Manufacturing Engineers to join our Battery Systems department in Stockholm. You will be given the opportunity to develop li-Ion battery systems for traction and grid storage, as well as being a part of building the first European large-scale Lithium-Ion battery factory. We are searching for Manufacturing Engineers with experience of developing high performance battery modules and packs. You have experience in designing electrical products and panels for high energy battery packs according to current safety and performance standards and have been actively part of complete product development cycles for these products.

At Northvolt, we all work tightly together with a simplified structure, and we encourage different backgrounds and level of experience. What we all have in common is that we are bold and passionate, and in whatever area we contribute to - we do it with excellence. Do you have what it takes to be a part of our team?

About The Role:

Northvolt is looking for a senior manufacturing professional to lead and integrate teams to ensure success in our battery module and pack production efforts. This role’s primary mission is to facilitate both tactical and strategic discussions around building our manufacturing presence in Gdansk, Poland. Responsibilities include providing a complete industrialization roadmap including determining key milestones in design, sourcing, supply chain build-up, line design, process development, and production ramp-up. The ideal candidate has experienced intense manufacturing ramp-up scenarios, ideally in electronics and automotive environment. This role demands intense attention to detail, understanding of manufacturing interferences, as well as superior communication and interpersonal skills to bridge an international team across a broad geographic area. This role requires a hands on approach and a strong intuition for manufacturing problem solving built on experience.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Build & own the Northvolt Battery Systems industrialization roadmap across all key functions including product engineering, testing, manufacturing engineering, supply chain, business development, production, etc.

  • Lead strategic and tactical operations discussions with both Stockholm engineering teams and Gdansk production teams.

  • Act as focal integration point for the industrialization and transition of our products from prototype to mass production phase by managing all necessary constraints, workflows, technology, and operational objectives.

  • Measure performance of supply chain & production operations, driving continuous improvement by inspiring team and installing rigor in regular operational forums

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in mechanical, electrical, industrial engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level

  • 4+ years of experience in program management or operations leadership ensuring manufacturing execution, while building a team and company culture

  • Familiarity with battery module/pack manufacturing, electronics manufacturing, automotive manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing, or other similar industries.

  • Experience in working in international teams and with customers

  • Superior time management, communication, and ability to work under high pressure

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently, while inspiring others.

  • Experience working with contract manufacturers and managing supplier expectations

  • Fluency in Polish a plus

Your personal characteristics can be flexibility, quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor. You are also passionate & purpose driven – you want to join us on the journey of enabling the future of energy!

To be a part of this unique opportunity apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile. Please add to your application how you can contribute with your background to Northvolt and enable the future of energy.

Full time employment, fixed salary, benefits TBD (start-up), position based in Stockholm with frequent travels.

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!


Xavier Frère | Hiring Manager

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