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Configuration Manager - Battery Systems

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Stockholm

Northvolt is looking for a Configuration Manager to bring the development of our new products in the Battery Systems Engineering team to a new level of efficiency. The Configuration Manager will have the challenging task to bring order and structure in a very fast-paced, fast-changing start-up design environment.

At Northvolt, our engineers – in line with our whole organization – strive to design and deliver the best and greenest battery systems ever. Your mission is to improve the organization of information in a very dynamic environment: make sure we all efficiently work around the latest level of engineering documentation and make it available to all at any time.

You will manage and sustain the overall Configuration Management (CM) structure in our PLM system and make sure that changes and documents throughout the Northvolt Battery Systems product lifecycle are managed efficiently, structured and in a traceable way. You will interface with our IT team and Quality team to develop and implement the CM tools, and how they tie up with other critical company tools.

You will also set up all the necessary processes, then train the teams so that everyone follows the rules and have access to the latest information.

Key responsibilities:

The Configuration Manager owns the product lifecycle management, change management and documentation management activities. You define then implement the right processes on both a long-term and a short-term basis.

  • Define and drive the change management process, so that the Northvolt Battery Systems products keep their integrity over time
  • Define and drive the document management of the Northvolt’s Battery Systems department; set up standard document types
  • Define and drive the Northvolt Battery Systems product development process together with the Systems Engineering team and Quality team, including definition of prototype stages and required documentation for each stage.
  • Support the team throughout the implementation of the processes, through follow-ups and trainings, particularly within the Engineering and Project Management teams
  • Ensure that the Northvolt Battery Systems product’s different revisions and configurations are following a defined methodology and are manageable for future product development and customer projects
  • Ensure a good structure and infrastructure of the product design documents, e.g. BOM, 3D data and drawings, and availability of the right information at the right version level for the wider organization
  • Ensure that the design and documentation release of Northvolt Battery Systems products is handled seamlessly
  • Ensure a good interface at all time of the PLM with the ERP and our CAD systems and propose and implement improvements to the CM system
  • Facilitate communication around CM inside and outside the engineering team

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master of Science within Technical discipline such as Mechanical Engineering, Software Engineering, Industrial Engineering and Management or similar.
  • Min 4 years in a configuration manager, quality role or similar
  • Experience working with PLM/PDM systems, if possible Siemens Teamcenter
  • Very structured person, with strong attention to details
  • Assertive person: ability to maintain some structure in a fast-evolving, very creative engineering team
  • Pragmatism: this is about us being more efficient, but we won’t slow down!

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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