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Logistics Development Manager

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Logistics Development Manager to join our excellent and passionate team at Northvolt in Stockholm.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start, building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play a significant role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

Logistics Development Manager will focus on conceptualising, designing and building logistical framework for Northvolt operations across its entire geography. Together with colleagues: Logistics Procurement, Developers and Co-ordinators, you will partake in purchasing activities, as well as secure processes and resources necessary for operational deployment and execution.

Our journey starts in Västerås, Sweden with Northvolt Labs going live very soon, while the giga-factory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden is already in construction phase and logistical set-ups are being drafted as we speak. As key player in the Logistics Team you will have the opportunity to design and build sustainable logistical solutions from scratch, both for Northvolt’s operations in Sweden, as well as beyond. You will be based in Stockholm at Northvolt’s head office and report to Director of Logistics.


In broad terms, Team Logistics is responsible for everything that moves. Our mission is to support Northvolt’s growth and expansion with logistical expertise and to create a robust logistical framework, within which Northvolt units can operate.
In parallel, we must secure sustainability of our solutions while maintaining operational supply chain efficiency.


Generally speaking, you have substantial experience in the field of logistics and excellent understanding of end to end supply chain. You have been active across multiple transportation modes (road, rail , sea and air), engaged with direct material suppliers, worked with inventory and warehousing - both in-house, as well as 3PL-operated.

You have worked with logistics for global sourcing, but your professional home is Europe. You have been driving or have been engaged in greenfield or brownfield projects, where logistical solutions, routes and networks were built from the ground up or heavily re-designed.

In your life you have also tackled the topic of return logistics with all of its challenges, especially when it comes to Dangerous Goods.

Ideally you are very familiar with the requirements of automotive industry, having run logistics for an OEM or a 1-st tier supplier.

Ensuring optimal level of service at the right cost and with minimum possible burden for the environment, in your job you will:

  • Together with the management team translate Northvolt vision and mission into Northvolt Logistics Strategy and drive its execution
  • Design and build end-to-end logistics, connecting Northvolt's suppliers, factories and customers
  • Design and build Northvolt return logistics (recycled waste as well as battery cells)
  • Lead key logistical development projects
  • Support Logistics Developers and Co-ordinators in developing processes, Standard Operations Procedures and Service Level Agreements
  • Provide input and support in development of the KPI dashboard
  • Continuously improve overall Northvolt logistical operations

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

Education and Experience

  • A degree in logistics, engineering or business, MSc or MBA/Relevant University Degree
  • 10+ years working experience in Logistics or Supply Chain Development,
    • ideally with greenfield/brownfield projects
    • ideally at an OEM or 1st tier supplier
  • Excellent communication in English - written and oral
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

  • You MUST have worked in an international, multicultural environment

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus

  • Good knowledge of computers and systems: ERP, WMS, TMS (preferably D365 suite), MS Office

Skills and Abilities

  • Passion & purpose drive

  • Creativity. Able to visualise and build solutions for a future of 2 - 5 years ahead

  • Proven leaderships qualities. Ability lead projects and coach people

  • A can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Problem-solving entrepreneurial attitude thriving in a dynamic environment where no day is like the other (we mean it!)

  • Strong sense of organisation, time and resource management

  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills

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

The person we are looking for is cheerful, positive, curious, creative and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Logistics Development Manager is a vital member of the Supply Chain Organisation and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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.   

Join us today. Together, let’s enable the future of energy! 

Bartek Borczyński | Hiring Manager

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