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Business Development Battery Product Manager

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

Electric power will replace the combustion engine in automotive and industrial applications. The electricity grid needs energy storage to handle higher power and the intermittent nature of sustainable energy. The corded and already cordless portable appliances have an ever-increasing need for better and cheaper batteries too. Li-Ion batteries and battery systems are key to this future and there are plenty of new ideas, improvements, great research and development on the horizon.

Key to Northvolt’s success is finding opportunities and synergies between the various market segment and customer needs, together with learnings from how end users actually use battery powered products in the field. We are looking for a Battery Product Manager to articulate Northvolt’s battery cell and systems portfolio across all industries and applications.

Externally you support customer dialogues and collaborate with our customers’ commercial and technical experts, to deeply understand wants, needs, opportunities and tradeoffs. You are also responsible for collecting and making sense of new research findings as well as competitive intelligence.

Internally you balance technical roadmaps, production costs, performance and life time tradeoffs. Targeting market opportunities, you translate this into a competitive product strategy and align with research & development, industrialization, production, sourcing, connectivity and other central teams and processes.

In order to continuously evaluate and further develop our product and services portfolio, you are also involved in market activities, attend and speak at customer and industry meetings and conferences,drive internal forums and more.

The rolerequires very good technical and strategic commercial understanding, as well as the ability to clearly communicate why and what we should prioritize to management as well as engineering teams.

You will be part of the Business Development team and report to our Chief Business Development Officer.

You will be based in Stockholm, Sweden and regularly travel to our customers throughout Europe.

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

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Skills & Requirements

  • MSc Engineering
  • 5 years of experience from Li Ion battery technology
  • 5 years of experience from product management
  • Successful history of working with mid and senior level technical teams, purchasing and management
  • Strong leadership skills with experience from growing and developing a team as well as proven track record of successfully developing team members, support their growth and let them excel
  • Knowledge of battery industry and technology is desirable
  • Startup and growth company experience is a major advantage
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills in both technical and business environments (fluency in Swedish and/or German is a plus)
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressure multi-cultural environment
  • Thrive working within tight deadlines and excellent at time management
  • Have plenty of grit, a can-do attitude, an entrepreneurial spirit, a great eye for quality, a sense of humor and a curious mind
  • Are friendly, passionate & purpose driven

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!

Martin Anderlind | Hiring Manager

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