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Business Development Recycling 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 requirements 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.

With the market for battery electrified products rapidly expanding, an efficient and environmentally friendly way to recycle these quickly increasing battery volumes will be a crucial part of our transition to a sustainable future.

Working with our customers, from Automotive giants to Industrial equipment specialists, to figure out how to best set up a circular business model that aligns with their current organization, geographical footprint, and field service operations, as well as plans for tomorrow. We are looking for a Business Development Recycling Manager to articulate and drive our recyclingofferings across all industries and geographical markets.

You will support our business segments in customer dialogues. You will collaborate with our customer’s field service operations as well as strategy teams to understand their requirements and needs and suggest improvements to their circular strategies.

Internally you translate market opportunities into offerings that you align with our Recycling, Business Development and other central teams and processes.

In addition, you likely will be involved in external activities, attend and speak at customer and industry meetings and conferences,drive internal forums and more,in order to continuously learn from, evaluate and further develop the opportunities a circular business model can offer.

The role is an integral part of Northvolt’sproduct and services offering. 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 and/or MBA
  • 5 years of experience from recycling, sustainability, logistics and/or material handling
  • Successful history of working with mid and senior level engineering 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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