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Program Planner

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  • Skellefteå +1 more

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Program Planner to join our Northvolt Ett program team.

As Program Planner, you will have ownership of the integrated plan for setting up Northvolt Ett, the large-scale battery factory being built in Northern Sweden. This integrated schedule constitutes the key parts from all the detailed plans of Construction, Process equipment, Procurement, Automation, Start of operations etc.

As Program Planner, your main responsibilities include keeping track of the key activities and milestones from now until start of battery production, as well as understanding how these are interlinked. You will play an important role in developing creative solutions to solve bottlenecks as and when they arise. Furthermore, you will secure alignment across all parties by running schedule reviews with the workstream leaders and external partners. Over time, you are expected to build up and strengthen the in-house planning team to prepare for the extensive equipment installation phase on site.

Ideally, you have experience as project leader from large complex projects, such as building new sites, installing new equipment, and/or major re-work on current infrastructure. Your involvement in such projects has been driving the planning activities as well as been deeply involved in day-to-day problem solving. You have an eye for details, while at the same time keeping the larger picture in sight. You are solutions driven and can motivate your colleagues to go the extra mile.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • A Relevant University Degree (B.Sc. / M.Sc. or similar)
  • 5+ years as planner and/or project manager in demanding industrial environment
  • Experience in MS Project, Primavera and similar tools is a plus but not required
  • Preferably having worked in multi-cultural environment

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • A can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management

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

The role is based in Stockholm, with some travels to the factory site in Skellefteå, as well as other Northvolt sites.

Planned start date is ASAP.

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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