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Product Owner

Northvolt is looking for a Product Owner to join our Software & AI team in Stockholm. You will be given the opportunity to be a part of enabling the factory of future in addition with forming the future of smart batteries, as well as being a part of building the first European large-scale Lithium-Ion battery factory.

We’re looking for a Product Owner with experience of building new products from scratch, in a fast paced environment with multiple stakeholders with wildly different needs and requirements. You have experience in working with complex software products and the ability to understand and communicate new fields of technology.

At Northvolt, we all work tightly together with a simplified structure, and we encourage different backgrounds and level of experience. What we all have in common is that we are bold and passionate, and in whatever area we contribute to - we do it with excellence.

We believe that you as a Product Owner will lead the development team towards excellent value-adding products, both in terms of factory efficient as well as battery value add. As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for defining and achieving timelines, research, define and communicate stakeholders requirements and lead the development team towards reaching those in an efficient manner.

The ideal candidate has experienced intense software development scenarios, ideally within automotive environment. This role demands intense attention to detail and superior communication and interpersonal skills to bridge an international team across a broad geographic area. This role requires a hands-on approach and a strong intuition for problem solving built on experience.

*Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:*

  • Lead strategic and tactical discussions with both software engineering teams and stakeholders from other departments within the company as well as with customers
  • Act as the glue between the Software & AI team and the rest of the organization, and evolve software products from prototype to sophisticated products by managing all necessary constraints, workflows, technology, and operational objectives.
  • Measure the performance of the development team and driving continuous improvement by inspiring the team.

The person we are looking for is a strong team player, curious 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.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile. Please add to your application how you can contribute with your background to Northvolt and enable the future of energy.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
This position is based in Stockholm with frequent travels.
Planned starting date is asap.

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


  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering and Management, Electrical Engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience to perform at this level
  • 2+ years of experience in product management or as a product owner ensuring software development, while building a team and company culture

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Familiarity with project management, software development, manufacturing and agile development methodologies such as Scrum
  • Experience in golang, react.js, typescript, SQL, AWS is an advantage
  • Experience in working in international teams and with customers
  • Superior time management, communication, and ability to work under high pressure
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently, while inspiring others.
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Your personal characteristics can be flexibility, quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor. You are also passionate & purpose driven – you want to join us on the journey of enabling the future of energy!

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 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.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

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!

Anton Melander | Hiring Manager

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