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Equipment Purchasing Buyer

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Buyer to join our passionate team in Stockholm.

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

The Project Buyer Capex will play a key role in maintaining the suppliers' relationship, negotiate capex contracts playing a very important role in Northvolt's cross functional team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Building up and maintain business relationship with dedicated supplier(s), Able to self-manage operational level with supplier with focus on cost, delivery and quality.
  • Will work on managing capex projects within the purchasing function
  • Will drive contracts, commercial and technical negotiations

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, 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. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

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

Full time employment, fixed salary.
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


  • A degree in Engineering/Economics, MSc or MBA/Relevant University Degree
  • Able to build up and maintain business relationship with dedicated supplier(s), Able to self-manage operational level with supplier with focus on cost, delivery and quality and act as a one-voice towards suppliers
  • Aware of Basic Project Management fundamentals with 1 to 2 years experience as CAPEX Project Buyer or Project Purchasing in the purchasing function from construction or automotive industry, from chemical or Oil and Gas Industry.
  • At least 10 closed negotiation rounds with commercial and/or technical scope (contract negotiation). Ability to prepare basic fact-based negotiation strategy. (Basic knowledge of game theory principles in negotiation and of a negotiation design is a plus)
  • Knowledge of the cost calculation model(s) desired. Experience of creation of bottom-up cost calculation is a plus.
  • Good team player, able to influence and convince other members of cross-functional team.
  • Eager to understand various (cell & equipment) production processes and eager to scout for new technology roadmaps from suppliers.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus

  • Highly organized and result-driven

  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills

  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

  • Willingness to travel for oversea business trips

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

  • Eager to learn and listen from others

  • Passionate & purpose driven

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!

Daniela Maniaci | Hiring Manager

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