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Sourcing Manager - Raw Materials

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Sourcing Manager Raw Materials 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 battery factories in Europe. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Sourcing Manager Raw Materials will be in charge of purchases of metals and/or raw materials. As part of the Raw Material team you will have direct influence over critical purchases of raw materials, contributing to the success of Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. You will be in charge of setting up and executing on our long-term Raw Material strategy and reporting to the Director Raw Materials.

In general you have significant experience in suitable fields and have been driving negotiations and responsible for a variety of purchase activities.

It is critical that you share Northvolt values in terms of sustainability

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • In tight collaboration with technical team and other internal functions, develop a supply base that fits Norhvolt’s need in terms of quality, reliability, competitiveness and sustainability values
  • Negotiate and execute on Raw Material contract
  • The individual we are seeking is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn.

You will have a real impact on our success in Sweden (to start with) and the results of your work will be highly visible. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

The Sourcing Manager Raw Materials is a vital member of the Raw Materials team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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 Finance or Engineering or other relevant University Degree
  • 7+ years working experience
  • Successful track record in purchasing/selling or trading in the metal industry
  • Great negotiator
  • Curious, strong business background preferably in a fast growing environment
  • Preferably experience in multi-cultural environment
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • 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
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • 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

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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