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Indirect Purchasing Specialist

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for an Indirect Purchasing Specialist to join our stellar and passionate procurement team.

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 overall mission is to facilitate speedy execution of plan, organize, direct, negotiate and manage the timely and cost-effective agreements between Northvolt and external vendors.

Key Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Deploys procurement strategies and collaborates with internal stakeholders including but not limited to Manufacturing, Finance, Engineering, Validation
  • Establish framework agreements with various vendors across different categories with improved terms and pricing
  • Defines and deploys Key Performance Indicators to measure the progress and the efficiency of the procurement process
  • Manage the Request for Quotations (RFQs) process and Purchase Orders: from RFQs launch, commercial meetings, negotiation rounds, till vendor selection and Purchasing Orders creation
  • Place purchase orders and arrange for on-time deliveries
  • Develop a strong understanding and knowledge of suppliers and capabilities across all Northvolt markets

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

Full-time employment, fixed salary.
The planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Master’s degree with a preferred focus on Sourcing & Logistics, and/or equivalent work experience
  • 3 -5 years demonstrated Indirect Procurement experience required
  • Experience in negotiating agreements/contracts with strong comprehension of legal and commercial terms and conditions
  • Strong interpersonal skills; Able to forge internal customer and external supplier relationships
  • Very Good team player, organized, committed and solution-driven
  • Autonomous and proactive

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • 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

  • 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!

Daniela Maniaci | Hiring Manager

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