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Senior Program Planner

  • Västerås
  • Västerås

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Senior Program Planner to join our great team in Västerås.

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 Senior Program Planner will have ownership of the integrated plan for setting up and maintaining up-to-date the time plan for the Labs Campus, that consists of the following facility construction projects:

  • Northvolt Labs factory Safety & Environmental Testing facility
  • Performance & Life Testing facility
  • Cathode Material Lab

Each facility construction project should have its own integrated time schedule (level 2 at minimum) and an integrated time plan for the Labs Campus should also be developed to reflect the dependencies betweenthe different facility projects and the testing and production imperatives of Northvolt.

The detailed project time schedule for each facility should cover the complete project sequence, from permitting to handover, including design and engineering, construction, purchasing, manufacturing and installation of process and testing equipment, electrical and instrumentation, utilities, commissioning and Start of operations etc

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and maintain overall time plan for Labs Campus and detailed time schedule for each facility project
  • Manage progress measurement (Northvolt and contractors) and produce weekly reports to monitor progress
  • Run and manage scheduling coordination, both internally as well as externally with vendors

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 Relevant University Degree (B.Sc. / M.Sc. or similar)
  • 10+ years as planner in demanding projects for infrastructure or industrial facility construction, with specific knowledge in civil, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and commissioning.
  • Experience in MS Project, Primavera and similar tools is a plus but not required
  • Preferably having worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Fluency in English
  • Valuable (but not required) if fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French)

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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