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Recycling Plant Design Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Northvolt’s mission is to build the world’s greenest battery with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy.

Northvolt is now looking for a Design Manager for setting up our battery recycling operation.

As Design Manager, you will be an expert in designing piping, power, heat and cooling systems in the entire plant. You will also play an important role when designing the process flow in the recycling plant. You have extensive experience in design work of this type and have been driving large, innovative and challenging projects in the past. You are a team player, curious and eager to learn.

As Design Manager, 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. The Design Manager is a vital member of the Recycling team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ownership of process and material flow.
  • Process modeling and optimization.
  • Temperature, concentration and pressure, energy, heating and cooling.
  • Ownership of process utilities mapping.

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • BSc or MSc degree in Construction/Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering.
  • In depth knowledge in designing complicated industrial buildings.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience within high volume production in a related field.
  • Successful track record of leading process improvement projects in a production factory.
  • Proven successful leadership in a multi-culture environment.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and verbal skills, Swedish is a plus.
  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills.
  • An eye for details.
  • Highly organized and result-driven.
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations.
  • Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, friendliness, drive, grit and a sense of humor

This role is currently based in Stockholm/Västerås and will later involve frequent travels to Skellefteå.

Start date is asap.

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

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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!


André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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