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Junior Project Manager – Automotive (German Speaking)

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

The electrification of cars, trucks and busses is one of the most extensive and disruptive industry transformations ever. Northvolt leads this change and aims to become the leading battery partner for the European automotive industry and set new benchmarks for sustainability and CO2 footprint.

As a Junior Project Manager, you are driving customer battery cell projects involving technical, timing, financial elements while being the primary interface between the customer and the internal engineering and operations teams.

We believe you have gathered first experience in managing technical automotive or industrial customer projects. You have a genuine technical interest and knowledge as well as a business talent. As a person you are structured, love to execute plans and meet ambitious targets.

You will be part of the Automotive and Foundry team and will be in charge of a customer project. You will work closely with process, industrialization, quality and logistics and will align all relevant project activities across the whole company to meet project goals. You will have a senior project manager as a mentor to grow your project management skills and develop yourself as a person. The role reports to the director of customer project management.

You will be based in Stockholm, Sweden and travel on a regular basis to your customers in Europe.

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

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Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • MSc engineering, physics, chemistry or related
  • Min. 2 years experience from cross functional projects, preferably from the automotive industry
  • Ability to work well with both technical teams as well as management, operations and purchasing
  • Familiarity with Automotive Development Processes / APQP process is an advantage
  • Knowledge of battery industry is an advantage
  • Startup and growth company experience is an advantage

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially in PowerPoint and MS Project
  • Experience in project management, time planning and project execution
  • Excellent English and German written and oral communication skills in both technical and business environments.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressure multi-cultural environment
  • Thrive working within tight deadlines and excellent at time management
  • Have plenty of grit, a can-do attitude, an entrepreneurial spirit, a great eye for quality, a sense of humor and a curious mind

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!


Nicolas Schad | Hiring Manager

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