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Mechanical Supervisor

  • Skellefteå
  • Skellefteå

Northvolt has an exciting job opportunity for a Mechanical supervisor at Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå.

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 mechanical supervisor will be responsible for supervising the installation works of our contractors, and supporting the safe, on-time and on-budget delivery of the agreed mechanical scope of works. An important part of the job will be to collaborate with other supervisors and block managers to ensure efficient execution of the building of the factory.

You will assist the contractor to ensure they are unhindered in their installation activities and report weekly progress to the block manager.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that the installation is in accordance with the company approved design, quality, and schedule, as specified in the design documentation, quality plan, and installation schedule.
  • Ensure that the contractors do not compromise on safety, and at a minimum comply with the site HSE plan and Northvolt safety procedures and policies
  • Provide schedule and progress information to the construction manager as and when required
  • Facilitate and manage field changes in accordance with the change management procedure
  • Ensure that the contractors are working in the required work areas and that the work sequences and interfaces with other contractors are planned to meet the installation schedule
  • Facilitate the handover of the approved installation to the operations team

  • Promote a positive and constructive working relationship with the installation contractors on behalf of Northvolt

The person we are looking for is execution-orientated 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 organisation 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


  • Minimum 10 years experience in industrial HVAC and piping installation works, with at least 5 years in a supervisory position
  • Experience with commissioning of HVAC and piping systems is strongly desirable but not essential
  • Relevant trade qualification or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience with large scale projects with aggressive time schedules is strongly desirable but not essential
  • Familiarity with Swedish and European laws and standards is strongly desirable but not essential.
  • Fluent in either English or Swedish. Fluency in both languages is preferred as the role will require clear communication with both English and Swedish speakers
  • Curious, technically educated and with a strong business background
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with using Navisworks or equivalent BIM tools to facilitate installation is desirable but not essential
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to balance assertiveness and flexibility
  • Ability to create the structure necessary to provide the optimal conditions for team performance
  • Coaching and interpersonal skills required to motivate both teams as a whole and the individuals within them
  • 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!

Chris Winby | Hiring Manager

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