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Site Supervisor Groundwork

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

Northvolt has an exciting job opportunity for a Site Supervisor to oversee the construction activities related to groundwork 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 Site Supervisor will be responsible for supervising contractors to ensure safe working practices are adhered to and that safety incidences are reported and dealt with accordingly. A 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 activities and report weekly progress to the block manager.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising contractors to ensure safe working practices are adhered to and that safety incidences are reported and dealt with accordingly
  • Support in the design process
  • Work in collaboration with other construction supervisors to ensure coordination with parallel activities
  • Ensure project schedule, reporting progress to the block manager
  • Report changes to the block manager which could result in schedule delays or cost increases
  • Ensure the required materials and equipment are available to the contractor
  • Monitor contractor performance and make recommendations for improvement
  • Perform site inspections to ensure quality requirements are being met. Provide feedback to the contractor in a constructive way

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


Skills & Requirements


  • High school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor's degree in Construction, Business, Management or Engineering preferable.
  • 5+ years site experience managing construction contractors.
  • A positive attitude and willingness to encourage co-workers
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience working on large fast-paced EPC projects preferable.
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Valuable (but not required) fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French, Polish)

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • A good understanding of the importance of safe working practices and the willingness to intervene when they are not being adhered to.
  • A clear understanding of the different interfaces on a construction site, and how best to leverage them to keep installation moving in accordance with the project schedule
  • Methodical and structured way of working
  • 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.

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!

Mikael Wiik | Hiring Manager

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