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Electrical Supervisor

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

Northvolt has an exciting job opportunity for an Electrical Supervisor to join our passionate team 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.

This person is responsible for supervising the electrical installation for a block building on site for low- or medium voltage. This role is equal to a project leader role and 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 supervise the electrical contractor to ensure they are preforming the work with a high quality and also make sure that they are unhindered in their installation activities and report weekly progress to the block manager.

In general you have experience in the field and have been driving large industrial projects involving execution of power distribution grids.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Fully understanding the electrical construction drawing and making sure that they are implemented on site.
  • Attendance at site meetings and liaison with design to solve issues from site if needed to make a good progress and having a high quality.
  • Being the client representative at site electrical inspections.
  • Regular following up the progress and make sure that the progress is following set times schedule and budget.
  • Arranging third party inspections at pre-determined milestones to ensure that the electrical installation complies with the construction drawings and contracted deliverables.
  • Regular inspection of electrical contractor's quality control program and installations.
  • Witness the commissioning of the electrical MV- or LV switchgear and electrical MCCs and distribution boards.
  • Plan and coordinate the training of the contractors and maintenance personnel.

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. The electrical supervisor is a vital member of the construction team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree within Electrical Engineering or relevant areas or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in Project management/Planning of major industrial projects involving execution of power distribution network.
  • Have lead construction installation of robust power distribution systems to meet high requirements on reliability, availability and maintainability.
  • English - good written and oral skills. Any additional languages skills are a plus.
  • Great communication skills as you will be in constant interaction with team members and external parties such as authorities and auditors.
  • Experience from, and motivated to, setting up work methods and procedures from scratch, work with overall time schedule planning both for short and long time.
  • Have a high control for document and procedures in projects

Personal success factors

  • Passionate & purpose driven - we work for a more sustainable future.
  • High work ethic, multi-tasker, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.

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!

Niclas Wacker | Hiring Manager

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