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Manufacturing Operations Manager

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Manufacturing Manager to join our bold team in Stockholm.

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.

As Manufacturing Manager you will facilitate the successful operationalizing and scaling of the Northvolt Poland joint venture, integrating all relevant teams to grow from product development to volume manufacturing.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Operational Leadership

  • Guide the Stockholm team to set up the Poland manufacturing operation for success
  • Manage manufacturing implementation and measure operational success by defining and implementing KPIs
  • Facilitate technical manufacturing problem solving with engineering support teams
  • Enable material planning solutions including BOM setup, ERP and supporting business processes
  • Act as focal integration point for the industrialization and transition of our products from prototype to mass production phase by managing all necessary constraints, workflows, technology, and operational objectives.
  • Lead strategic and tactical operations with both Stockholm engineering teams and Gdansk production teams to design and build a world class high-volume factory.

Process & Quality Oriented Culture

  • Enable a strong quality performance & culture by facilitating the creation of a global quality management system that installs structure for decision making and problem solving across all company functions.
  • Establish visibility into end-to-end value stream quality from suppliers to production to customer/field performance, turning quality issue data into engineering action and resolution
  • Drive creation of quality business process, process control, process validation, NCM management, change management etc

Apply with CV or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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


  • Experience developing product into volume production, comprehensively, at very high speed
  • Extreme time management skills generating both short term and term solutions in parallel
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering within a manufacturing context (ideal)
  • Familiarity with battery module/pack manufacturing, electronics manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing, or other similar industries.
  • Experience in discrete manufacturing line design and equipment selection
  • Knowledge of prototype integration, testing, design validation processes
  • English Fluency Required (Swedish & Polish preferred)

Personal success factors

  • Experience in working in international teams and with customers
  • Superior time management, communication, and ability to work under high pressure
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Highly communicative and organized
  • Shows grit and determination in finding the most balanced solution
  • Has a can do-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Understanding we are building a company and culture while we build batteries

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!

Daniel Green | Hiring Manager

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