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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

Qualifications/education/experience

  • 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 makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.  

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.  

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re 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're also hiring for our two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany.   We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.   

Join us today. Together, let’s enable the future of energy! 


Daniel Green | Hiring Manager

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