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Process Utilities Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås +1 more
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås +1 more

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Process Utilities Manager to join our passionate team preferably 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 Process Utilities Manager directs and develops a team responsible for the planning, design, procurement, installation, commissioning and development of process utilities in Northvolt AB. The process utilities are fully integrated in the large scale battery factory being built by Northvolt. Drive continuous improvement in process design, costs savings, quality and resource utilization.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Design of process utility systems including but not limited to waste water treatment, gasses, compressed air, Steam and condensate
  • Initiate projects related to quality, energy, cost reductions and resource efficiency improvements for process utilities
  • Direct the preparation of relevant RFQs and support the relevant procurement process
  • Support on installation and commissioning process utility systems to process engineers in process teams
  • Optimization of performance of process utilities with respect to quality, energy, cost and resources.
  • Responsible for evaluating the performance and implementing the appropriate changes to utility process systems
  • Continuously investigate and evaluate new technical solutions for process utilities to save cost, energy and resources
  • Hires, grows and develops a team of highly technically skilled people which complement each other regarding necessary skills for the team

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


  • Fluency in English

  • Master’s degree in chemical, mechanical, energy, industrial management engineering or equivalent

  • Experience of large multidisciplinary industrial projects

  • Construction experience and deep knowledge in the energy area.

  • Familiar with WWT, Steam and Condensate, Gasses, compressed air, etc.

  • Industry - International dimension - Multi technology

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)

  • Excellence in building trust and making smooth communication among different stakeholders internally and externally
  • Highly organised and result orientated
  • Passionate about technology and innovation
  • Negotiation skills
  • Exceptional collaborative and flexible character and an ability to re-prioritize.
  • Has a can do-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • 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!

Daniela Maniaci | Hiring Manager

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