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Project Manager - Industrialization

  • Västerås +2 more
  • Västerås +2 more

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Manager to join our Industrialization team.

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 Industrialization organization at Northvolt performs the end to end industrialization activities required to bring products to our customers.

We are now looking forward to strengthen our Industrialization project manager team with project managers to take responsibility for the planning and execution of our projects. The Industrialization project manager role is very cross functional and aligns especially delivery, cost, quality, capacity and performance to meet customer needs.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and fulfilment of designated project budget in line with the project’s scope
  • Delivering the project scope through cross functional development and tracking of the cross functional project timelines
  • Ensures the realization of all the steps of Industrialization: Sample production, quality planning, logistics & material planning, project specific process/ tooling, etc.
  • Meet manufacturing schedules in reference Customer project timelines
  • Regular reporting of platform, project and production line performance during ramp up phase.
  • Support Business development in Customer project reviews and audits.

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 and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

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


  • Knowledge of Construction, Supply Base Management, Purchasing, Engineering and Manufacturing.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage across multiple, often time-sensitive requests.
  • Exceptional stakeholder management, collaboration and communication skills
  • 5+ years in project management in industrial companies
  • Master's degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Operations Engineering or equivalent practical experience.
  • Project/Program management tool kit including scheduling and project leadership
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project
  • Highly execution-oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong skills as communicator, both internally as well as externally to suppliers

  • Collaborate, energetic approach to engage cross functional team

  • Desire to learn, lead, and eventually master a new industry in Europe
  • 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!

Per Hård af Segerstad | Hiring Manager

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