Northvolt Zwei has an exciting job offer for a Senior Buyer (m/f/d) to join our passionate team in Braunschweig.
This is not just a new job; this is about joining a best in class team and together build one of the first large scale battery factories in Germany. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. You have the opportunity to be in this passionate story from the very beginning.
You as Senior Buyer (m/f/d) will be in charge of sourcing production materials and contracting businesses for our ambitious factory project in Salzgitter.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Management of end to end assigned purchasing activities from initial offer to final project completion in tight cooperation with engineering teams (Germany and Sweden).
Leading sourcing, negotiation and contracting of the assigned purchasing activities.
Work closely with Northvolt project purchasing team in Stockholm to optimize the local supplier base and implement dedicated strategies.
Responsible for cost, quality, delivery and overall financial performance of suppliers scope versus budget on assigned projects (with support of Quality and Process Engineering functions).
Track and report suppliers ongoing performance.
Commercial lead for change requests / variation orders throughout project implementation.
You will get the chance 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. The Senior Buyer (m/f/d) is a vital member of the Procurement team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.
Apply with CV and cover letter in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. Full time employment, fixed salary.
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Newly renovated office in city center.
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.
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 and Northvolt Zwei in Germany.
The Northvolt–Volkswagen Group joint venture is establishing a gigafactory in Salzgitter, Germany. Northvolt Zwei takes its design from the Northvolt blueprint for battery manufacturing developed for Northvolt Ett. Start of construction is planned for 2021 and start of operations beginning of 2024. Initial annual output will be at least 16 GWh.