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Purchasing Intern / Working Student (m/f/d) - Germany

  • Braunschweig
  • Braunschweig

Northvolt Zwei has an exciting job offer 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.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support our procurement staff at purchasing activities from initial offer to final project completion in tight cooperation with engineering teams (Germany and Sweden).
  • Learn the sourcing, negotiation and contracting process at an newly established company and help to create these processes.
  • You can experience the build-up of a completely new factory and learn about the challenges along the way.
  • Work on different projects independently and present the results to the staff.

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. You are a vital member of the Purchasing 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

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Skills & Requirements


  • You are currently enrolled in a bachelor or master program preferably in industrial engineering, business administration, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or a related field.

  • First experience in procurement is a plus but not a requirement.

  • You have experience in working with MS Office.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Fluent in English, German and/or Swedish is a plus.
  • Highly self-organized and communicative.
  • Exceptionally good analytical problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit, paired with the ability to understand the big picture.
  • Ability to understand complex topics and visualize a common understanding.
  • Ability to work under high pressure, excellent time management.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.
  • Passionate and purpose driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Wellness Grant

  • Newly renovated office in city center.

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.

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.​

Malte Günther | Hiring Manager

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