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Indirect Purchasing Specialist

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer in Equipment & Indirect Purchasing Team to join our passionate team in Skellefteå or Västerås. We are a diverse multinational team with strong focus on strategic sourcing and digital transformation of operational purchases.

Our challenge, if you join us

Northvolt Purchasing is a central procurement function serving all entities of Northvolt with strategic and operational aspects of the supply chain. Indirect Purchasing team is responsible for all strategic choices across Technology and Indirect spend for Northvolt. In joining us you will play an important part in building our production plants to the next level.

Your challenge, if you join us
As the Indirect Purchasing Specialist for our Ett facility in Skellefteå or our Labs facility in Västerås you have an exciting opportunity to work across all Indirect categories. This position is responsible for early and ongoing engagement with internal stakeholders and external suppliers from pursuit through product delivery.

  • You enable our stakeholders to run at speed while being cost-effective.
  • You will be part of our Site Local purchasing in Skellefteå or Västerås team but travelling to Stockholm as required.
  • You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden and see the immediate results of your work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support project and site teams with strategic purchases and sourcing council approvals
  • Route purchasing requests to other Purchasing functions, act as purchasing single point of contact to Site management.
  • Develops procurement plan/schedule for the site
  • Work closely with internal departments to help achieving the preset production plan
  • Act as liaison between vendors and internal requester
  • Handle local procurement of materials and services
  • Follow up current contracts with supplier and adjust them to current company standards
  • Negotiate contract terms of agreement and pricing
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Has thorough understanding of the local market
  • Minimize risk by ensuring alternative sources of supply for critical items
  • Responsible to answer all of the requisitions process and order-related questions

Profile:
We are looking for a curious life-long learner who takes ownership, goes extra mile, never give up and is eager to collaborate.
Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile (in English).
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap

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

Education/Experience

  • A degree in Engineering/Economics is preferable
  • Working experience of more than 2 years in Indirect Materials or Services is required
  • Experience identifying requirements and clearly documenting specifications
  • Fluency in Swedish and English is required
  • Experience in working with local suppliers is preferred
  • Experience and interest in the manufacturing industry is a plus
  • Team player, able to influence and convince other team members and project stakeholders

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Highly organised and has an eye for detail
  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills
  • Can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

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 gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. 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.


Robel Gebremeskel | Contact Person

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