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Energy Storage Systems Extension Program Manager

  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for an ESS Extension Program Manager to join our Battery Systems amazing team with the mission of building state-of-the-art manufacturing site of battery modules and energy storage systems.

Within Northvolt Battery Systems’ program for ESS Expansion, the ESS Expansion Manager will be responsible to ensure that program activities performed in Poland (i.e. permitting, factory construction, commissioning and start-up) are conducted within the approved budget and schedule, that interfaces with other parts of the Program (i.e. prototyping, process and equipment development) are clearly identified and delivered on time, and that risks are effectively identified and mitigated. In addition, the ESS Expansion Manager will support and coordinate the planning and execution of the ramp-up of production and maintenance in the Battery Systems Dwa factory, including resource ramp-up, training, work processes and instructions, service partner selection (utilities, O&M services,etc.)

Joining Northvolt you will find a lot of development opportunities in a fast scaling business unit and above all - you will contribute to transformation to a carbon free society.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead budgeting and value engineering activities related to the factory construction, in cooperation with the Factory Construction Manager, the Factory Construction Design Manager, and the PMO Manager.
  • In cooperation with the PMO team, support the Factory Construction Manager and the Factory Construction Design Manager to define and execute acceleration plans when needed to meet the timeline of the factory development.
  • In collaboration with the Factory Construction Manager and the Factory Construction Design Manager, maintain an updated register of risks and opportunities for the factory development, and actively manage the associated action plan (esp. risk mitigation actions).
  • Coordinate interfaces between the factory development team and the rest of the program (industrialization and product development teams). Cooperate with the PMO team to identify and schedule the exchange of information critical to the timely delivery of the factory development.
  • In cooperation with the Human Resource function, and Operations Management function of Northvolt Poland, plan and coordinate the execution of the ramp-up of production and maintenance capabilities ahead of the start of production of the Battery Systems Dwa factory, including resource growth strategy and partnerships,

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Skills & Requirements

Qualifications/education/experience

  • A university degree, preferably in Engineering or Business
  • PMI certification or MBA a plus
  • Relevant experience required (i.e. directly linked to the requirements of the position/role)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience post graduate
  • Working experience either in Project Management, Bids, Sales, Contracts & Legal, Procurement, Engineering or Operations
  • Has experience in working in a multicultural environment (e.g. working in international teams, international projects etc)

Specific skills:

  • Working with customer-oriented projects used to being the link between the customer and Northvolt
  • Capable of planning and coordinating activities, getting things done and exceeding the customer expectations
  • Experience of integrated Project Controls using Work Breakdown Structures
  • MS Project, Wrike or other planning tool
  • Budget and resource planning

Personal success factors:

  • Experience of working as a project manager within automotive/industrial product development or from the energy sector
  • Stakeholder Management and strong communication skills
  • A structured approach to working & problem solving
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to apply logical thinking
  • Financial awareness
  • Ability to guide the team in time management, and the attitude to foster a productive and passionate culture

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.

Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.

Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic 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 Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, in Gdansk, 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 manufacturing 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 real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!


Tomasz Chrobak | Contact Person

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