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Project Logistics Specialist

  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2021
  • Shanghai +2 more
  • Application Deadline: Dec. 31, 2021
  • Shanghai +2 more

Northvolt has an exciting job opportunity within Project Logistics, working closely with the central team in Sweden, to be based in China. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start, building the first European lithium-ion battery giga-factory, Northvolt Ett. Northvolt will play a significant role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Project Logistics Specialist’s primary focus will be co-ordinating shipments of Northvolt’s process equipment from our equipment vendors in China primarily, but also Korea and Japan.

Spanning the Northvolt Project Logistics team in Sweden to the vendors and Logistics Service Provider’s at cargo origins, this role will be vital to ensure the Project Logistics mission with the highest focus on QHSE, schedule and budget.

Primarily working from our equipment vendors locations this role will be hands on and require excellent communication skills as well as detailed knowledge of packaging, and international transport with a high focus on out of gauge shipments.

In close co-operation with Northvolt Central Project Logistics Team, you will:

  • Plan and communicate upcoming shipments

  • Liaise with equipment vendors on all aspects of packaging and transportation

  • Ensure compliance to the agreed terms of the equipment vendor in all topics related to logistics

  • Investigate suitable transport methods

  • Work closely with LSP’s

  • Document and communicate progress

  • Work on constant improvement and optimisation solutions

  • Ensure quality and schedule are maintained

  • Work in multiple operational locations including vendor production facilities predominantly in Wuxi and Yantian among locations in China as well as potentially in Korea and Japan

  • Attend loadings in multiple ports when require

Additionally, you will spend some time assisting Material and Finishes Goods logistics teams with operational and administrative issues arising in Asia.

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

You are or you have:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in Chinese and English with the ability to prepare and deliver concise understandable information to co-workers, contractors and other stakeholders and ensure collaboration between the involved parties.

  • Strong time management capabilities with the ability to maintain workflow while switching quickly between tasks,

  • Excellent knowledge of ocean transportation methods

  • Good knowledge of packaging methods

  • Experience working with a high standard of QHSE

  • Problem-solving, entrepreneurial attitude thriving in a dynamic environment where no day is like the other (we mean it!)

  • Self-motivated and proactive and a natural when it comes to establishing new relationships!

  • Good IT literacy, predominantly within Microsoft Office

The person we are looking for is cheerful, positive, curious, creative and eager to learn. You will have the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Project Logistics Specialist is a vital member of the Logistics Team and wider Supply Chain Organisation and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Full time employment, fixed salary. Based in China Shanghai/Wuxi

Planned starting date is asap.

Please apply with your CV and cover letter.

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.


Edward Quigley | Contact Person

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