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Discipline Lead - Electrical

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gdańsk
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gdańsk

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for Discipline Lead - Electric to work in Gdansk/Poland. We are looking for self-driven, technically competent, and savvy electrical leads to join our in-house construction design and engineering team.

You will be working on the design for our greenfield project for a new battery system production facility in Poland.

As Electrical Discipline Lead, you will enable the design of Northvolt factories and facilities. You will have the overall responsibility for coordinating, reviewing, and approving Electrical design drawings, reports, and as-built documents of Northvolt facilities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Engage with internal stakeholders to gather functional requirements for the facility.
  • Interface with external consultants to ensure these requirements are understand and form the basis of the electrical design, distribution, redundancy, emergency power, and ATEX requirements.
  • Exploring applicable alternate design concepts, with emphasis on cost and schedule trade-offs.
  • Coordinate regularly with other engineering disciplines to ensure design cohesiveness.
  • Support the project as needed during building permit review and approval phase.
  • Support the field execution teams through construction administration phases.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • M.Sc. in Electrical engineering.

  • Have experience working in a design function on technically complex projects with strong management control.

  • Have experience in the HV, MV, and LV distribution design of heavy industrial or manufacturing facilities.

  • Have experience interfacing with equipment suppliers to align on technical requirements and delivery schedules.

  • Be familiar with Polish and European standards, constraction laws and technical conditions.

  • Excellent communication skills as the role requires constant interaction with team members and external parties such as contractors, vendors, authorities and auditors.

  • Experience working on international projects and in multi-cultural environments and successes in production building facilities would be a plus

Specific Skills/Abilities:

  • Personality qualities that we cherish are flexibility, high standards for quality, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

  • Hands-on proactive approach as well as coordination skills.

  • Passionate & purpose driven

  • You use project management system tools with ease

  • Good at prioritizing and making decisions

  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management

  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English are a must

The position will be based in Gdansk, Poland.

Welcome with your application, CV and cover letter or full LinkedIn-profile.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

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.

We want to work with experienced battery 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 difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Tomasz Chrobak | Contact Person

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