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Lean Coordinator

  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk

In order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market, we are establishing a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions in Gdansk, Poland.

We offer safe and stabilized working conditions in a perspective and fast developing company. We ensure internal and external trainings, competitive salary, medical care, sport cards, positive atmosphere and contract for indefinite period of time after probation period.

In addition, as a company with a long-term expansion plan, we provide the opportunity for long-term cooperation and development within the newly created company.

Currently we are looking for LEAN Coordinator who will be responsible for deployment and driving Lean principles, methods and standards in the manufacturing environment

Key responsibilities:

  • Lean implementation roadmap with site management
  • Develop Lean methodology for the plant and support a culture of continuous improvement
  • Develop and implement replenishment flow and establish standards
  • Lead Value Stream Mapping exercises and drive the improvement plan
  • Observe value stream waste, coach and drive Lean principle and methodologies for waste removal.
  • Educate and coach company personnel on Lean concepts, tools and methods.
  • Develop collective lean tool box and assure instruments are available to lean project participants.
  • Function as support in execution of improvement activities.
  • Support departments to execute Lean processes.
  • Coach, deploy and teach Lean principles in the manufacturing environment.
  • Responsible for training and creation of training material
  • Audit regular lean activities.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial engineering or similar
  • Specific Lean training
  • More than 5 years experience in manufacturing
  • More than 2 years in Lean teams or similar
  • Six sigma education is good to have
  • Experience from production systems
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent in Lean philosophies and related methodologies
  • Experienced in 5S, SMED, Standard work, VSM, Takt etc.
  • Excellent in setting up and leading training
  • Excellent in leading processes like problem solving
  • Excellent coaching skills

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)

  • Has the ability to take decisions even in the face of uncertainty
  • Is visionary and contributes to push beyond conventional wisdom
  • Challenges solutions and ideas
  • Very good team player, contributes with passion and energy
  • High level of grit, morale and can endure working many hours
  • Deliver on expectations and promises

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!

Marta Baska | Contact Person

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