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Shift Manager Material Handler

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

Northvolt is looking for a Shift Manager for the material handlers to join our growing Logistics team in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will play an important part from the start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The shift manager will lead a team of material handlers who could perform tasks like feeding or retrieving material into/from the automated warehouses, goods receiving, packing/re-packing, waste handling, transporting material internally, handling the ERP and working side by side with AGVs.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Recruit material handlers and build a learning organization where everyone contribute to the success of the team,
  • Ensure that detailed work instructions exist and of course train the personnel so that the instructions are followed,
  • Use Lean methods like 5S and improvement work,
  • Together with the rest of the team, be a key player to develop and maintain a safe work environment culture,
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations and practices on site
  • Perform risk assessments,
  • Set clear goals for the team, create and follow-up on KPIs,
  • Close cooperation with production, which is our closest customer.

Since the site is undergoing big installations and changes the shift manager will together with the team and central logistics functions build new flows and new ways of doing things

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, have a high level of service, structured, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The shift manager is a vital member of the logistics team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
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

  • 2 years+ of experience as a manager within logistics
  • Fluency in English, and preferably also Swedish spoken
  • Advance computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Good technical knowledge of ERP, forklifts, automated warehouses and AGVs
  • Proven skills in working with continuous improvements in industrial environment
  • Solid understanding of Swedish health and safety regulations and practices
  • Fantastic organizational and leadership skills
  • Great at giving and receiving feedback
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines
  • Structured with overall perspective for coordinating resources
  • Flexible and can easily adapt to changes

As a shift manager we wish you to be service minded and able to create a great working environment in the team. You have good communications skills and problem-solving focus. We also think that you have a "can-do" attitude and entrepreneurial spirit with a safety mindset.

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 two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. 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.


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