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Senior Director’s deputy, Cylindrical Cells

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Senior Director’s deputy, Cylindrical Cells, to join our passionate team in Västerås.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very 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 purpose of this role is to support the creation of a management system for the cylindrical cell leadership team.

This includes establishing a “drumbeat” of meetings, KPIs, and ways of working. This role requires close collaboration (and constant co-location) with the cylindrical leadership team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support the leadership team, especially the Director of Cylindrical in prioritization, meeting scheduling, and optimizing leadership impact to team
  • Help prepare regular/adhoc meetings with Northvolt ExCo team, incl. structuring dummy deck and storyline, collecting data and iterating with key stakeholders
  • Support the Leadership team with adhoc/one-off projects/strategic tasks, e.g., business cases, risk assessments, strategic scenarios simulation to support decision making
  • Increase team effectivity through enabling better collaboration, communication, organization, and discipline, e.g.:
  • Drive the implementation of new “management system” for cylindrical team including key meetings and decision making forums
  • Create and maintain a method of action item & follow up, record, and deliver actions for all key forums with leadership
  • Create and maintain key “channels” of communication including Org Chart, Teams channels, and Confluence/JIRA usage
  • Follow up and arrange external communications to suppliers such as equipment vendors, battery research partners and others

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, 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 Senior Director’s deputy is a vital member of the Cylindrical Cells 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

  • M.Sc. or equivalent from Top Engineering or Business school
  • 2-3 years working experience from 1st tier Strategy Consulting company or similarly demanding analytical environment (e.g., PE or M&A)
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment is a plus
  • Fluency in English

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Strong problem solving and skills in analytical modeling (Excel mainly) and presentation skills
  • Basic Project Management skills, incl. rigour, crisp communication
  • Experience in Confluence is preferred but not required
  • Personal success factors (Please consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent):
  • Highly execution-oriented
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Ability to prioritize and selectively dive into the most important details
  • Has a “can-do’ attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

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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