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Purchasing Category Manager - Cell Materials

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Cell Material Category Purchasing Manager / Specialist to join our passionate procurement team in Stockholm or 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 Category Purchasing Manager will be in charge of developing and managing a category with the respective cross functional partners.

The overall mission is to build the supply base, develop commodity strategies and the panels for the different sourcing activities, recommend the suppliers and the plans for new project and drive supplier optimization related to cost, quality and reliability.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • In tight collaboration with Cell Design and other internal functions, develop a supply base that fits Northvolt’s needs

  • Negotiate best possible contractual conditions with suppliers to help achieve competitiveness of Northvolt, including localization in Europe

  • Seeks and implements purchasing synergies, drives the cost down initiatives and negotiations with the suppliers

  • Works tightly with his/her Cell Design and Process Engineering counterparts or internal Clients

The person we are looking for is 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.

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

  • You hold an Engineering degree in Chemistry or Mechanical Engineering
  • at least 5 years experience as sourcing manager / sourcing specialist of direct materials from an industrial setting.
  • Experience in battery materials or similar industries (e.g. separator, graphite, binders, electrolyte)
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary. Planned starting date is asap

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.


Robel Gebremeskel | Contact Person

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