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Production Manager

About Northvolt Poland:

Northvolt Poland (Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden) is the facility to build battery modules and energy storage solutions located in Gdańsk, Poland. It consists of state-of-the-art production facility and R&D center. Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden has entered production and is ramping up to 10,000 modules/year. The capacity will be expanded gradually over the following years as Northvolt ramps up its production of battery cells in Sweden.

In response to anticipated increased production demand Northvolt Poland enters into Stage 2 of its set-up in Gdańsk building an independent mass production factory for Battery Systems (Northvolt Battery Systems Dwa).

For further development of our organization in Poland we are enlarging our management crew, searching for bold, experienced and passioned candidates, eager to take the challenge of joining Northvolt’s green revolution.

The position:

We are now seeking to recruit a Production Manager to join our Operations team. The primary purpose of this role is to ensure health and safety compliance working environment, efficient and cost-effective production results that meet order demand, specifications, quality, and planning targets through the coordination and management of plant equipment, personnel, and production processes (quantity, quality, budgeted costs and proper productivity level). In this position you would report to Chief Operating Officer,

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for entire production in accordance to safety, quality, 5S, cost and output on timely manner
  • Accountable for manufacturing and production engineering team
  • Liaise with functional or operational area managers (for example in planning, logistics, maintenance, technology, quality) and together understand current and future needs and develop plans, cost estimates, and schedules for integrating these needs into existing manufacturing activities
  • Lead, direct, evaluate, and develop a team of supervisors who are responsible for various production activities such as, machine operation, processing, treating, assembly or packaging
  • Develop and implement manufacturing routines and procedures and allocate labor and capital resources to maximize productivity
  • Analyze production and malfunction records to identify problems and recommend solutions (for example changes to procedures, workflow, or equipment) that will improve performance
  • Together with maintenance plan, prioritize, and manage production line maintenance or downtimes to minimize disruptions to manufacturing schedules
  • Accountable for developing new methods, tools and processes. Responsible for sharing best practices
  • Ensure all employees follow industry standard health and safety guidelines
  • Establish workflow policies that enhance speed and efficiency without compromising safety or integrity

Work with great people

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Skills & Requirements

Qualifications/education/experience

  • Experience implementing practical production processes, comprehensively, at high speed
  • Bachelor or master’s degree in engineering
  • Proven leadership experience
  • 3-5 years leadership experience in a high-volume manufacturing
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and budget execution
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Understanding of data analysis and performance/operation metrics

Specific skills (e.g. specific programmes, languages, certifications etc.)

  • Fluent Polish and English
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, relational databases and ERPs

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)

  • Outstanding organizational and leadership skills, including the ability to recognize and cultivate rising talents
  • Entrepreneur, team builder, able to assess and handle risks
  • Analytical mind with business acumen
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Time management and organization skills
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

Welcome with your application in English, 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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