Commissioning Manager
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Commissioning Manager
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Commissioning Manager for our Cathode manufacturing (US2) to join our stellar team in Skellefteå.

As the Cathode Active Material (CAM) Commissioning Manager, you will take coordination and ownership of the Process commissioning of the active material process plant for the large-scale battery factory being built in Northern Sweden. Your responsibilities will cover steering both the commissioning planning as well as directly controlling the execution phase.

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.

Previous battery manufacturing experience is preferred but not required.

This position would require a skillset in commissioning high volume chemical process lines.

The role is based in Skellefteå at the Northvolt Ett factory.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop the detailed Commissioning planning and schedule for the Upstream process and associated supporting process utilities and waste treatment facilities, from cold commissioning through to start-up

  • With NV technical specialists and vendors develop the Commissioning Protocols and Performance Tests to meet NVEtt contractual completion targets

  • Build the Upstream Commissioning team, identify, recruit, manage and coordinate project commissioning resources from Northvolt, the EPCm Contractor and suppliers to ensure delivery during both the planning and execution phase

  • Drive the day-to-day execution, tracking, control and performance of Commissioning at site, for the scope, meaning driving equipment and systems Commissioning

  • Ensure all relevant environmental, health and safety standards are being followed, encouraging a positive health and safety culture

  • Arrange handover of all relevant commissioning documentation, model data and required certification including both NV and legal requirements to the Manufacturing team

About the team
The position is a key member of the circa 30 member Integrated US2 Project Team based at our site in Skellefteå. The role reports to the Northvolt US2 Project Director, who is tasked with the delivery of the US2 scope on behalf of the CAM business unit.

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 and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Commissioning manager Upstream is a vital member of the Program 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.

Starting date asap, with the option of integration and learning from the first phase of the development (US1)

Why you should work with us!

The world is turning its back on fossil fuels. With the change comes new opportunities and new demands for industry. Together, let’s build a cleaner world.

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 has grown to over 3,000 people from over 100 different nationalities. 

Northvolt has to date secured more than $55 billion worth of contracts from key customers, including BMW, Fluence, Scania, Volkswagen, Volvo Cars and Polestar, to support its plans, which include establishing recycling capabilities to enable 50 percent of all its raw material requirements to be sourced from recycled batteries by 2030.

About the employer
Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, the company has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Northvolt is now a European leader within battery production, engaged in partnerships with some of Europe’s premium automotive manufacturers and industry players. At Northvolt we challenge ourselves and others everyday to move rapidly towards a more sustainable future. We use passion, boldness, and excellence to invent, build and recycle the greenest batteries in the world. Together we learn, fail and grow in a caring team, knowing our multiple perspectives and skills are crucial to our success. Welcome to Northvolt!