Construction Design Manager (Mechanical)/Teknisk chef VVS
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Construction Design Manager (Mechanical)/Teknisk chef VVS
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Northvolt has an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Design Manager to join our growing Construction team and support the construction of our Northvolt Ett Factory in Skellefteå. We are looking for a self-driven, technically competent, and savvy manager to join our in-house construction design and engineering team. In joining us you will play an important role in building some of the first large scale European battery factories and in the transition to a carbon-free society.

This position offers the overall responsibility to develop and optimise the Mechanical design for the all blocks at the Northvolt Ett factory in Skellefteå. Leading and being responsible for a team of technical project managers and design engineers dedicated to each block. Main technical area of focus will be on HVAC systems and general utilities such as chilled water, heating and potable water.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Monitoring and balancing of internal and external resources
  • Responsible for total site construction mechanical design
  • Leading the review and approval of the Mechanical technical solutions together with the mechanical technical project managers/design engineers
  • Ensuring the delivery of project deliverables on time and to budget
  • Collaborating with the blueprint team on Northvolt Ett’s factory mechanical design
  • Mentoring and coaching of the junior mechanical engineers
  • Reviewing and approval of Northvolt mechanical quality documentation


Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

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.

Application due date ASAP
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!
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