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

We are looking for a driven Deputy Production Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up production and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job

If you are a passionate leader in the beginning of your leadership career, with high ambitions, this is the role for you. You will work side by side with our Production Managers, playing a key role in supporting and building a world class battery production. Northvolt is growing with over 100 people per month and we are just getting started. Learn what it means to lead in a greenfield environment and get opportunity of an international career in one of the fastest growing startups in Europe.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist Production Manager in planning, managing, and executing production operations.
  • Develop or update standard operating procedures and best practices for production operations.
  • Ensure that all equipment, materials, and supplies are readily and continuously available to carry out production processes.
  • Address employee concerns and complaints in professional manner as well as interviewing, hiring and training new employees.
  • Optimize production operations to meet quality and performance standards.
  • Analyze overall budget and implement cost-optimization initiatives, as well as determine resource requirements and work allocation for production operation.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.

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!