Director of Maintenance
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Director of Maintenance
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Our maintenance team is expanding, and Northvolt is now looking for a Director of Maintenance to our gigafactory in Skellefteå, Sweden!

As the Director of Maintenance, you will have big impact on directing the planning, development, implementation, administration, and budgeting of most or all the following Maintenance functions:
Technical administration
Spare parts management machining and tooling
Instrumentation & metrology
Document management
3rd part inspections and asset management

Further, you will advise company management in Maintenance policy and program matters, making or recommending appropriate decisions as consistent with strategic direction.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Further develop and implement a proactive maintenance strategy that ensures efficient operations
• Ensure implementation of organization policies and procedures.
• Develop and implement maintenance programs to increase the efficiency of maintenance
workers, maximize revenue, and improve customer satisfaction.
• Manage maintenance department expenditures within approved budget including the
regulation of plant operations.
• Ensure the department’s compliance with the law and other regulatory terms.


• Budget responsibility: Yes
• Direct reports: Yes
• Authorized to decide on investments according to role and policy.

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 an international and 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.

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!