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

Northvolt has an exciting job opening for an Engineering Manager to work in the field of Material Flow Automation (e.g. Robots, Automatic Storage and Retrieval Systems (ASRS), Conveyor Systems, Production-Buffers, AGVs etc.). This role offers the opportunity to lead a team which will take a key role in shaping Northolt’s First Gigafactory in Ett to produce the worlds greenest battery cells.

About the job

You will get a unique opportunity to form a team of skilled individuals, to rapidly deploy and implement a highly efficient material flow system in a world class giga factory in Skellefteå. Together with your team, you will focus on the next generation material flow equipment following its life cycle from detailed design and development to installation and commissioning, start of production and even beyond.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Mentor and support engineers through consistent feedback, navigation of challenges, and providing development opportunities to encourage technical and professional growth.
  • Lead a team of engineers and coordinate with cross-functional teams to design, implement, and optimize material flow equipment and systems that maximize production efficiency, reduce costs, and enhance product quality.
  • Manage and allocate resources effectively to meet project goals and maintain high standards of efficiency and quality.
  • Shape the future of material handling in the battery manufacturing environment by interacting with key material flow and automation solution suppliers in an international setting.
  • Identify and proactively resolve material flow bottlenecks, inefficiencies, and production constraints with a data-driven approach.

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.

Apply with CV in English.

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!