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

We are looking for an operationally experienced Supply Chain Professional to lead our Site Purchasing Team at Northvolt ETT in Skellefteå, Sweden. As a team, and in co-operation with Group Supply Chain organisation, you will lead a team that is responsible for the Site needs in regards to Equipment, Maintenance, Repair, Operations as well as Indirect Purchases. The site is currently under intense ramp-up and focus of the local supply chain team is to enable manufacturing ramp-up, support seamless installation and commissioning of new blocks as well as maintenance of operational facilities and equipment. In this role, you will be reporting to Senior Director of Supply Chain Management in Northvolt Ett.

Your future responsibilities

  • Build, grow and lead the Site team consisting of Equipment Purchasing, Maintenance, Repair, Operations as well as Indirect Procurement specialists sharing the passion for Operations

  • Build a competitive and reliable supply network of partners for locally provided goods and services and implement framework agreements for regionally or globally managed categories.

  • Support operations with supplier management, sourcing, and tactical procurement in close collaboration with the Group Procurement teams for equipment and indirect spend.

  • Lead tactical response to supply chain challenges impacting service performance, schedule adherence, and customer satisfaction.

Your profile:

You share our passion to make the world a better, cleaner place. Being a Supply Chain professional with operational experience, you ideally have worked in industrial or automotive manufacturing environments, and you have a track record in effectively solving operational supply issues. You are convinced that working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment does not only drive value, it also is a source of energy and satisfaction for you as a leader. Through your career you have also learned how to handle ambiguity while providing structure and guidance to your team. You are service oriented and understand that Supply Chain is a pivotal function ensuring smooth construction, commissioning, and manufacturing process.

This position is a full-time employment and will include occasional traveling to other Northvolt sites and suppliers. Please apply with cover letter and CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Planned starting date is Q1 2024.

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!