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

We are seeking a proactive and driven Manufacturing Program Manager to join our team at Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. In this role, you will take ownership of individual programs within our manufacturing portfolio, playing a pivotal role in coordinating a seamless transition from construction and commissioning to the successful ramp-up of production operations.

About the job

As a Program Manager, you will be responsible for the development and execution of individual programs within our manufacturing portfolio. Working closely with cross-functional teams, you will ensure the seamless integration of program activities, monitor progress, and identify potential risks or delays. Your contributions will be instrumental in achieving project milestones and driving operational excellence. Collaborating and aligning with your Program Manager counterparts in the team is critical to enable balance in the portfolio across all program needs.

About the team

The Manufacturing Program Manager is a critical leadership role in our Program Management Office (PMO) embedded within the Manufacturing Organization at Northvolt Ett., which consists of three key teams: Standards, Planning, and Reporting, a group of approximately thirty. Each team focuses on specific aspects of program management and contributes to the overall success of our manufacturing projects. This role does not manage individual team members directly, rather defining program objectives and organize activity tasking across cross functional teams and additional PMO resources assigned to supporting your programs, such as analysts, planners, and specialists.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Own and drive individual programs within the manufacturing portfolio, ensuring alignment with overall objectives.

  • Develop and execute comprehensive program plans, collaborating with cross-functional teams to achieve project milestones.

  • Maintain detailed schedules, monitor progress, and identify potential risks or delays.

  • Collaborate with senior management to align program plans with portfolio objectives.

  • Leading risk analysis and mitigation strategies.

  • Provide program leadership and tasking to assigned support resources.

We value individuals who are proactive, adaptable, and passionate about making a difference. If you are excited about the opportunity to contribute to a sustainable future and thrive in a collaborative team environment, we encourage you to apply.

Northvolt is an equal-opportunity employer. We are a diverse group of individuals united by a common mission. We recognize that our actions as individuals play a crucial role in driving Northvolt towards its goals, and we are committed to moving forward as a team. We offer an open and welcoming atmosphere where success is celebrated collectively, and challenges are tackled together. At Northvolt, we believe in fostering internal career development and providing opportunities for growth. Therefore, we prioritize evaluating candidates based on their skills and potential. We kindly request that applicants refrain from including their picture and age with their application to help us ensure fairness and objectivity in our selection process.

Please apply with your CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. This is a full-time position with a fixed salary, and the planned starting date is as soon as possible. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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!