Operations Readiness - CAM
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Operations Readiness - CAM
Work model On location
Are you the one?

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

About the role
As the Operations Readiness in CAM, you will represent the interests of the Operations & Maintenance team in the CAM Programs’ capital project(s). The incumbent for the role is a key member of the project delivery team, accountable to ensure the safe and fit for purpose design for operations of the facility. The role drives the requirements for the CAM Business Unit to meet the goal of continuous improvement of operations, and the corresponding Operational Expenditure (OPEX) targets. The position is tasked with the development of the Operations Readiness deliverables throughout the project life cycle, culminating in the smooth and timely handover of the project to the operations organization.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Own and drive the operational readiness deliverables throughout the project life cycle, starting during the early development phase of the project(s) through to handover into long term operations and project close out.

    • Early phase operational philosophy & strategy setting, including input into business cases.

    • Engineering Phase OR deliverable development, ensuring O&M requirements are built into project decision making, participating in & coordinating O&M inputs into the projects, at design reviews, HAZID’s, HAZOP’s and other operational risk assessments.

    • Execute phase O&M assurance on behalf of the receiving organisation. Co-ordinating operations and maintenance participation during commissioning. Planning and executing operations & maintenance organisation training and competence development to operate the facility. Ensuring that all required deliverables are in place in time to start-up of the facility.

  • Generate the overall operational readiness plan for the assigned facilities, as part of the project maturation process.

  • Execute the operational readiness plan throughout the project lifecycle, having in place the personnel resources, processes and tools to support the project and then the operating facility.

  • Communicate and coordinate with the existing Operations and Maintenance organisations to bring best practice and operational experience to bear in the project and to represent the O&M teams as their “champion” in the projects.

  • Develop understanding of O&M requirements within the CAM programs organisation ensuring trust in delivery to the O&M team(s)

  • Ensure that all necessary deliverables are completed to ensure a safe and timely acceptance of the facility at handover, to allow a smooth and as planned ramp up of the completed plant.

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.

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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.

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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!