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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Planning Manager to join our stellar team in Skellefteå.

The role is a part of our excellent Expansion team based in Skellefteå. In joining us you will play an important part from in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

As Planning Manager you will have ownership of the integrated planning and control for Northvolt Ett, the large-scale battery factory being built in Northern Sweden. This integrated Primavera planning is constituted of the key parts from all the detailed plans of Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Automation & Process equipment; (Long lead equipment); Commissioning and ramp-up through to start of Operations. You will lead three planners within the program team and internally collaborate with two more from the construction team, as well as those in our contractors own organisations.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Evaluate and set the strategic planning direction to meet NV requirements.
  • Develop, manage and maintain an overall integrated schedule for Northvolt Ett
  • Develop the necessary tools to report and measure progress.
  • Produce necessary monthly, bi weekly and weekly reporting to monitor progress of Northvolt Ett
  • Liaise with the NV Ett Operations team, monitoring construction and commissioning.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The lead planner is a vital member of the Program team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is as soon as possible.

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 2024-07-31
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!
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