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

Northvolt is now looking for bold and talented Production Shift Managers to join the production team in our gigafactory in Skellefteå, Sweden. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories and produce the worlds greenest lithium-ion battery. You will get the chance to make a difference in the transformation to a carbon free society.

At Northvolt you will be part of a fast growing company with high-energy and a dynamic environment. As a Shift Manager you will work in a top modern facility with new technology. So forget about everything you thought you knew about working in the industry, this is going to be completely different.

You will work in close collaboration with other shift managers, maintenance, quality and environment personnel. You will lead a shift team of around 15-40 employees where each and every one counts to make this a success. You will get the chance to make an impact and be part of shaping our way of working in the future. We work hard to create a good work environment, to make room for creativity, initiatives for improvement and a possibility for people to grow. We aim to become the worlds' most equal and inclusive workplace.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Take lead in building your shift teams by supporting in recruiting, specifically by interviewing candidates in close collaboration with the manufacturing recruitment team
  • Develop and support you team in becoming great at what they are supposed to do by on-boarding, training and developing them - we believe in rotation of work duties for competence development
  • Ensure your team has everything they need to ensure that SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), WIs (Work Instructions) and other policies are followed
  • Make sure your team knows what to do by assigning tasks, responsibilities and performance expectations and checking in regularly
  • Suggest and implement improvements - individually and with your team
  • Follow up shift performance and act on deviations
  • Communicate and collaborate with other colleagues (other shifts, the maintenance team) in order to ensure good shift handovers and standardization
  • Report deviations affecting the production and perform risk analysis to solve underlying issues
  • Assure safe conditions with Lock Out Tag Out Try Out according routines when having repairs or inspections of equipment
  • Participating in rotation of work duties, in order to develop the competence within the shift team
  • Manage a budget according to role

Apply by filling out the application form.

Full time employment, fixed base salary + shift allowance pay.

CBA, Teknikavtalet

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.

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!
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