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

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

About the job

You will be a vital member of the Revolt Ett team. For a better understanding of the production and maintenance needs, you must actively participate when our machines and equipment are installed. You must have close co-operation with your colleagues with a mutual goal to ramp up and maximize our production efficiency. You must train and mentor your staff and you also need to have foresight and prepare for future expansion. Ensure that standards are followed, and employees are trained. Follow up shift performance and continuously look for improvement. Act on deviations and work with support functions to fix problems.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and build your team by interviewing candidates in close collaboration with the recruitment team.
  • Coach and train any improvements to all team’s members.
  • Control the equipment and process materials used in our production.
  • Identify training needs personally and for the team to feed into the overall development plan.
  • Coordinate and implement the overall shift training development plan in conjunction with the Production manager.
  • Drive improvements in standards in all aspects of team’s activities and outputs
  • Manage staff breaks, replacements and cover, following company guidelines.
  • Following the holiday allocation guidelines, control the holiday request process, ensuring good records are maintained to achieve good control.
  • Attendance at all specified production and inter-departmental meetings
  • Ensure all customer and internal Quality requirements are met at all times.
  • Accountability for the control of materials issued to all production areas accounting for raw materials and scrap, in the required timeframe. Initiate full investigation into any variances and communication of outcomes through root causing tools.
  • Report incidents using defined system/documentation.
  • Escalate incidents following defined escalation procedures or corrective action guidelines.
  • Accountability for maintaining and continuously improving 5S standards.
  • Ensure all routine tasks (daily/weekly etc) such as calibrations are carried out and recorded in the appropriate log.
  • Ensure adherence by team to all audit schedules defined (for example 5S, standard work, equipment
    calibrations, etc)
  • Keep ERP (or other ERP system) work orders up to date and ensure all transactions for stock control are up to date.
  • Communicate proactively with all other operations departments (e.g., Production lines, warehouse,
    quality, QC labs, maintenance, IT) to make sure they are aware of any useful information that will
    prevent losses in plant performance.
  • Ensure high quality of department reporting and KPIs.
  • In close collaboration with the rest of the team, participate in the installation and start-up of
    machine equipment, process-, and PLC systems.
  • Conduct improvement work with a special focus on safety and ensure that rules and regulations are
  • Ensure that your team has the tools and ability, evaluating their performance, and make follow up
  • Rotation of team to achieve development and multi-skilled team whilst maintaining output.
  • Work with continuous Improvement (CI) for shift team.

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 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 2024-06-02
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!