Site Material Purchasing Specialist
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Site Material Purchasing Specialist
Work model On location
Application due date 29 June 2024
Are you the one?

We are looking for an experienced Site Material Purchasing Specialist to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate supply chain team based in Northvolt ETT, Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up our direct material flows and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job

As a Site Material Purchasing Specialist you will ensure the coordination between our suppliers and our in-house Logistics and Planning teams to ensure smooth delivery and flow of our materials to our plant.

Together with your team and cross functional colleagues (Internal Logistics, Planning, Finance, Quality, Process, and Category Buyers) you will partake in coordinating all direct material suppliers as well as managing relationships with Northvolt's material suppliers.

You have experience in working with Materials and primarily Chemicals and Mechanical parts, including aspects such as, commercial, shipping, transport, and warehousing. You are familiar with interfacing towards global suppliers and understand what it needs to keeping a plant running.

It is critical that you share Northvolt values in terms of sustainability

About the team
The Supply Chain team in Northvolt ETT is managing the factory needs from a supply chain discipline and cover all categories as well as project deliveries, supplier quality and logistics. The team is focused on the Northvolt ETT operations and the continuous ramp-up happening the next 5 years with parallel production, commissioning and construction activities ongoing.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Align with category managers, production, demand planners and warehouse personnel to ensure materials are delivered smoothly, on time and at the right location.
  • Manage contracts and supplier relationship for the site. Work hand-in hand with the category managers to create cost saving opportunities
  • Handle commercial discussions and non-conformities when it comes to quality and delivery requirements
  • Coordinate the forecasts to suppliers, securing the contracted supplier allocations

  • Manage Supplier Performance and Escalations

  • Work with internal stakeholders to find innovative solutions to optimise Northvolt materials flows

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is 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!