Site Purchasing Specialist MRO
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Site Purchasing Specialist MRO
Work model On location
Are you the one?

We are looking for a experienced Site Purchasing Specialist (MRO) to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellente Site Purchasing team based in Skelleftea. By joining us, you will be a key player in driving our purchasing activities focusing on Maintenance, Repair and Operation and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job

Be a pivotal part of our passionate supply chain team at Northvolt ETT, Skellefteå, driving the coordination of purchasing activities focusing on Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) to ensure the smooth operation of our facilities and equipment. Reporting to the Senior Manager Site Purchasing, this role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to our ambitious goals.

About the team

You will be working within the Site Purchasing Team which currently is 11 people strong. This team is responsible for Equipment, Indirect as well as Maintenance, Repair and Operations purchasing. In your new role you would take over the responsibility to purchase mainly spare parts, services as well as consumables. In this role you are working close with our Global Purchasing Team as well as our Maintenance and Warehouse team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and nurture a competitive and dependable network of local and global partners to procure goods and services, and implement framework agreements.
  • Collaborate closely with the maintenance and operations team to anticipate future requirements for goods and services.
  • Lead or participate in the Request for Quotation (RFQ) process, including conducting explanation meetings, contract pre-award meetings, final negotiations, and drafting/finalization of contract documents in coordination with stakeholders.
  • Work in tandem with the maintenance and central purchasing teams to define scopes and negotiate service level agreements with primary subcontractors.
  • Provide support to the Maintenance team proactively to prevent production line stoppages.

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios 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 values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, 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.

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is 1st May 2024.

Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

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!