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

We are seeking a driven Senior Manager, Manufacturing Program Planning to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. By joining us, you will be a key player in shaping our strategy, assembling your team, and leading the Northvolt Ett manufacturing organization through the evolution from construction and commissioning to steady state ramped production in one Europe’s first large scale battery factories.

About the job

As the Sr. Manager, Manufacturing Program Planning, you will be responsible for leading and mentoring a team of manufacturing program managers and analysts through the successful ramp-up of Northvolt Ett. Your primary focus will be representing the manufacturing organization by defining requirements, developing plans, and shepherding execution. A key enabler to success is the ability to collaborate with and influence adjacent program teams executing other business elements, ensuring your site level functions within the manufacturing organization are represented and contributing where needed to secure a successful future.

About the team

This is a senior management role for the Program Management Office (PMO) embedded within the Manufacturing Organization responsible for Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. The Program Planning team led by this role is scoped to reach nearly twenty disciplined executors. Two senior management counterparts within the PMO will support you with their teams focused on Development and Reporting, approximately ten additional specialists, a combined total PMO group of roughly thirty.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead and mentor a team of program managers, providing guidance and support throughout the program lifecycle.

  • Development and execution of comprehensive program plans, ensuring alignment with overall portfolio objectives.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure timely and successful execution of program activities.

  • Generate and maintain detailed schedules, closely monitoring progress and identifying potential risks or delays.

  • Alignment of portfolio plan to cross functional resource availability, forecasting program resource needs and fine-tuning schedules to level resource requirements over time.

  • Program and Portfolio risk analysis and mitigation planning.

We value individuals who are proactive, adaptable, and passionate about making a difference. If you are excited about the opportunity to contribute to a sustainable future and thrive in a collaborative team environment, we encourage you to apply.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We are a diverse group of individuals united by a common mission. We recognize that our actions as individuals play a crucial role in driving Northvolt towards its goals, and we are committed to moving forward as a team. We offer an open and welcoming atmosphere where success is celebrated collectively, and challenges are tackled together. At Northvolt, we believe in fostering internal career development and providing opportunities for growth. Therefore, we prioritize evaluating candidates based on their skills and potential. We kindly request that applicants refrain from including their picture and age with their application to help us ensure fairness and objectivity in our selection process.

Please apply with your CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. This is a full-time position with a fixed salary, and the planned starting date is as soon as possible. We look forward to reviewing your application.

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!