Senior Planner



Software Engineering
Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Thursday, June 8, 2023

Job Description

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Senior Planner to join our bold team in Skellefteå.

Northvolt is establishing its first mass production facility in Skellefteå and 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 aid Northvolt and our customers in the transformation to a carbon free society. When old technology is phased out and overtaken by electrification in the coming years, batteries are going to become the differentiating factor.

The purpose is to be a gatekeeper for manufacturing plans and orders and to work towards master planning. Participate in SIOP meetings, plan production orders and material to ensure that the company operational needs are met. Work in close relation with manufacturing, central SIOP, R&D, industrialization & purchasing functions to maximize efficiency. Follow up on plans and capacity and suggest improvements. Participate in or lead development of planning processes and set demands on IT and digital solutions.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Gather inputs from different stakeholders to create a master plan based on line allocation, demand, resources, material supply and capacity

  • Ensure there is one accepted and aligned plan for manufacturing

  • Participate in SIOP meetings as NV Ett responsible

  • Maximize efficiency between batch size, WIP and secure deliveries.

  • Follow up production fulfilment and manufacturing capacity and suggest actions when deviating from plan

  • Work in close relation with manufacturing, central SIOP, Program, R&D, industrialization, & purchasing functions

  • Follow up the planning process and suggest improvements

  • Lead or participate in projects and activities to develop the planning process

  • Work in close relation to IT and Digitization to develop software that supports the planning process

  • Develop or set demands for business intelligence software (like MS Power BI) for planning

  • Create training and information material

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious 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 requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Senior Planner is a vital member of the Northvolt Ett team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is asap.