Manager Engineering - Blueprint Industrial



Administration, Software Engineering
Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Job Description

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a manager to join our stellar team in Skelleftea.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in developing a new generation of large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society, and this is your opportunity to take part in leading those efforts and help drive us to success.

To deliver on Northvolt’s vision and bold expansion plans we have established the Blueprint team. The team’s mission is to deliver a digital factory blueprint of a scalable, rapidly deployable, highly efficient world class battery factory. It constitutes a comprehensive solution with guidelines and tools needed for establishment of the factory spanning process, equipment, materials, facility, utilities and people.

About the job

As Manager of Blueprint Industrial Engineering, you will recruit, manage and develop the team that is working cross-functionally together with other teams such as Production, Maintenance and Quality to develop and maintain the Industrial Engineering blueprint, one of the key building blocks of a large-scale battery factory.

Based on lean principles, lessons learned, and best practice findings, you will coach and drive Operational Excellence in regard to production. You will transfer targets into routines and standards to guide the organization towards lean and efficiency.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Co-develop and design of the Northvolt Production System based on lean principles and TPM concept and Northvolt Operational Excellence System
  • Coordinate development of standards and concepts, including implementation and roll-out phases
  • Collaborate with the factory organization to ensure continuous improvements of our operational processes
  • Gather and develop operational, quality and maintenance requirements as a basis for the design process
  • Manage the timeline of Industrial Engineering blueprint upgrades

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and have good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour.

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 asap.