Senior Director of Industrialization



Sales & Business Development
västerås, sweden
Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023

Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated and driven Senior Director of Industrialization
to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is part of our cell operations management team based in Västerås, with a significant amount of traveling to our giga factories. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing large-scale battery factories and successfully launching customer projects.

About the job:

The Senior Director of Industrialization holds an important leadership position within our cell operations management team. This role is central to guiding the industrialization team in successfully launching customer projects from conceptual design to fully operational manufacturing processes in our factories. You will lead strategic decisions concerning capacity allocations and act as a key point of contact among all relevant management stakeholders, ensuring smooth communication and coordination between teams.

About the team:
The diverse and highly motivated team of industrialization project managers is based out of different locations in Northvolt. They are closely working with the main operational functions to ensure successful industrialization of our products from project initiation to closing.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure a successful industrialization of our products from project initiation to closing

  • Lead the Industrialization Team and ensure continuous improvement in our industrialization processes.

  • Cultivate a multicultural environment that fosters teamwork, innovation, and continuous learning.

  • Oversee a diverse and international team of Industrialization Project Managers, Workpackage Leaders, and other team members ensuring successful industrialization of our products from project initiation to closing.

  • Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of industrialization initiatives

  • Collaborate with other department heads to ensure alignment and integration of industrialization strategies across the organization.

  • Engage in high-level management discussions both internally and with customers, representing the industrialization team.

  • Develop and execute industrialization strategies in line with the company’s long-term goals

  • Make strategic decisions regarding capacity allocations to meet project goals and organizational objectives.

The person we are looking for is driven, process-oriented, and structured. You thrive by leading others and working towards common goals. You are used to a high-paced work environment and have excellent communication skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, a sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, 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 recognize that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt toward 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.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full-time employment, fixed salary.
The planned starting date is 1st March 2024.