Mechanical Engineering Manager



Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023

Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated Mechanical Engineering Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent factory programs team based in Skellefteå Sweden. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up our facilities and contributing to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job:
The Mechanical Engineering Manager provides technical guidance and leadership to all Ett personnel within their assigned discipline. They will provide standard work processes, procedures, guides and drawings for the Ett program of works within their disciplines. They will conduct audits of critical works to ensure the designs are complete, compliant with applicable codes and standards, Ett guidelines, of adequate quality to support downstream functions, and to eliminate wasteful overdesign. They will stay up to speed on current technologies within their discipline and will provide technical training and workshops for their assigned personnel.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Development and implementation of all procedures, standards and guides associated with the disciplines
    under their purview
  • Identifying all applicable codes and standards to be followed within their disciplines and ensuring same
    are incorporated into all Ett designs
  • Hiring of new personnel within their disciplines
  • Assignment of discipline personnel to projects based on staffing plans developed by the projects
  • Annual performance reviews of all personnel within their disciplines
  • Conducting audits of critical deliverables to ensure appropriate quality and completeness
  • Maintaining a discipline staffing plan for the Ett program of works within their discipline, including start
    and finish dates
  • Oversee discipline training and development plans
  • Coach and mentor discipline personnel
  • Review of project baselines and execution plans, including estimated quantities, cost and schedule
  • Technical bid evaluations for respective disciplines/scopes of work
  • Acceptance of conceptual, basic and detailed designs executed internally or by third party
  • Development of lessons learned within respective disciplines
  • Attending weekly Engineering staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned by the Engineering Director

Personal Success Factors:

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 got 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 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 asap.