Design Manager (m/w/d) Germany



Heide, Germany
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a passionate Design Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future.

You will be part of the Project Engineering team that will drive the construction of our new battery factory in Heide, Germany. Built in multiple phases over 5+ years the factory represents a multi-billion Euro investment project. Together with your colleagues from the Program team you will be accountable to lead internal and external teams cross-functionally to deliver on company targets and in line with customer expectations.

About the job
Responsible for managing the coordinated multi-discipline design of a Northvolt sub-project from detailed design, As Built and final handover to the Northvolt Drei (NV3) Operations and Maintenance depts.

You will be expected to manage a project team of up to 10 engineers, based on site in Heide. Your project team will be expected to provide the technical expertise to challenge and optimise the design of the sub-project. As a leader of this project team, you will be expected to bring structure, drive consistency in project execution and provide guidance.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the Northvolt sub-project design team to follow the project execution plan.
  • Managing the Northvolt design input to external design parties by interfacing with internal Northvolt stakeholders.
  • Managing the external design parties, tracking progress and flagging any threats to the delivery.
  • Managing the Northvolt design reviews and modelling.
  • Managing sub-project design change.

  • Driving value engineering in the sub-project.

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.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.