Project Engineer (m/w/d) Germany - Central Utilities



Heide, Germany
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024

Job Description

We are searching for a highly experienced and motivated Project Engineer for Major Capital Project in Germany to join our team for a major capital project in Northern Germany. As a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing various aspects of the project's engineering activities, ensuring technical excellence, adherence to standards, and successful project delivery. Your expertise will be instrumental in coordinating with cross-functional teams and stakeholders to achieve project objectives efficiently and with the highest quality standards.

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 project engineers and major capital projects to deliver on company targets and in line with customer expectations.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with project managers, architects, and other engineering disciplines to develop detailed project plans and technical specifications.
  • Oversee the execution of engineering design, ensuring compliance with local regulations and project requirements.
  • Manage and coordinate engineering activities, including design reviews, evaluations, constructability reviews, and approvals.
  • Evaluate and recommend engineering solutions to complex technical challenges, promoting innovation and efficiency.
  • Monitor and control engineering progress, identifying potential issues, and implementing corrective actions as necessary.
  • Collaborate with procurement teams to ensure timely sourcing of materials and equipment that meet project specifications.
  • Participate in construction and commissioning activities, providing technical support and troubleshooting assistance.
  • This position will be located at the site construction location in Heide, Northern Germany and may involve periodic travel to engineering and other service and equipment providers to assess progress, adherence to engineering drawings, and quality standards.
  • Support the preparation of technical reports, engineering documentation, and project-related presentations.

  • Facilitate effective communication and coordination between internal engineering teams and external consultants.

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. You have excellent project management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously. You have effective communication skills for coordinating with diverse project stakeholders. You have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically in dynamic project environments. 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.

Join our dedicated team, and take on this challenging role to contribute to the successful execution of a major capital project in Germany. Apply now and be part of an exciting journey towards innovation and engineering excellence.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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