Technical Project Manager Digitalization (m/w/d)



IT, Operations
Heide, Germany
Posted on Friday, January 26, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a dedicated Technical Project Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. We have multiple sites to be launched in the coming years and we need you to help us in overseeing the implementation, deployment & commissioning of our MES solution for our new Gigafactory, Northvolt Drei, in Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany.

By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing a new, scalable factory digitalization function and contribute to enable a greener future.

About the job

We have invested significant effort in developing one of the most sophisticated manufacturing execution systems (MES) for battery manufacturing - completely in-house.

We aim to deploy and customize this system for each new factory and manufacturing setup on Northvolt's roadmap. We are now looking for driven technical project manager who will be responsible for overseeing design, engineering, deployment, testing and validation phases of our MES system for our new factory in Heide, Germany.

You will be part of a project team which is responsible to deliver our digitalization offering to our manufacturing site - Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee the deployment of MES, or digitalization initiatives, ensuring alignment with organizational goals.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including engineering, IT, and operations, to define project objectives, deliverables, and timelines.
  • Project planning, risk management, and resource allocation to ensure successful project execution.
  • Foster effective communication among team members and stakeholders to facilitate project progress and address potential issues.

The person we are looking for is a strong team player, curious, flexible and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Germany and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, 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. Planned starting date is asap. This role will be based in Heide, Germany.