Project Logistics Manager



Gdańsk, Poland
Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2024

Job Description

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Logistics Manager to join our excellent and passionate team, based in Gdansk. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start, building the network of European and North American Lithium-Ion battery giga-factories. Northvolt will play a significant role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Project Logistics Manager's primary focus will be to lead, grow and develop a team (Developers, Specialists, Coordinators and interns) who design and implement logistics solutions for heavy process equipment during the construction phases of Northvolt's projects over multiple locations. Ensuring team engagement, unity and motivation are essential and strategic planning and resource management to effectively impact operational excellence comes naturally.

Secondly, you are a Industrial Project specialist. You understand the importance of planning before the execution kicks in and the sequence of events of a logistical process. The Project Logistics Manager will be responsible for procurement and execution of all logistical activities from equipment origin until delivered at site. QHSSE management is in your DNA and you walk the talk every day, leading by example to ensure the development of safe practices.


In broad terms, Project Logistics is responsible to secure end to end logistical solutions for process equipment, from vendor to installation with the highest focus on QHSSE, Schedule & Budget.


First and foremost - you are a hands-on leader. You are a natural when it comes to human interaction, managing a broad scope of activities across a very busy team, spread through multiple locations, geographies and time zones. You have a good feel for people and you know how to, together with them, celebrate good times, as well as pull through dire straits.

Generally speaking, you have a high degree of experience within logistical operations, specifically in an industrial projects setting. You are absolutely excellent in multi-tasking and prioritizing. You understand the importance of structure and communication, especially across cultures and time zones, as means to ensure clarity and reach common goals within specific time frames.

The role will be based at Northvolt’s Gdansk facility with regular travels to Stockholm, and Northvolt's production facilities in Europe and North America aswell as the Far Eastern locations of cargo origin.

Together with the wider Northvolt Project Logistics Team you will:

  • Lead the preparations, planning, co-ordination and execution of intercontinental transportation of cargo across multiple transport modes,
  • Ensure QHSSE development, implementation, measurement, analysis and optimisation and foster QHSSE culture,
  • Ensure forecasting and plan solutions accordingly,
  • Procure, contract and implement LSP agreements. Measure manage and optimize supplier performance
  • Measure team and project performance, implementing actions to drive optimisation,
  • Lead the co-ordination of schedule and budget planning and reporting between internal Northvolt departments,
  • Take a lead role in developing and enhancing operational procedures,
  • Participate in structured and unstructured communication to ensure clarity around next steps and ultimate goals,
  • Continuously improve overall project logistics operations.