Director of Maintenance



Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Monday, April 29, 2024

Job Description

Our maintenance team is expanding, and Northvolt is now looking for a Director of Maintenance to our gigafactory in Skellefteå, Sweden!

As the Director of Maintenance, you will have big impact on directing the planning, development, implementation, administration, and budgeting of most or all the following Maintenance functions:
- Technical administration
- Warehousing
- Spare parts management machining and tooling
- Instrumentation & metrology
- Document management
- 3rd part inspections and asset management

Further, you will advise company management in Maintenance policy and program matters, making or recommending appropriate decisions as consistent with strategic direction.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Further develop and implement a proactive maintenance strategy that ensures efficient operations
• Ensure implementation of organization policies and procedures.
• Develop and implement maintenance programs to increase the efficiency of maintenance
workers, maximize revenue, and improve customer satisfaction.
• Manage maintenance department expenditures within approved budget including the
regulation of plant operations.
• Ensure the department’s compliance with the law and other regulatory terms.


• Budget responsibility: Yes
• Direct reports: Yes
• Authorized to decide on investments according to role and policy.

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 an international and 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.