Metals & Raw Materials Manager



Stockholm, Sweden
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

Job Description

Northvolt and the Raw Materials team have exciting opportunities to join our passionate team in Stockholm, Sweden as Manager - Metals and Raw Materials , tasked with commercial responsibility for the supply of strategic metals used in the production of cathode active materials. The role will focus on driving technical and commercial projects related to the purchase of Lithium compounds.

As part of the Raw Materials team, you will have direct influence over critical purchases of raw materials – a vital, dynamic role which can greatly contribute to the success of Northvolt’s rapidly-growing global operations. You will report to the Director of Cathode Raw Materials.

Ideal candidates will have commodities experience in Oil, Chemicals or Metals and will have worked with both technical and commercial projects in a capital-intensive industry. Candidates should possess a robust understanding of price risk management and have extensive, demonstrated negotiation experience in any commodities industry.

It is essential that candidates share Northvolt’s values on sustainability and responsible sourcing.

Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Taking an active role in articulating and executing on our long-term raw materials strategy, and developing a supply base that fits Northvolt’s need in terms of quality, reliability, competitiveness, and sustainability
  • Working closely with suppliers and internal stakeholders to understand commercial opportunities, including cost reduction opportunities
  • Identifying, initiating, and negotiating new strategic supply relationships
  • Developing, owning, and executing a road map of projects aimed at optimising the cost and the supply flexibility of Northvolt’s raw materials purchases
  • Driving sustainability projects with suppliers to minimise Northvolt’s environmental footprint

Our organization greatly values self-discipline, a natural talent to make things happen, and passion for Northvolt’s mission. In this role, you will have a tangible impact on Northvolt’s success, and the results of your work will be highly internally and externally visible.

Apply with a CV and cover letter, or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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