Academy Trainer



Gothenburg, Sweden
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Job Description

Academy Trainer

Are you passionate about shaping the future of manufacturing and driving excellence through innovative training programs? At NOVO Energy, we are seeking experienced Academy Trainers to join our team and make a significant impact on our workforce's growth and development. You will have the unique opportunity to train and mentor both new hires and seasoned professionals, empowering them with the skills and knowledge they need to excel.** **

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe.
Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo cars.

What you will do

The Academy Trainer works in the NOVO Academy where you will be developing and perform training for the manufacturing organization. You will be part of a small and dynamic team who will be working closely with the production organization as well as with the brand-new Gothenburg Battery Centre in Lindholmen.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Identify competence needs and develop training for NOVO Manufacturing.
  • Act as Academy trainers at NOVO Energy and train new employees as well as more experienced colleagues in the Internal and External Training Centra.
  • Train the Shopfloor trainers and Technical trainers in the NOVO organization.
  • Drive the daily use of the Internal Training Centre and oversee training in External Centre
  • Assure NOVO Learning Management Platform (LMS) includes needed training covering their responsibility and make training available to internal customers.
  • Follow development in relevant fields of responsibility and be able to train others in new technology.
  • Oversee the Shopfloor training to continuously develop the training in dialogue with Manufacturing management.

Skills & Requirements

You have a pedagogic, inclusive and curious approach; looking to bring out the best in other people! You come with good communication skills as well as an understanding of how to organize teams and competences the best way possible. You are also structured, organized, and meticulous. We believe you have a background in the production industry or perhaps with a technical training provider. Studies in Pedagogy and adult learning is a bonus, but experience and understanding of training in a production organization are more important.


  • Manufacturing basic skills and understanding of Manufacturing Fundamentals.
  • Experience from Lean Manufacturing systems.
  • Experience from developing and performing training programs as well as designing education material.
  • Excellent English written and oral skills.

Information about the recruitment process during the summer vacation period:
We would like to inform you that our recruitment process may take longer than usual due to the holiday season. We ask for your understanding as our lead times are extended during the summer, and we appreciate your patience. We will review your application as soon as possible and get back to you at the earliest opportunity.

Thank you for your understanding, and we look forward to connecting with you!