Inventory Specialist

Join as Inventory Specialist in Skellefteå, Sweden. Contribute to building a European battery factory. Manage inventory accuracy, collaborate with production teams, optimize processes. Requires supply chain degree, ERP familiarity, and strong communication skills.

Northvolt Ett AB
Northvolt Ett AB
Skellefteå, Sweden  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   More than 3 months ago

We are looking for a driven Inventory Specialist to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate Production Control team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in contributing to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

As an Inventory Specialist you'll play a pivotal part in maintaining the accuracy of our inventory systems and shop floor materials. Your primary responsibility will revolve around ensuring precise alignment between the physical stock and the system records, meticulously tracking material flow to fulfill specific requests.

You'll dive into inventory management, meticulously monitoring and maintaining accurate records of raw materials and semi-finished goods. Conducting regular physical counts and reconciling discrepancies will be part of your routine to guarantee inventory precision.

Collaboration with production teams is key in this role. You'll work closely with them to understand material requirements, ensuring timely availability to support seamless operations.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Stock Accuracy Assurance: Ensure precise alignment between shop floor inventory and the system, monitoring material flow for specific requests.
  • Inventory Management: Maintain accurate records of raw materials and semi-finished goods, conducting regular physical counts and reconciliations for inventory accuracy.
  • Production Collaboration: Work closely with production teams to meet material requirements and ensure timely availability for seamless operations.
  • Communication Proficiency: Effectively communicate with supervisors and stakeholders to address stock-related issues promptly.
  • Process Optimization: Continuously improve inventory processes to enhance accuracy and efficiency in material tracking and availability.

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

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.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is asap.

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).
  • Proven experience in stock control or inventory management within a manufacturing environment.
  • Familiarity with ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems and inventory management software.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of safety regulations related to material handling

Specific skills

  • English
  • Office 365 – Excel, Teams mainly
  • Effective communication and collaboration skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time-management abilities.

About Northvolt

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.

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About the role

Jan 08, 2024

Full Time


Jul 03, 2024


Skellefteå, Sweden

Bachelor’s degree in supply chain management, logistics, or related field


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