IT Demand Specialist

Join Northvolt in Skellefteå, Sweden as an IT Demand Engineer. Contribute to building a large-scale battery factory, enabling the future of energy. Requires 7+ years in manufacturing IT, ERP/MES project experience.

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

About Northvolt

Company Overview


Stockholm, Sweden


Business Model

Batteries, Energy Storage

Battery manufacturing and development, recycling technology

Product sales to automotive and energy storage sectors

Locations & Geography

Sweden 🇸🇪, Germany 🇩🇪, Poland 🇵🇱, Portugal 🇵🇹, USA 🇺🇸, Canada 🇨🇦

Company Culture

Deliver batteries with a 90% lower carbon footprint by 2030

Innovative, diverse workforce

Training and career growth opportunities

Activities & Projects

Gigafactories in Sweden, Germany, and Poland

Development of sodium-ion battery technology

Utilizing renewable energy and recycling used batteries

Career Opportunities

Roles in engineering, production, and administration

Competitive benefits, sustainability-focused work environment

Contact Information

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Northvolt Careers

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for an IT Demand Engineer to join our bold team in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will have a key part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The IT Demand Engineer will act as a Digitalisation Business Partner to manufacturing, and be responsible for ensuring efficient and easy to use IT and digital solutions for operations at Northvolt Ett.

You will be a part of building a new competent and dependable team from scratch, capable to scale Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond.

As IT Demand Engineer you will be a part of the Ett Digitalization unit, working with the latest technology to enable the future of energy!

This role is focused on (but not limited to) working with digital tools that impact production and the supporting functions.

For candidates interested in an ERP focused role:

Knowledge of specific ERP processes required competences for this role. These include:

  • Resource and Capacity Planning functions
  • Material Requirement Planning
  • Order handling and
  • Production reporting

Supporting knowledge in the areas around ERP are desired, such as:

  • Logistics and Warehouse Management process
  • Shipment and ASN process
  • BoP and BoM structures in PLM
  • QMS integration for material gating
  • Maintenance scheduling and workorder handling

For candidates interested in woking closer to MES :

Knowledge of specific MES processes required competences for this role. These include:

  • Detailed Scheduling
  • Material Registrations and Movement Orders
  • Order handling
  • Production reporting
  • Machine Connectivity
  • Product Traceability

Supporting knowledge in the areas around MES are desired, such as:

  • Logistics and Warehouse Management process
  • Shipment and ASN process
  • BoP and BoM structures in PLM
  • QMS integration for material gating
  • Maintenance scheduling and workorder handling

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Map and describe operations processes for digital solutions in Northvolt Ett.
  • Map and describe master data for operations.
  • Create demand and specification documents for digital solutions.
  • Order IT and digital solutions from the Northvolt digitalization and IT teams.
  • Participate in IT and digital development projects as operations representative.
  • Participate in or lead implementations and train employees in ways of working and the systems
  • Prioritize operations requests and coordinate with other Northvolt plants.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious 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 requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The IT Demand Engineer is a vital member of the Production Technology team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is asap.


  • Bachelor of science or equivalent experience in mechanical/industrial engineering or similar
  • Has at least 7 years of experience in manufacturing and/or manufacturing IT organisation
  • Experience from participating in MES or ERP projects for manufacturing
  • Good to have project management experience
  • Need to have worked in and have knowledge of systems like ERP, MES, PLM

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Preferred to have experience in MS Dynamics
  • Knowledge of AWS and cloud solutions
  • Has the ability to take decisions even in the face of uncertainty
  • Is visionary and contributes to push beyond conventional wisdom
  • Challenges solutions and ideas
  • Very good team player, contributes with authentic passion and energy
  • High level of grit, morale
  • Deliver on expectations and promises

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

Feb 07, 2024

Full Time


Aug 03, 2024


Skellefteå, Sweden

7+ years


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