Project Engineering Manager

Lead as Project Engineering Manager in Skellefteå, Sweden. Drive engineering activities for Northvolt's giga-factory, ensuring HSE, quality, schedule, and budget adherence. M.Sc. in relevant field with 10+ years PM experience required.

Skellefteå, Sweden  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   53 days ago

Northvolt has an opportunity for a Project Engineering Manager - NV Ett Factory Program to join our passionate and growing in-house Factory Programs team supporting the establishment of our first giga-factory in Skellefteå.

In joining us, you will play an important part 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.

In this role you will be responsible for all engineering activities throughout the project, from basic design to commissioning, ensuring all activities are in adherence to Northvolt’s HSE, Quality, schedule and budget. Additionally, the Project Engineering Manager will be accountable for coordinating the communication and collaboration between engineering disciplines, as well as with construction, procurement, and contractors.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordination and supervision of engineering disciplines and relevant project stakeholders to define project specifications and ensure technical project execution.
  • Technical representation to internal stakeholders, contractors, and vendors.
  • Monitor Northvolt’s HSE, Quality policies and contractual obligations.
  • Cost saving initiatives by proposing optimized technical solutions.
  • Risk & change management, schedule preparation and execution, budget adherence.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and working towards common goals. You are used to a high-paced work environment and have excellent 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.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognize 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.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

The planned starting date is ASAP.

We believe that you have :

  • M.Sc. in the Mechanical, Electrical, or CSA engineering fields
  • Extensive Project Manager skills with a minimum of 10 years, preferably PMI, IPMA or equivalent
  • Have experience in the design/engineering of heavy industrial, manufacturing, or chemical process facilities. Battery factory experience is ideal, but not required. Other facility types that are seen as relevant and welcome: pharmaceutical, data centers, oil & gas, automotive, fmcg manufacturing, etc
  • Excellent English skills, additional languages, like Swedish, is a plus
  • Ability to lead a team through technical and planning challenges.
  • Greenfield and/or brownfield project experience

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 19, 2024

Full Time


Aug 03, 2024


Skellefteå, Sweden



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