Senior Manager Process Automation Engineering

Lead process automation team in Stockholm. Join Northvolt Revolt AB to drive automation projects for green battery production. Set strategy, collaborate cross-functionally, and innovate. Full-time, immediate start.

Stockholm, Sweden  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   19 days 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’s mission is to build the world’s greenest battery with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy.

Northvolt Materials business unit is right now looking for a manager to build our process automation team, which should support the whole global organization with automation expertise. The team are set out to have a variety of responsibilities, both supporting already operational sites with expertise when needed as well as being part of our expansion projects. In the expansion projects, the team is expected to drive all topics related to Automation (e.g. design, requirements, supplier interactions) from RFI phase up to Functional Acceptance testing and commissioning. The team is also expected to set and maintain the overall strategy for the process automation area – which should be continuously updated and adjusted based on all learnings from current operations and projects.

Process automation is a vital part of making the world’s greenest battery and it is important that you take an active role in fitting this part into the big picture for battery recycling as well as active materials development. For example, we are building one of the first European large-scale lithium-ion battery recycling plant together with Northvolt’s active material production plant.

Some of the things you will do

  • You will grow and guide a team of engineers through recruitment, coaching, mentoring, establishing healthy processes, and general support.
  • Work towards ensuring the team is aligned on business needs, delivering the expected value.
  • Be involved in forming the way we design and implement our systems, both through support and direct involvement in design decisions and strategic roadmap.
  • Make sure our way of working and agile development practices are clear, modern and suited to bring out the best of the team.
  • Be part of the Technology management team and cross-functional collaboration on business needs, deliverables, and culture. You will collaborate with other managers in software, material flow, electrical engineering, IT, and infosec.
  • Work towards building a friendly, collaborative environment in line with the company culture.
  • Interact with our suppliers for automation as well as keep tight collaboration with our process engineering team.

In general, you have a long experience in the field and have been part in driving large, innovative and challenging process automation projects with high demands on industrialization and scaling. Your personal characteristics can be flexibility, quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a great team spirit. You are also passionate & purpose driven – you want to join us on the journey of enabling the future of energy!

At Northvolt we all work tightly together with a low level of hierarchy, and we encourage different backgrounds and levels of experience. What we all have in common is that we are bold, passionate and in whatever area we are working in we do it with excellence. Do you have what it takes to be a part of our team?

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

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Leading the process automation team and setting ways of working
  • Setting the strategy for both the team and the process automation area
  • Work closely with other cross-functional units to capture all requirements
  • Supplier and stakeholder management

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is asap.

Skills & Requirements


  • Bachelor degree in Electronic/Computer Engineering, Information Systems, Computing, Software Engineering, or similar.
  • Strong field experience from process automation
  • Deeper knowledge from SCADA and PLC systems , such as Siemens, ABB and others.
  • Experience from team leadership
  • Experience with suppliers and commissioning of industrial systems
  • Track record of being innovative
  • Passionate by solving complex problems with technology in a simple yet innovative way
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment

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About the role

May 08, 2024

Full Time


Nov 07, 2024


Stockholm, Sweden



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