NPI Buyer

Contribute to Northvolt as an NPI Buyer in Gdańsk

Gdańsk, Poland  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   15 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

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram

Northvolt Careers

The NPI Buyer supports procurement activities based on sourcing strategies created by the Category Management Team. Responsibilities include selecting suppliers, including global opportunities; driving the RFQ process; analyzing and summarizing quotations; negotiating agreements; and tracking purchase orders of prototypes and samples. The role also involves processing local sourcing with a focus on supply chain sustainability and price reductions under the supervision of Category Management. Additionally, the NPI Buyer works on improving the supply chain process through active engagement with current suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Interfaces with Sourcing Team on sourcing strategy and execute accordingly.
  • Acquires and maintains technical understanding of direct products used in production process.
  • Collaborate with design team and product team to develop project plan for prototype and samples introduction.
  • Prepare Requests for Quotations, cost analysis and volume planning for major commodities.
  • Develops new supply sources where vendors and suppliers are inadequate.
  • Participate in NPI related internal meetings, including preparation of presentations for management,
  • Use ERP and other systems to collect and analyze data,
  • Create and execute actions plans to improve supplier performance.
  • Recommend cost saving proposals including make-versus-buy analysis, alternative sourcing, and vendor evaluation criteria.
  • Investigates alternate component technologies or supplies, reducing cost and improving quality and reliability.
  • Participate in and support the coordinated contract and price negotiations with strategic suppliers driven by Sourcing Team.
  • Drive Continues Supplier Improvements through available processes.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by Manager


  • Master’s degree in engineering or Business management
  • At least 3 years of experience in sourcing related position
  • Experience in mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical manufacturing field or similar
  • Knowledge of Supply Chain processes
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office (proficiency in Excel), relational databases and ERP system
  • Fluent English

Personal Success Factors

  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Has a can do attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate & purpose driven
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

We Offer

  • Private medical care in LUX MED – extended package with a freedom of treatment (partial refunding of invoices) for the employee fully paid by the company
  • MyBenefit System – monthly card top-ups, the possibility to purchase a Multisport card
  • English lessons
  • Employee referral programme
  • Financing of commuting by bicycle
  • Christmas/holiday bonuses from Employee Benefit Fund (ZFŚS)
  • Co-financing of sports activities and integration budget
  • The possibility to invest in Northvolt group’s shares
  • Relocation bonus
  • Work in an international environment - the ability to use English daily
  • Opportunity to develop and acquire new skills in a company taking part in the transformation to renewable energy
  • Friendly and open working atmosphere in a diverse team

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About the role

Jul 06, 2024

Full Time


Jan 01, 2025



Gdańsk, Poland

3+ years


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