Technical Project Manager – Connected Factory at Northvolt

Job Description

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Technical Project Manager to join our Connected Factory team in Stockholm.
In joining us, you will play an important 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.
In joining the team, you will be responsible for driving projects that enable our Connected Factory visions. Such projects include interface definition and software development with equipment vendors to ensure all software running on the machines meet our specifications and high standards of quality.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • In collaboration with Northvolt teams and external suppliers, design and build detail project plans.

  • Manage and coordinate project resources to ensure project delivery during both the planning and execution phase

  • Establish milestones for each project, with a clear breakdown of responsibilities and deliverables from all involved parties.

  • Frequent interaction and coordination with Automation, Digitalization, and Process team, and with external suppliers

Skills & Requirements


  • Knowledge of software development, web APIs, SQL database, PLC programming

  • Ability to prioritize and manage across multiple, often time-sensitive requests.

  • Exceptional stakeholder management, collaboration and communication skills

  • Degree in Software, Mechanical or Operations Engineering or equivalent practical experience.

  • Project/Program management tool kit including scheduling and project leadership
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Mandarin Chinese is a plus
  • Up to 30% travel required during Northvolt Ett initial ramp
  • Proficient in Microsoft Project or similar

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Strong skills as communicator, both internally as well as externally to suppliers

  • Collaborate, energetic approach to engage cross functional team

  • Desire to learn, lead, and eventually master a new industry in Europe

  • Passionate & purpose driven

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