Logistics Planning Developer at Northvolt

Job Description

Northvolt Battery Systems has an exciting job offer for a Logistics Planning Developer to join our bold, excellent and passionate team in Gdansk. Battery Systems at Northvolt designs and produces high performance modular battery products and solutions to customers in the Industrial, Energy Storage and Automotive business segments. The Headquarter and Prototype Lab is located in Stockholm, and production is in Gdansk, Poland. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start, building a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions in Gdansk, Poland. As a Logistics Developer specializing in Planning you would focus on supporting the process of designing, procuring and implementing the set-up of capacity, production and material planning to our second Battery Systems factory in Gdansk. You will be based in Gdansk together with a local team and would travel to Stockholm on a bi-weekly/monthly basis. You will report to Dora Sebestyen, Logistics Manager of Cells and Systems
In broad terms, our mission as Logistics is to support Northvolt’s growth and expansion with logistical expertise and to create a robust framework, within which Northvolt units can operate.
Generally speaking, we believe that you already have a reasonable level of experience within Logistics planning. For a few years, you have designed and developed logistical network(s), led warehouse and safety stock sizing studies, and identified bottlenecks. You also have a good understanding on how to use, or even better set up, different systems and modules (ERP/WMS/TMS) to support logistical planning and execution.
You are also adaptable: from collaborating in designing optimized production schedules and to strategic planning for every part (PFEP), you can crunch data, have strong analytical skills and lead strategic projects. As Northvolt develops, so will you and your range of responsibilities.

In your job you will:

  • Be responsible to design, maintain and improve our logistics network of components

  • Be the main contact person and create a Plan for Every Part together and in collaboration with the Procurement and Production Planning team

  • Give input and optimize the logistics flow and the warehousing strategy for all components

  • Create and optimize SOPs and work instructions

  • Collect, manage, organise and analyse logistical data, seeking improvement possibilities

  • Support system implementation (WMS, TMS,ERP)

  • Be an active player in the Sales, Inventory and Operational Planning (SIOP) process

Skills & Requirements

Skills & Requirements
You are or you have/are:

  • Master’s degree in Logistics, Supply Chain management and planning, Industrial engineer or related field

  • 5+ years of experience as a supply chain/logistics developer or specialist with special focus on planning and/or data analysis

  • Excellent English skills, written and oral

  • Entrepreneurial mindset

  • Problem-solving attitude with strong organization skills (we mean it!)

  • Agile in your way of working

  • A solid relationship builder

  • Self-motivated and autonomous who enjoy working both in a team and on your own

  • Data savvy

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (you love MS Excel)

  • Experience in work with an ERP / WMS/ TMS systems (Preferably MS Dynamics / 365 ERP environment)

  • Have worked in multi-cultural environment (a must!)

The person we are looking for is cheerful, positive, curious, creative, and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Poland and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

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