Client Case: Green transformation Northvolt (Sweden)

Northvolt’s battery plant in Skellefteå plays a pivotal role in driving the green transformation of Northern Sweden. Scaling from ground zero to 2,500 employees with a groundbreaking large-scale factory, at an unprecedented speed, brings many thrilling challenges. Since the summer of 2023, Altio’s Senior Consultant, Anna Magnusson, has been an integral part of Northvolt’s Facility and Utilities department. “Navigating the unique intricacies of this endeavor is both fascinating and demanding. Being a piece in this complex puzzle and contributing to its continual improvement is truly rewarding,” says Anna, who has an undeniable passion for leadership and business development.

Recognizing the need for a more structured approach to steer the organization through its rapid growth, Northvolt outlined the mission in three pivotal areas:

  1. Elevating performance management systems.
  2. Providing leadership support and coaching.
  3. Advancing and fine-tuning daily governance practices.

Initially, Anna focused on integrating new leaders at different levels, refining meeting structures, and optimizing operational management. The process has taken place in close partnership with Northvolt’s business development department. While most methods and outcomes are based on long-term development, the second employee survey of the year already showcased improvements in almost all facets.

The collaboration remains steadfast, committed on creating long-term positive effects throughout the entire organization.

Areas of competence for this project:

  • Leadership
  • Business development

About Altio
Altio is a technical staffing company, specialized in the sectors driving the energy transition such as battery storage, wind power, hydrogen electrolyzers, nuclear power and carbon storage initiatives. Headquarted in Umeå, Sweden, Altio operates in northern parts of the country with additional offices in Skellefteå and Örnsköldsvik. In 2023, Altio has been acquired by The Specialist Group, a leading provider of technical engineering specialists for sectors such as power, chemicals, infrastructure, renewables and life sciences

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