Freyr AS are seeking Head of Production

Head of Production

FREYR plans to develop up to 43 GWh of battery cell production capacity by 2025 to position the company as one of Europe’s largest battery cell suppliers. The facilities will be located in the Mo i Rana industrial complex in Northern Norway, leveraging Norway’s highly skilled workforce and abundant, low-cost renewable energy sources from hydro and wind in a crisp, clear and energized environment. Corporate headquarters are located in the Oslo area.

FREYR will supply safe, high energy density and cost competitive clean battery cells to the rapidly growing global markets for electric vehicles, energy storage, and marine applications.

For more information, please visit www.freyrbattery.com.

Freyr AS are seeking Head of Production

We are looking for candidates who want to run the first battery cell factory in Norway. We have been working on this project for many months and the spade goes into the ground this summer. The person who takes on this role will be able to follow the build process and train their team in preparation for hand-over at the end of 2021. You will be able to apply everything you know in this role, be challenged, and learn a lot. For the right production manager this role must be a professional dream come true.

  • Builds and manages production team
  • develops and implements training programs
  • Ensure compliance
  • Ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of the whole production process
  • Ensure product quality
  • Contributes to the development of Freyr’s Operational Excellence System

The Head of Production is reporting to Production Director


  • Minimum 10 years working in manufacturing, preferably in battery, automotive or semiconductor industries
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering
  • Experience with setting up new factories
  • Familiar with quality control tools, DFM, product life cycle management, and manufacturing methodologies
  • Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma concepts, Kaizen with certifications preferred
  • Understand APQP and PPAP process


This position operates in a matrix environment. A person in this position must interact effectively throughout the organization to achieve objectives. This position requires a high level of autonomy while retaining the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Must be able to quickly grasp and apply new techniques and methodologies.

  • Proven problem solving abilities
  • Takes personal responsibility
  • Co-operative
  • Ambitious
  • Empathetic
  • Commercial mindset
  • Self-confident
  • Thrives in start-up environment
  • Creates structure

We offer the right candidate an important role in developing Norway's first battery cell production facilities. Energy storage is an important key to the world's switch to a sustainable, green economy. Freyr is a frontrunner in Europe's rush to build capacity in battery production. A shift from fossil fuel to electricity-from-renewables could deliver 75 - 90% of the CO2 emission reductions required.

Freyr has to move fast. The world needs both battery cells now, and ever better battery cells in the future. With us you will learn a lot and a lot will be expected of you. We aim to pick high performers that will slot in immediately.

Please apply by "søk her" and upload CV and a letter of motivation.

Respond by: ASAP and before 21st feb.2021.
Start Date:   After agreement
Location:      Mo i Rana

Please note: Selected candidates will be invited for an interview continuously, also before the official deadline.

For further questions about the position, please contact Freyr`s
Tove Ljungquist, Phone: +47 417 51 246 / e-mail: tove.nilsen.ljungquist@freyrbattery.com

For further questions about the process, please contact Jefferson Wells;
Steinar Instefjord, Phone: +47 948 57 202 / E-mail: steinar.instefjord@jeffersonwells.no

Om arbeidsgiveren

“Great job opportunities for partners in Mo i Rana.

Freyr is cooperating closely with Rana Utvikling who have developed a report about the diverse work marked in Mo i Rana. In the report you will find in-depth information and a great overview of other potential and relevant employers for your partner/significant other.

Check out this address if you would like to know more: https://ru.no/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/Labour-Market-Report.pdf

8622 Mo i Rana
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Tove Ljungquist
Freyr AS
417 51 246
Steinar Instefjord
Jefferson Wells
948 57 202
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