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Equipment Engineer

  • Gdańsk
  • Gdańsk

Northvolt is a European supplier of high-quality battery cells and systems, made in an environmentally sustainable way. The company was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest recycling capabilities.

In the plant located in Gdańsk we produce energy storage systems and battery modules that replace internal combustion engines in industrial machines. Currently Northvolt Poland is increasing its manufacturing capabilities by building a highly-automated, state-of-the-art production plant.

Currently we are looking for Equipment Engineer who will be responsible for developing manufacturing methods, including high-end automated equipment for processes such as adhesive dispensing, Laser Welding, and Test station, based on process and design requirements. Equipment Engineer becomes a part of Manufacturing Engineering Team close cooperating with Product Design Team and Operation Team in a production facility.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and optimize new and existing manufacturing processes to ensure successful launch and integration of new products
  • Generate process and equipment specifications, process defect and reaction matrix, process validation plans
  • Characterize existing processes, define critical process parameters and establish process controls that fulfill targeted Machine and Process Capabilities, First Pass Yield (FPY), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Scrap
  • Support Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) activities
  • Define tools required for equipment and process validation
  • Drive equipment and process commissioning on new equipment and production lines by being in charge of equipment Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and Site Acceptance Test (SAT)
  • Involved in plant commissioning and start-up
  • Lead and participate in equipment and process design reviews with equipment suppliers and integrators
  • Identify potential equipment suppliers for defined processes
  • Continuous equipment and process improvement by executing Design of Experiments (DOE), Statistical Process Control (SPC) and implementing Specific Measurable Achievable Relevant and Time-based (S.M.A.R.T) goals approach
  • Ownership and drive development of PFMEA
  • Approve document control: Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Work Instructions (WI) and all equipment documentation within a given process area

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Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineering or similar experience
  • Extensive knowledge in at least one of: tightening, dispensing (1K and 2K materials), laser welding, leakage test and pressing processes
  • 3+ years of work experience in equipment process control, lean standards, process development in prototype and production environment
  • Experience with product and processes from prototype through production in a high volume and high pace environment (preferable production industries: battery, electronics, food, pharma, semiconductor)
  • CAD 2D/3D knowledge is a plus
  • Very good command of English

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent):

  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills and an eye for detail
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

We offer:

  • Stable employment conditions - employment contract (indefinite after 6 months)
  • 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
  • Co-financing postgraduate studies
  • 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

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.

Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.

Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs in Västerås, as well as Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, in Gdansk, for production of battery systems. We are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced manufacturing experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!


Anna Choynowska | Contact Person

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Northvolt Poland

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