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Process Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gothenburg

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars as further announced in the press release dated 10 December 2021.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

We are building a state-of-the-art facility for research and development of the next generation of battery cells, and we need your help in making it happen. If you have engineered complicated production lines from scratch, this opportunity as Process Engineer is for you.

Key responsibilities

  • Become an expert and owner in one/several battery-making process steps. This will include building deep knowledge in process design, equipment optimization, maintenance, planning, analytics, and controls.
  • Play a vital role interfacing with equipment suppliers and collaborating with internal stakeholders to integrate machinery and process. Close experimental loops with responsive analytics.
  • Lead with data. Draw on your technical background to design, implement, control, and optimize processes in a high-speed production facility.
  • Work closely with a wide range of cross-functional team members to mature new ideas from concept to production.
  • Be proactively involved in creating a world-class working environment.

If you are the right person for this role, you are goal-oriented, curious, and persistent in solving problems at their root causes.

Skills & Requirements

Education and experience

  • A relevant university degree in electrochemistry, materials engineering, chemistry, or chemical engineering is required.
  • 5+ years of experience in a similar position.
  • Familiar with experimental/production processes in a data-driven environment, including SPC, DOE, and an ability to generate actionable insights from large datasets.
  • Comfortable in new settings and working on open-ended problems where no prescribed solution exists.
  • Has participated in large-scale research and development projects in a complex environment.

Specific skills

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus.
  • Eager to learn and understand our large-scale production processes.
  • Highly organized, results-driven, and always guided by data.
  • A proactive approach, initiative, and an ability to own and learn from mistakes.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills. A commitment to digging as deep as required to understand root causes and approach topics from first principles.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines. Excellent time management.
  • Open to travel.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit, and a sense of humor.
  • Passionate and purpose-driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars as further announced in the press release dated 10 December 2021.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

André Hellström | Contact Person

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