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Maintenance Engineer
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Energy & Utilities


Maintenance & Repair



Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Gdańsk

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Contact Person
Anna Choynowska

Job Description

We are now seeking to recruit a Maintenance Engineer to join our Operations team. This function will be responsible for overseeing maintenance on all manufacturing machinery and equipment in a dedicated plant. This includes new installation, upgrades, renovations, repairs, maintenance, inspections and replacement of any manufacturing equipment in an entrusted facility.

Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the safe installation, maintenance, repair or replacement of plant equipment and systems to ensure maximum production quantity and quality.

  • Review the operation of plant equipment and systems constantly, to minimize unplanned downtime, anticipate solve problems in a timely manner, and to identify opportunities for improvement.

  • Develop and implement plant maintenance program based on best practices in the automated manufacturing industry, with an emphasis on preventive/predictive maintenance.

  • Ensure routine calibration, validation and maintenance requirements of a variety of electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems are undertaken and controlled.

  • Taking part in the process of the introduction of new machinery and equipment from drawing up the specification, to contact with suppliers to full installation in collaboration with all relevant parties.

  • Perform root cause analysis for any abnormal conditions/ failures, take required corrective and preventive actions to avoid recurrence of such conditions.

  • Manage the process of disposal of obsolete machinery, plant and equipment from gaining agreement to write off to physically removing it and its safe and lawful disposal.

  • Establish and monitor the use and inventories of spare parts, maintenance supplies, and equipment as well as order necessary parts, tools, equipment, etc. in a timely manner by following company policies.

  • Track, analyse and improve key maintenance parameters such as utility consumption data, maintenance cost, schedule compliance, etc and circulate it for management review.

  • Manage contractors and service providers on site to ensure they meet legal and company requirements.

  • Directs maintenance activities on utilities systems to provide continuous supply of energy, electrical power, steam and compressed air required for operations.

  • Ensure machinery and equipment compliance with code of practice, labour, safety, health and environmental regulatory requirements.

  • Taking part in the overall planning of maintenance activities.

  • Maintain maintenance logs and report on daily activities.

  • Other duties assigned by the Company.

Skills & Requirements


  • BSc or MSc in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent University degree

  • Experience in the modern Operations Management principles: Lean, Kaizen, Six Sigma,

  • An example driven management of the shop floor. Resolute 5S

Specific skills (e.g. specific programmes, languages, certifications etc.):

  • Must be fluent in English, written and oral

  • Polish language is strongly wished

  • Polish legislation and work environment

  • Strategic thinking and highly developed organizational skills.

  • Advanced troubleshooting skills.

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

  • A role model in safety, quality, maintenance, team work and attitude.

  • Improvement oriented with positive attitude enabling positive and constructive feedback.

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!

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