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Process Improvement Engineer

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

About the job

As the Process Improvement Engineer, you will work on improving current process to deliver better quality, yield and cost-effectiveness. You will lead business and quality critical projects, implement Lean manufacturing principles, perform complex data analysis to reduce waste and variation from our processes.

We are looking for a dedicated individual to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is based in Västerås, Sweden. By joining us, you will contribute to building a purpose drive organization that is one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the team
Our team is based in Västerås and has a great mix of Data Scientists and Operational Excellence experts. We are all striving towards delivering world class products for a greener tomorrow.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Identifying key areas of improvement

  • Leading complex root cause analysis

  • Leading process improvement projects and activities

  • Yield improvement

  • Delivering training

The person we are looking for is flexible, curious and hungry to learn. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of friendliness, grit and a sense of humour. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and have good time management skills.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is ASAP.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Bachelor's / Master's Degree in Engineering or equivalent experience

  • Experience in executing process improvement projects

  • Good communication skills

  • Excellent English written and oral skills

  • Successful track record of leading improvements

  • Experience with change management

  • Seasoned Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

Bonus points for

  • Familiarity with automation

  • Experience and interest in mass manufacturing industry

  • Fluency in other languages

  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


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