Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Test technician to work within the field of battery safety and help perform li-ion battery thermal abuse testing for Battery Systems, if you are curious and into fireworks, this is the place to be.
In this role, you would be responsible for performing tests that demonstrates battery safety. Your influence will help to unlock the next generation of high energy density battery systems to the market as safe and reliable customer products.
You will work in a small tight team of technicians dedicated to abuse testing. Together you will conduct propagation resistance testing (force thermal runaway of cells in a module/pack), external short circuit testing and other tests that relate to product safety. You will also be responsible to make sure tests are conducted according to plan and in a safe manner, for the environment and for your health and that of your colleagues.
You will work with li-ion batteries and advanced equipment as well as prototypes and trial set-ups. Experience with hardware and electronics will therefore be appreciated. If you like to work in small and agile team dedicated to solving high priority issues that require creativity and a hands on approach, this is your place to be.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Prepare, Perform and round-off tests according to test description
Work safely and structured.
Participate in sourcing and managing of test equipment. Identify new needs and take care of existing equipment
Make sure relevant HSE (health, safety and environment) are followed and address inconsistencies.
Contribute to the fun and energetic atmosphere
Northvolt is hiring a diverse team of technicians to support our testing department. We are looking for candidates that either have experience with testing of battery systems or have the right skills and are willing to learn. By joining us you will play an important part in the transformation to a carbon-free society.
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture
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.