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Electrical, mechanical and automation technicians Recycling

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

We are looking for dedicated and driven technicians/engineers in mechanical, automation and electrical disciplines for our Maintenance department to join us in our mission to contribute to build the world’s greenest battery. The roles are a part of our passionate Revolt Ett team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be part of building the first in-house full recycling flow in the world. Recovery and effective recycling of end-of-life batteries is key to closing the loop on batteries and to achieve a minimal carbon footprint.

About the job
The need to recycle batteries is increasing and the construction of Europe's largest recycling facility for batteries in Skellefteå is ongoing and will start its production process to separate out valuable metals for reuse in battery production during 2023. The goal is to source 50% of the raw materials needed for cell production from recycling by 2030 and therefore more recycling facilities are planned at site. So, forget about everything you thought you knew about working in the industry, this is going to be completely different!

As a technician, you will be part of establishing routines and learning from both equipment suppliers and colleagues to become knowledgeable in your area of ​​responsibility. You will be involved in establishing applicable routines, working with optimization, troubleshooting and establishing root cause analysis for machines and equipment. You will report to the Maintenance Manager.

About the team You will be a vital member of the Revolt Ett team in Skellefteå. For a better understanding of the maintenance needs, we believe that it is important that you actively participate when our machines and equipment are installed. You will receive support from many knowledgeable colleagues throughout Northvolt's organization. You must have a close co-operation with your colleagues with a mutual goal to maximize our production efficiency. We expect you to be experienced in Lean Production and/or in TPM, total productive maintenance. You must also have foresight and prepare for the future expansion.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • In close collaboration with the rest of the team participate in the installation and start-up of machine equipment, process, automation and PLC systems..
  • Collaborate with equipment installers, process engineers and production staff to understand and communicate improvements that need to be made.
  • Conduct improvement work with a special focus on safety and ensure that rules and regulations are followed.
  • Evaluate and propose necessary spare parts for the machine equipment and train operators and others in maintenance-specific tasks.
  • Read and understand flows and drawings as well as proactively maintain or repair various units or systems within your area of responsibility.

The persons we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

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 Swedish or in English.

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 :

  • High school / college degree or other relevant education.
  • Good knowledge in English. Swedish is a plus.

  • A couple of years of experience from the process or manufacturing industry.

  • Knowledge and experience of TPM / Lean / 5S.

  • Good knowledge of improvement work, quality and safety.

Bonus points for:

  • Good technical knowledge in your field, e.g. mechanical, electrical, automation, hydraulics, pneumatics and / or PLC systems.
  • Good communication skills since you will work closely with many different people and teams.

  • High work ethic and good problem-solving ability.

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.

Per Mårtensson | Contact Person

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