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Lead Engineer Recycling

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Lead Engineer recycling to join our stellar team in Stockholm. In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

You will be part of Northvolts recycling unit and work closely with all other units in the company.

In general you have experience in the field and have been working in innovative and challenging projects with very high demand on accuracy and scale. You will have the overall responsibility to develop the technical process for Northvolt's recycling unit. In addition you will be working with business development activities forming the future recycling business of Northvolt.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Technical process of the recycling business

  • Business Development

The Lead Technical Engineer is a vital member of the Recycling team and the role is key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Master in Engineering or other relevant university degree
  • +3 years relevant work experience
  • Preferably knowledge in chemical processes
  • Track record of successul programs
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Has a can do attitude, an entrepreneurial spirit, a curious mind and is is a team player
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving 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 our Gdansk facility 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 battery 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 difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Emma Nehrenheim | Hiring Manager

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