We are looking for a driven Lead Manufacturing Equipment Engineer to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our Northvolt Systems Manufacturing Engineering team based in Stockholm, Sweden. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing a world class Equipment Engineering team and contributing to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.
About the job
The Lead Manufacturing Equipment Engineer will be an expert in developing and delivering manufacturing equipment from initial concept to serial production. You will play an important role to interface with equipment suppliers and to collaborate with Northvolt product, process, factory and other key stakeholder teams to efficiently integrate the technical and business requirements into equipment solutions.
About the team
You will be part of a team of 13+ equipment engineers from multiple countries and cultures all based in Stockholm. Our aim is to deliver high performing equipment in short timeframes to satisfy our growth ambitions. As a Lead engineer you will also support and guide a small project focused team, and support the wider group with your experience.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The end to end delivery of automated manufacturing production lines and equipment, from initial concept to prototyping and mass production
Ownership of the relationship with machine builders and system integrators
Responsible for functionality, stability, uptime of automated manufacturing equipment and lines
Identify, address, and resolve equipment and process concerns
The person we are looking for is flexible, curious 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 humour.
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.
_We believe that you have:_
Bonus points for:
Experience in the following fields:
Cylindrical and prismatic cell module and pack assembly
Laser sources, optical setups, laser process monitoring equipment
Dispensing systems for adhesives, sealants, thermal interface materials
Production line sensors including profilometers, vision systems
Electrical or battery testing systems
Fluency in other languages (Polish, Swedish, German, Chinese)
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.