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Quality Control Manager - Prototype Lab

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

We are looking for a dedicated and experienced Quality Control Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our Product Quality team based in Stockholm. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing quality operations at our newly built prototype lab and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery systems factories.

About the job

In this role you will be responsible for managing all quality control operations at Northvolt Systems’ prototype facility including managing the quality control lab and leading the team of quality inspectors/technicians. The Quality Control Manager will be responsible to oversee the execution of Incoming Quality Control (IQC), sample tests/measurements according to the quality prototype control plans, and end of line tests for various products.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Plan, develop, and coordinate quality control activities at Northvolt's prototype facility
  • Lead the team of quality inspectors and technicians
  • Own the quality control area at the prototype lab including the equipment
  • Ensure that the quality measurement machines and tools are well kept and calibrated
  • Achieve efficient quality control and inspection of incoming material
  • Develop, implement, and audit standard procedures and instructions
  • Ensure that quality area is properly prepared for internal, customer, and/or third-party audits and ensures audits are properly managed.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. 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. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, a sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, 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 recognize 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.

Please apply with CV 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 :

  • MSc in e.g. Industrial/Mechanical engineering
  • 5+ years’ experience in leadership roles in the field of manufacturing quality
  • Experience of implementing Quality Management Systems and standards
  • Experience of Measurement System Analysis (MSA) and other core quality tools
  • Experience of developing processes, standards, procedures, and documentation
  • Good English written and oral skills
  • Ability to work in an international environment

Bonus points for:

  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment
  • Certified six sigma green or black belt
  • Certified auditor of ISO 9001, IATF 16949 and/or other relevant standards

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.

Armin Bakht | Contact Person

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