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Production Technology Engineer – Wet Electrode

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

Northvolt has exciting job offers for a Production Technology Engineer to join our bold project team in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in the final stages of commissioning and managing the sustaining engineering of one of the first large scale European battery factories.

The Production Technology Engineer will be the main bridge between commissioning phase and production ramp up. They will work closely with the process engineers as Process Team finalize commissioning and prepare the production team to take over the lines. Once the production has started, the Production Engineer will review performance and yield of the lines and launch projects to reduce the top losses in both categories.

The Production Technology Engineer will be responsible for optimizing the performance of the lines. They will work with a cross-functional team. They will lead the root cause analysis of equipment based top losses and minor stops. They will analyze the loss data and pull in the groups needed to tackle the losses.

The Production Technology Engineer role requires a strong capability to lead root cause analysis, ability to collaborate with multiple different teams and personalities, time management skills, engineering and design capability of smaller scope projects, data analysis skills, organizational skills, problem solving skills and willingness to develop a deep understanding of the battery making process.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review loss data and identify top losses
  • Deep root cause analysis of top losses
  • Project launch to eliminate top losses
  • Documentation review to ensure proper documentation package is available post-commissioning
  • Collaborate with Process Engineering to create handover requirements
  • Facilitate a smooth transition between commissioning phase and ramp up/production phase

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


  • BSc or MSc degree in mechanical or chemical engineering

  • 3+ years of relevant work experience within design and engineering related fields

  • Familiar with QA troubleshooting tools

  • Successful track record of leading process improvement projects in a production factory

  • Experience from scaling production in a fast-growing environment ideally in the Battery, Food, Pharma, Paper & Pulp, Semiconductor, Electrochemical or similar industry

  • Curious, technically educated, and preferably with a strong business background problem solving background

  • Experience and interest in design and commissioning

  • Detailed root cause analysis skills

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.

Mirela Wasztyl | Contact Person

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