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Lead System Design/ Mechanical engineer - Gothenburg

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

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector, but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

We are building a state-of-the-art facility for research and development of the next generation of battery cells, and we need your help in making it happen. If you have engineered complex automotive products with a system engineering focus, this opportunity as Lead System Design/ Mechanical engineer is for you. You will in this role be in charge of system engineering aspects of battery cell development.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design overview of the whole cell to system
  • Responsible for mechanical design and simulation incl. mechanical engineering, 2D/ 3D models incl. tolerance calculation
  • Support (Electro-Thermal) work with cell team to characterize cell performance
  • Responsible for drawings and design release incl. design review
  • Define and support cooling system with simulations and thermal tests. Understand and support the aspect of thermal propagation from cell to back/ module.
  • Brake down of technical requirements and carry out (D)FMEA
  • Support with battery system modelling and performance simulations

If you are the right person for this role, you are goal-oriented, curious, and persistent in solving problems at their root causes. Your first-principles knowledge of engineering allows you to engage quickly with a wide range of new problems.

Skills & Requirements

Education and experience

  • A relevant university degree in mechanical, electronics, electrochemistry engineering or equivalent
  • +5 years of practical engineering experience in an R&D-focused environment preferably within the automotive industry with focus on battery cells or battery systems
  • Excellent English written and oral skills.

We also believe you have

  • Strong problem-solving skills with high ownership responsibility
  • Strong strategic thinking; translate the company's strategic directions into concrete plans for battery cell design
  • Comfortable with ambiguity; self-starter and purpose driven; have a strong sense of curiosity
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Brings a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit to day-to-day work

We see that previous experience from Automotive industry or Battery cell industry is positive, and we hope you share our passion for developing the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery for next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars as further announced in these press releases, here and here.

Few industries offer as great an opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

Charlotte Almqvist | Contact Person

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