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Robotics and Automation Engineer

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

Northvolt’s mission is to build the world’s greenest battery with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy.

Do you have what it takes to enable the future of energy?

Northvolt Revolt is right now looking for an Robotics & Automation Engineer focused on the discharge and dismantling for the pretreatment recycling process. You will be given the opportunity to design and develop process and applications within the procedures of discharge and dismantling the li-ion battery systems. You will also be a part of building one of the first European large-scale lithium-ion battery recycling plant.

The daily work within the role as an Robotics & Automation Engineer at Revolt includes process, design, development, operation working cross-functional and demands your own planning and execution. You will be in charge of setting up and working hands on with robot applications and cells using vision, automation engineering and robot programming.

In general you have an extensive experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative and challenging production development projects with high demands on industrialization and scaling.

Your personal characteristics can be flexibility, quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a great team spirit. You are also passionate & purpose driven – you want to join us on the journey of enabling the future of energy!

At Northvolt we all work tightly together with a low level of hierarchy, and we encourage different backgrounds and levels of experience. What we all have in common is that we are bold, passionate and in whatever area we are working in we do it with excellence. Do you have what it takes to be a part of our team?

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, maintain and implement Robotics & Automation Systems for the Dismantling and Discharge Processes
  • Finding innovative solutions to Automate the Discharge and Dismantling process, while handling the challenges of variability and End-of-Life of EV batteries
  • Industrialize and scale the Automation solutions from Pilot level to Full Scale production environment
  • Author and review Engineering Design Documentation (Requirement specifications, Functional design, Logic diagrams, Test Cases, Test Records)
  • Hands-on Engineering activities, such as coding, prototyping and testing

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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 Mechatronics, Robotics or equivalent
  • 5 – 10 years of relevant professional experience
  • Excellent English written and oral skills

Bonus points for:

  • Experience from the following areas:

    • Implementation of automation systems in relevant industries
    • Visioning systems, sensors and instrumentation
    • PLC/SCADA, especially Siemens, Beckhoff, and ABB 800xA.
    • ABB RobotStudio and RAPID programming.
    • Control system architecture.
    • Servo drives and motion technology
    • Fluency in other languages (German, Swedish)
    • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

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.


Mikael Thorslund | Contact Person

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