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Installation Engineer

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a process installation engineer to join our Factory Launch team in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will be an important part from the very start in building the first large scale European battery factory. Together we will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. We are looking for a passionate team player that has seen large and complex installation projects before. We believe you are good at stakeholder management, a great communicator and passionate for making things happen.

As an engineer within the Process Equipment Installation team in Formation and Aging, you will supervise the installation of process equipment and Material handling equipment according to Northvolt time plane and following Northvolt installation standards

You will also be responsible for providing safety instructions and support during installation and commissioning of process equipment.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review of suppliers’ procedures and supporting documentation. Active participation in FAT, Dismantling and shipping arrangements, and technical meetings
  • Responsible for technical supervision of the equipment components transportation and installation tasks to ensure compliance with contractual requirements.
  • Ensure that all the relevant regulatory and company requirements within area of responsibility are implemented, ensuring safe, consistent and cost-effective equipment deployment following good engineering practices.
  • Take on an active role in the follow-up of HSE, risk, monitoring and quality management for transportation and installation
  • Participate in RFIs and RFQs preparation for subcontracting services related to equipment installation

  • Monitor and enforce good contractor performance. Identify, monitor and follow-up on interface issues related Northvolt supplier, Construction contractors, operations and other contractors on site.

  • Review and approve risk assessments and method statements for the installation scope, ensuring action plans are in place and delivered in a timely manner

  • Prepare the equipment installation schedule in coordination with Project management team and equipment suppliers and follow the day to day task scheduling with suppliers and contractors onsite.

  • Coordinate the utility hook-ups and electrical energizations with the construction team and ensure they are done on time.
  • Contribute to efficient and correct handling of NCRs (Non-Conformance Report)

  • Ensure correct and timely information within the project to enable correct decisions and project monitoring

  • Provide technical support to other parts of the project on request (Commissioning – Operations – etc)

  • Develop a tollgate for equipment installation completion and plan a smooth transition of the equipment to commissioning phase by communication to stake holders the mechanical completion dates and open point lists.

Apply with your CV and cover letter in English.

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

Location: Skelleftea - Sweden

Our recruitment process includes:

  1. CV screening

  2. Tests (1 logical + 1 personality)

  3. Interviews w. talent acquisition, hiring manager, team member, management

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


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • 5+ years of professional engineering experience in equipment and automation solutions installation environment
  • Experience from battery manufacturing industry is a plus, but even experience from pharmaceutical, logistics, automotive, industrial waste water treatment plant, food could also fit

  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment and if possible in several different countries

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, fluency in other languages is a plus (Mandarin – Korean)
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills

  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management

  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour.

Personal success factors:

  • Ownership when it is about solving issues

  • Methodical and structured way of working

  • Ability to work well in teams as well as independently

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.

Doaa Elmahdi | Contact Person

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