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Production Engineer

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

Production engineer

We are looking for dedicated and driven Production engineers to our Production department to join us in our mission to contribute to build the world’s greenest battery. The roles are a part of our passionate Revolt Ett team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be part of building the first in-house full recycling flow in the world. Recovery and effective recycling of end-of-life batteries is key to closing the loop on batteries and to achieve a minimal carbon footprint.

About the job

The need to recycle batteries is increasing and the construction of Europe's largest recycling facility for batteries in Skellefteå is ongoing and will start its production process to separate out valuable metals for reuse in battery production during 2023. The goal is to source 50% of the raw materials needed for cell production from recycling by 2030 and therefore more recycling facilities are planned at site.

In joining us from start, you will be learning from equipment suppliers, the project team and other colleagues to become knowledgeable in your area of ​​responsibility. You will also work closely with R&D, the Industrialization team, logistics and material handling with a focus to maximize our productivity and efficiency.

About the team

You will be a vital member of the Revolt Ett team in Skellefteå. As a production engineer you will train and support our shift managers, process operators and our QC Lab. You will be in charge of the process decisions during your shift in close cooperation with the shift manager. You will also lead projects, investigations and actions to solve problems and increase efficiency in the recycling process.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support and train the production team during your shift.
  • Work with process development, flow efficiency and measure improvements.
  • Analyze problems during your shift and causes for a more stable production.
  • Participate in the development and optimization of hydrometallurgical processes.
  • In close cooperation with our hydrometallurgical team drive process improvement projects

The person we are looking for is driven, engaged and structured. You thrive working towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, 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 recognise 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.

Apply with CV in Swedish or 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 :

  • Bachelors (or higher) degree in Chemical/Process Engineering, materials engineering, industrial engineering or similar
  • Good knowledge of English. Swedish is a plus
  • 2-3 years experience in chemical production environments, with demonstrated experience supporting production teams in root cause analysis and troubleshooting of production processes
  • Knowledge and experience of Lean / 5S / TPM.
  • Experience and/or education in the Hydrometallurgical process.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Good communication skills.
  • High work ethic and good problem-solving ability.

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.

sophie markgren anundi | Contact Person

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