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Production Quality Technician

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Production Quality Technician to join our passionate Quality team to support our electrode production line in Northvolt Ett, our Gigafactory located in Skellefteå.

The Production Quality Technician will be in charge of product quality compliance in our production line. You will be responsible for confirming key quality attributes of intermediate products and processes, identifying and responding to non-conformity issues in production.

The Production Quality Technician will work closely with production staff and Production Quality Engineers. While working in shifts is not required at this point, this situation is expected to change as operations ramp up. Flexibility and willingness to do overtime to cover production peaks is expected. Primary goal for this position is to help ensure quality along all production steps and product outcome to create a stable process environment during production.

In general, you have experience in quality control and relevant technical applications- previous experience in a production environment is a plus. Moreover, you are skilled in implementing production quality principles and methodology.

You will be responsible for ensuring that production processes and products meet the Northvolt’s and Customers’ quality specifications, defining in-line problems and recommending and following-up on improvements.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead day-to-day quality assurance activities in production ensuring that production/product quality specifications are met.
  • Potential to operate various analytical equipment such as a Karl Fischer, measurement by ruler or micrometer, microscopes etc.
  • Ensure control checks are completed according to control plan.
  • Interpret data and report data/results on yearly, monthly, and daily basis.
  • Define product/process problems and non-conformities and recommend improvements.
  • Ensure imminent containment activities and decision making in case of non-conformities and quality issues
  • Participate in 8D exercises and ensure the actions are implemented.
  • Provide trainings to employees.
  • Participate in and improve 5S methodology and actions together with production team

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. Drive and passion are coded in your DNA. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Process Quality Technician is a vital member of the Quality and Production teams and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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.

Apply with CV in english and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile. Once you have applied, you will receive Logic and Personality tests automatically from Alva Labs. Please make sure to them since we will only review candidates that has completed the tests.

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

We are looking forward reading your application!

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:

  • Bachelor's degree (or technical school degree) in Chemical or Material Engineering or equivalent professional experience
  • Experience from quality control and assurance on the manufacturing shop floor
  • Experience in yearly, monthly, weekly and up to date reporting
  • Experience with high volume serial manufacturing processes
  • Expert in non-conformity management and problem solving methodology
  • Hands on proven experience in SPC and process capabilities
  • Specific knowledge of quality management systems, e.g. ISO 9001, IATF16949, TQM
  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus

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.