Northvolt has exciting job offers for Process Engineer Managers and Process Engineers to initially join our bold project team in Västerås and later transfer to Skellefteå, where we start production within the next few years.
In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.
We are continuously building a team of both experienced engineers and great leaders with engineering backgound.
The Process Engineer Manager will be in charge of a fast growing team. As leader of the unit you will have the opportunity to build a competent and dependable team from scratch, capable to scale Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. You will be in charge of setting up and executing the long term process strategy reporting to the Director of Process Engineering.
The Process Engineer will be experts in one or several defined process areas which includes deep knowledge in process design, equipment handling, maintenance planning and control design etc. You will play an important role to interface equipment suppliers and to collaborate with Northvolt factory design teams to efficiently integrate the equipment into the process.
The process team will primarily and initially support the Construction, Environmental, Supply-Chain and R&D teams to create a world class production of li-ion battery cells.
In general you have a long experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative and challenging improvement projects in the area of yield, cost, quality, or efficiency.
Specifically, you have a deep understanding of working and cooperating with Lean, Production, Maintenance, IT, Automation, and Facility team.
The candidates for the management positions will be responsible for monitoring the operations of our systems, including quality and compliance. The candidate should also be able to recommend improvements to the process through the tracking of metrics and reporting of data. The candidate should definitely have strong technical abilities in order to succeed in this role.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop and issue process designs
Manage and train process engineering team
Lead the improvement projects and update the progress weekly in the factory
Finalize the process windows and DFMEA with RD and QA team
Qualify the alternative raw material with RD team and Supply Chain
The persons we are looking for are team players, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Process Manager is a vital member of the Factory Process team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.
Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date for the Process Engineers is asap and than ongoing during 2018.
BSc or MSc degree in Physics/Chemistry/ManufacturingEngineering
5+ years of relevant work experience within high volume production engineering in a related field or a Process Managing role for 2+ years
Experience of supervising a team of process engineers and proven successful leadership in a multiculture environment
Six sigma training with green belt certificate
Familiar with DOE and SPC
Familiar with DFMEA and QA troubleshooting tools
Successful track record of leading process improvement projects in production factory
Experience from scaling production in a fast growing environment ideally in the Food, Pharma, Paper & Pulp, Semiconductor, Electrochemical or similar industry
Curious, technically educated and preferrably with a strong business background
Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays
Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.
We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are 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 are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.
We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!
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