We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe and construction is set to begin in 2023. We are now looking for Automation Engineers to join our Engineering team!
Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.
Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.
Few industries offer as great opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector, but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.
What you will do
As Automation Engineer you will be part of the Engineering team of NOVO Energy where you will give our operations team the tools to run the most advanced and efficient production factory in the world. In your role you will be working closely with the design team to design and implement a highly automated production process. You will also be working closely with the Software Engineering Team, responsible for the higher-level system such as MES, ERP and PLM.
The production environment has very high demands on cleanness, up-time to reach the set quality level, production efficiency and traceability. It will require a combination of proven technologies and design of new innovative solutions.
Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)
Skills & requirements:
We also believe you have:
Passion about solving complex problems with technology in a simple yet innovative way.
Track-record of successful implementation of advanced automation systems in relevant industries.
Leading Edge Technology
Flexible working hours
Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.
Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.
You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.
2022R&D facility established
2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg
2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå
202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric
2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg
2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars