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Process Engineer - Recycling

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

We are now looking for a Process Engineer within the chemical hydrometallurgical process for our battery recycling operations. The role is a part of our passionate Revolt Ett team based in Skellefteå. This process aims to separate valuable metals for reuse in battery production.

The construction of Europe's largest recycling facility for batteries in Skellefteå is ongoing and will start its production process to separate 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 the site. So, forget about everything you thought you knew about working in the industry, this is going to be completely different!

About the job
As Process Engineer, you will have deep knowledge of equipment handling, operations planning, process control, operators' training and supervision, etc. You have experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative and challenging improvement projects in the areas of yield, cost, quality and efficiency. You are a team player, curious and eager to learn.

As Process Engineer, 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 natural talent to make things happen. The Process Engineers are vital members of the Recycling team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Controlling and optimising recycling processes in the operation.
  • Establish process metrics and goals.
  • Provide training to operators.
  • Troubleshooting problems associated with processes and equipment.

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

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 strongly believe in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain from including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with a CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full-time employment, fixed salary.
The 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

Education/Experience

  • BSc or MSc degree in Chemical Engineering/Process Engineering or equivalent
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience within high-volume production in a related field.
  • In-depth knowledge of the Hydromet process, including leaching, solvent extraction, IX, filtration and crystallization-precipitation processes.
  • Excellent English written and verbal skills
  • Control room engineer experience is a plus.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Basic knowledge of Control Room Management and Process Control.

  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills.

  • Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment and 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.


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