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Quality Control Engineer R&D

Northvolt has an exciting opportunity for experienced Quality Control Engineers to join our bold R&D and Industrilization team to play a key role in evaluating the incoming material, intermediate and final products for Northvolt recycling R&D and production. We are expanding the teams for both our plants in Skellefteå and Västerås.

In your role you will be developing, defining and implementing the dimension measuring methods for evaluating the incoming details, intermediate and final products for Production. Furthermore, you will be responsible for developing quality standards, procedures and documentation associated with the dimension measurements techniques including running the measurements using a range of advanced measuring instruments. You will also be responsible for reviewing quality of incoming details and work with the R&D team to evaluate and compare product quality.

The quality control engineer will be an expert in interpretation of drawings, measuring methods and instruments. You have knowledge in handling of instruments, interpretation of results and reporting. You will play an important role to support Research & Development and Production teams in measuring intermediate product quality, collaborating with operation and R&D teams.

In general, you have a long experience in quality control with different measuring techniques and work independently with a good sense of responsibility and commitment, and are used to structuring your work in an efficient way.

You should be analytical and logical with an ability to identify opportunities and improvements to drive increased quality through data driven approaches. Strong technical abilities are needed in order to succeed in this role.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Start-up of first measuring methods and instruments
  • Perform (QC) tests of raw materials, mid products, and final products on a range of instruments and report data/results
  • Perform analyses using ICP-OES, TGA, Titrators (including Karl-Fischer), XRF, Imaging systems, Oven, etc.
  • Perform analytical test method improvements, developments, and validations for quality control purposes together with R&D for a wide range of products

  • Able to run and Maintain the instruments to a high level of standard

  • Work across many parts of the organisation, collaborating with R&D technical team, Process engineering, Supply Chain, IT & automation.

The person we are looking for is a team player, curious and eager to learn. A background within battery, materials testing, materials science and materials engineering is very good to have, especially, the ability to manage method development and experience with validation.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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 :

  • Degree in analytical or inorganic/organic chemistry, chemical engineering, material engineering, material science, or equivalent
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience in laboratory environment
  • Scientific knowledge within analytical science and technically skilled to use ICP-OES, TGA, Titrators (including Karl-Fischer), XRF, Ovens etc.
  • Experience in developing analytical methods, standards, procedures and documentation in an efficient way
  • Big plus with experience of Quality Control Laboratory and analytical work in relevant industry, e.g. Li-ion materials, Chemical and Pharmaceutical, Food or Paper industries, and pilot plants

Specific Skills/Ability

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and results driven
  • Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines in a fast-paced work environment, excellent time management

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.


Mahmood Alemrajabi | Contact Person

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