We are looking for a driven Lead Test Electrical Engineer to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our ESS Manufacturing Engineering team based in Gdansk, Poland. By joining us, you will be a key player in developing and implementing our electrical test processes and vision systems engineering standards and contribute to our role in achieving a carbon free society.
About the job
The role of Lead Test Electrical Engineer within ESS Engineering Team, is to take responsibility for identifying and defining the product, process, equipment and process validation related activities within the technology roadmaps that lead to new or improved test technologies, both electrical testing and vision inspection, supporting the battery systems product portfolio and the next generation shift in manufacturing technologies
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Link between Production Test and R&D Engineering for new product developments, design changes and product diagnostics (development products)
Develop test code base and custom applications in house to perform custom electrical functional checks and vision inspection systems
Creating electrical test procedures, implementing test fixtures and executing qualification and validation activities for battery systems electrical testing
Characterize and create vision inspection procedures, implement inspection systems
Characterize existing processes by defining critical process parameters, establish required process controls and process validation plans to fulfill targeted Machine and Process Capabilities (cm, cmk, cp, cpk, pp, ppk), First Pass Yield (FPY), Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) and Scrap level.
Responsible for diagnosing root causes and implementing preventive and corrective actions for equipment, process and product failures
Training of test and maintenance technicians
Lead and participate in electrical and vision test equipment and process design reviews with equipment suppliers to integrate state of the art battery systems electrical tests and vision inspection technologies into our manufacturing processes.
We believe that you have:
Bonus points for:
Additional experience on automotive systems, scripting languages, Keysight BTI and/or Teradyne Test Station
Additional experience with programing and evaluating coordinate measuring machines (CMMs): portable systems, contactless or traditional
Experience from a multi-cultural environment
Experience in microcontrollers – general overview
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.
Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.
Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.
We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic 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 Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, in Gdansk, 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 manufacturing 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 real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!