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Test Manager - Battery Systems

Northvolt is right now looking for a Test Manager for Northvolt Battery systems to join our team. 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.

You will be responsible for creating set-up test cases for the batteries together with the other engineering groups. You will also write testing requirements and order test assignments from 3rd party testing facilities and follow-up the results.

At Northvolt we all work tightly together with a low level of hierarchy, and we encourage different backgrounds and levels of experience. What we all have in common is that we are bold, passionate and in whatever area we are working in we do it with excellence. Do you have what it takes to be a part of our team?

Key Responsibilities:

- Plan, arrange, and coordinate li-ion battery testing on cell, module and full system level.

- Set-up and develop Northvolt battery system test environment, both by test facilities and in-house facility

- Lead the technology roadmap for battery testing platform

- Arrange and plan certification towards battery standards and be the regulatory guidance to the whole team

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Skills & Requirements:

- Academic/Engineering background

- Experience working as with li-ion battery testing and high voltage testing

- Leadership and coordinating skills

- Experience working with different standards and testing for certification for li-ion batteries.

- Approval of working with high voltage according to Swedish law and safety standards is a big plus

Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor. To succeed in this role it is also important that you are analytic, structured and have a great eye for details.

The job requires some traveling, approximately a few days per month and a high level of flexibility is necessary. The position is situated in Stockholm, but will eventually be transferred to Västerås Northvolt labs.

We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

About the company

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!

Xavier Frère | Hiring Manager

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