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Lead Tightening Engineer

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

We are looking for a driven Lead Fastening Technology Specialist to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our Northvolt Systems Manufacturing Engineering team based in Stockholm, Sweden. By joining us, you will be a key player in developing and implementing our process engineering standards and contribute to our role in achieving a carbon free society.

About the job: The role of a manufacturing engineer within joining technologies, specifically with fasteners, 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 fastener technologies supporting the battery systems product portfolio and the next generation shift in manufacturing technologies

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and optimize new and existing manufacturing tightening processes to ensure successful launch and integration of new products

  • 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.

  • Carrying out studies about various materials and fastening technologies (tightening, riveting, heat staking, crimping) to define proper guidelines for fastening technologies to enable fastening guidelines and procedures.

  • Lead and participate in equipment and process design reviews with equipment suppliers to integrate state of the art fastening technologies into our manufacturing processes.
  • Ownership of material testing and selection, review of DFMEA and identification of manufacturing risks.

Personal Success Factors:
The person we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You are used to push beyond the boundaries of product and equipment limitation to achieve high technological performance and innovation. Our organization values can do attitude, great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, 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 recognize 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 are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English 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 :

  • MSc in e.g. Industrial/Mechanical engineering
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in equipment process control, lean standards, process development in prototype and production environment.
  • Knowledge of six-sigma (green or black belt), 8D, Etc. and process experience
  • Experience with product and processes from prototype through production in a high volume and high pace environment ideally in the Battery, Electronics, Semiconductor production, automotive industries.
  • Fluent English with strong communication skills.

Bonus points for:

  • Additional experience on one of the following processes; pressing (press fit), heat staking, crimping, riveting.
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in CAD 2D/3D
  • Experience in Project 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.

Doaa Elmahdi | Contact Person

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