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Junior Mechanical Design Engineer

Main responsibilities:

  • Interact with customers in order to understand the products use cases and requirements through the whole project
  • Brainstorm and develop early product concepts
  • Mechanical design considering mechanical loads and vibrations
  • Mechanical design of protective enclosures to provide protection against environmental impacts and pollutions
  • Design for manufacturing and cost
  • Involve in regular discussions with cross functional team and suppliers
  • Creation of technical drawings for customers and manufacturing
  • Support the release of product and documentation in Teamcenter
  • Participate in prototyping of designed and developed parts like fixtures, mock ups etc.
  • Participate and contribute in process development and continous improvement of processes and methodology.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Newly graduate with Master’s degree or Min. 2 years of experience with Bachelor’s degree or equivalent background, where part of the experience is in the field of power electronics or high performance li-ion batteries
  • Strong Hands-On computer aided design skills
  • Experience in plastic parts and injection molding
  • Experience in various mechanical joining methods
  • Experience in Geometric dimensioning and Tolerancing.
  • Excellent analytical skills, especially in the field of design for safety, production and serviceability
  • Experience working in international teams and with customers
  • Excellent English, written and oral skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Experience from a start-up environment is a plus
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently

Personal Success Factors (Please consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent):

  • Communicative personality
  • Innovative and creative mind
  • Highly organized and result driven
  • Passionate about technology and in understanding complex problems
  • Shows grit and determination in finding the best possible solution
  • Has a can do-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

We offer:

  • Stable employment conditions – employment contract (indefinite after 6 months)
  • Private medical care in LUX MED – extended package with a freedom of treatment (partial refunding of invoices) for the employee fully paid by the company
  • MyBenefit System – monthly card top-ups, the possibility to purchase a Multisport card
  • Paid trainings connected to the working position
  • Clear career path, the possibility to switch departments
  • Education co-funding
  • English lessons
  • Employee referral program
  • Financing of commuting by bicycle, direct bus from Gdańsk Główny to the factory
  • Christmas/holiday bonuses from Employee Benefit Fund (ZFŚS)
  • Co-financing of sports activities and integration budget
  • The possibility to invest in Northvolt group’s shares
  • Fruits and coffee
  • Relocation bonus
  • Work in an international environment

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

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!

Maciej Potrapeluk | Contact Person

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