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CSA Quality Inspector (m/w/d)

We are looking for a dedicated Quality Inspector to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate construction team based in Heide, Germany. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing Northvolt Drei and contribute to building one of the largest European battery factories.

About the job - A Quality Inspector at Northvolt is responsible for ensuring that all Civil, Structural, and Architectural activities are carried out in compliance with applicable quality standards and regulations. They will work closely with the engineering team to establish quality control processes and procedures and oversee the implementation of these processes throughout this mega construction project.

About the team - You will be part of the Northvolt project team of about 40 employees that will have the overall responsibility of this mega project based in Heide Germany.

About the work environment - The office is Heide, Schleswig-Holstein where the giga-factory will be built. Please don’t apply if you are not willing to move to site.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Establish quality plan and procedure
  • Conduct inspections and audits of civil, structural, and architectural activities to ensure compliance with quality standards, codes, and regulations.
  • Review project plans and specifications to identify quality control requirements and ensure that these requirements are incorporated into the construction project.
  • Work with the construction team to establish quality control processes and procedures for all civil, structural, and architectural activities, including materials procurement, construction activities, and inspections.
  • Ensure that all materials and equipment meet the required quality standards and that all required inspections are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Work with the construction team to develop corrective action plans for any quality control issues that are identified during the construction project.

  • Monitor the effectiveness of the quality control processes and procedures and identify areas for improvement.

  • Provide training and guidance to the construction team on quality control processes and procedures.

  • Maintain accurate records of all quality control inspections, audits, and corrective actions, ensuring that all quality control documentation is completed accurately and in compliance with applicable regulations.

In addition to these requirements, a Quality Inspector must have strong attention to detail, be able to work under pressure, and have a strong commitment to ethical conduct and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. They should possess excellent organizational and time-management skills and be able to work effectively in a team environment. They should be able to work collaboratively with the construction team to ensure project success.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise 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 :

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in construction quality control in Germany, with a focus on Civil, Structural, and Architectural activities.
  • Strong knowledge of quality control standards and regulations applicable to the construction industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Fluent in German.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Familiarity with construction industry practices and procedures.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Certification in quality control inspection (e.g., ASQ Certified Quality Inspector, ICC Reinforced Concrete Special Inspector) is preferred.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program


  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

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.

Paul Strachan | Contact Person

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