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Process Engineer - Electrode

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås
  • On-site

Northvolt has exciting job offers for a Process Engineer to join our bold project team in Northvolt’s cutting edge innovation centre, LABS, in Västerås, Sweden.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in designing the next state of the art factories for Northvolt as part of the inspiring mission to revolutionise energy storage manufacturing for a greener future

The Process Engineer will be the main contact for process development and concept design of electrode processes. Including the detailed engineering, commissioning, and factory validation testing.

This role will allow you to take your current understanding of the equipment and process and utilize it to pave the way for future upgrades and smoother commissioning process.

The Design Process Engineer role requires a deep understanding of the electrode manufacturing processes, ability to collaborate with multiple different teams and personalities, time management skills, design experience, commissioning experience, organizational skills, problem solving skills and willingness to step into commissioning when needed.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop and issue process designs
  • Lead process development projects
  • Provide technical support in commissioning

  • Train new process engineers

  • Provide feedback and guidance to suppliers to ensure equipment quality, technical specifications and CE standards are met

  • Deliver detailed engineering design from concept to site acceptance testing for slurry mixing and coating
  • HAZOP completion
  • Translate lessons learned during commissioning into design upgrades for expansion

The person we are looking for is a team player, curious, and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start) and see the tangible results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and natural talent to make things happen.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile. Internal Northvolt candidates must align with manager before applying.

Full time employment – fixed salary.

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


  • BSc or MSc degree in mechanical or chemical engineering
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience within design and engineering related fields
  • Familiar with QA troubleshooting tools
  • Successful track record of leading process improvement projects in a production factory
  • Experience from scaling production in a fast-growing environment ideally in the Battery, Food, Pharma, Paper & Pulp, Semiconductor, Electrochemical or similar industry
  • Curious, technically educated, and preferably with a strong business background problem solving background
  • Experience and interest in design and commissioning

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Has a "can-do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressure international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour
  • Passionate & purpose-driven

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.


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