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Quality Engineer - Manufacturing Quality

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

About the job

We are looking for a Quality Engineer in Manufacturing Quality at Northvolt in Skellefteå who will ensure the quality of our new products and processes.

You will work very closely with Manufacturing and Engineering to follow up and improve processes to ensure a flawless transition into manufacturing and supplying our Li-Ion cells.

You will be responsible for specific processes, their performance, and results, providing technical expertise and guidance to the team you are working with to reach targets assigned. Please note that as Northvolt's production runs 24/7, the role will require shift work.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leads quality assurance activities in production ensuring that production/product quality specifications are met.
  • Leads and trains quality team members and operations on quality standards and procedures.
  • Performs onboarding and attendance timesheet validation related to led team members.
  • Leads problem-solving and root cause analysis activities in relation to deviations and quality issues, e.g 8D and non-conformity investigations.
  • Contributes to FMEA reviews.
  • Leads launch activities to ensure the deliverables of different projects.
  • Collaborates cross-functionally on shopfloor to improve manufacturing processes and implements solutions.
  • Monitors NCM processes and ensure closing of actions in defined time.
  • Updates and monitoring the Quality Control plans for each process operation.
  • Defines and improves Work instructions and procedures for Quality related activities.
  • Monitors quality procedures, quality KPI's, evaluate performance and make improvement proposals, i.e. Process capability: SPC and Cpk.
  • Defines and monitors MSA activities.
  • Develops, implements and audits standard instructions.
  • Implements and audits standard procedures.
  • Plans and performs product / process audits and lead action plan to comply with customer's requirements and IATF 16949 and VDA.
  • Contributes/leads scrap reduction action plan and improvements implementation.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary + shift allowance.

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 or BSc degree in Chemical/Manufacturing/Engineering.
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience within high volume assembly/production, ideally in an operational role.
  • Experience in Manufacturing quality in relevant industry. Experience in the battery/ automotive industry is a plus.
  • Knowledgeable in SPC, process capability, FMEA, Quality troubleshooting tools and problem-solving methodology, Lean Six sigma and Statistics.
  • Is curious, action and result oriented, has hands on approach and a sense of leadership.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience in Greenfield or Brownfield projects
  • Fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French)
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

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.

Chiara Saconney | Contact Person

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