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Sr. 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 an experienced Senior Quality engineer in Manufacturing Quality at Northvolt in Skellefteå who will be responsible for ensuring 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 the technical leader for specific processes, and will be responsible for their performance and results, providing technical expertise and guidance to the team you are working with to reach targets assigned.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leads quality assurance activities to ensure that production/product quality specifications are met.
  • Leads and trains quality team members and operations on quality standards and procedures.
  • Creates Control plan and takes part in FMEA analysis. Facilitate continuous update of PFMEAs by working with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Defines and improves Work instructions and procedures for Quality related activities.
  • Monitors and analyses complex data with the help of statistical process control tools.
  • Monitors and leads analysis of internal and external quality problems.
  • Drives complex problem solving and root cause analysis.
  • Drives quality improvement and optimization projects utilizing six sigma methodology.
  • Transfers actions and lessons learned between products and production lines. Integrate external lessons into preventive or corrective actions.
  • Quality stakeholder in change management.
  • Provides expert technology and quality knowledge of selected manufacturing processes.
  • Defines, improves, and validates results of the methods for MSA of the measurement equipment.
  • Lead the team members on SPC, capability studies and quality process release and line release activities.
  • Performs onboarding, timesheets validation related to led team members.
  • Supports performing interviews during recruitment process.
  • Leads launch activities to ensure the deliverables of different projects.
  • Report and mitigate safety relevant issues within the team in the appropriate system.
  • Collaborates closely with Customer quality engineers to deliver required input to customer projects, e.g. PPAP documentation.
  • Is part of equipment commissioning team and deliver acceptance testing and qualification milestones of new process equipment and installation of additional production lines. Quality stakeholder in process and product gate reviews.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

We believe that you have :

  • MSc or BSc degree in Chemical/Manufacturing/Engineering.
  • 6+ 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.
  • Leadership skills and a successful track record of leading quality improvement/six sigma projects in manufacturing and/or with suppliers.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems, e.g. ISO 9001, IATF16949, TQM.
  • 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.

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.

Chiara Saconney | Contact Person

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