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Quality Control Analyst

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

Job scope

Responsible for receiving and analyzing incoming materials, product intermediates and finalized products from Production along with special testing requests, using a range of analytical instruments. Skilled specialist in a specific area or scope of the laboratory. Participates in problem solving, technical troubleshooting exercises, and technical discussions where needed. Mentor and trainer for associates and technicians.

Key responsibilities
• Perform testing of all routine control plan inspection items and special requests analyses using a variety of laboratory instruments.
• Specialize and take on more responsibility in a specific area or scope of the laboratory.
• Execute work instructions accurately and follow protocol.
• Perform basic data analysis, interpret data and report data/results as instructed. Organize test results in the expected template and/or LIMS system, maintain control charts, and take correct actions when results are found to be out of specification.
• Able to troubleshoot basic and advance instrument problems, utilizing the help of suppliers or experts for more major issues.
• Understand the fundamentals of method development and validation and take a major part in the execution side.
• Execute method improvement plans; write and update standard operating procedures as needed.
• Mentor and train colleagues on practical aspects of the analysis methods such as sample preparation and running instruments, according to work instructions and risk assessments.
• Perform regular (daily, weekly, monthly) preventive maintenance on instruments as instructed by instrument owner. Maintain instruments to a high standard.
• As required, take on equipment ownership responsibility including:
o Ensure consumables, chemicals and other tools required for the instrument are in
stock and ordered on time.
o Set up and ensure preventive maintenance routines are followed by all users.
• Ensure continuous adherence to 5S around the equipment and its workstation by all users

Accountability/Authorization • Budget responsibility: No
• Direct reports: No
• Authorized to decide on investments according to role and policy.

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

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.

Please note that candidates considered for employment with NV may be subject to a mandatory background check process

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 :

Qualifications and experience
• Bachelor ́s degree or Master’s degree in a technical field is preferred.
• 2+ years of previous laboratory and work experience.
• Hands-on experience using a set of relevant analytical instruments and measurement equipment.
• Experience within a quality control work environment is a plus.
• Curious, technically educated, and with an interest in a laboratory career in industry.
• Brings significant relevant soft skills to the job.
• Familiar with the concepts of method development and method validation.
• Familiar with quality assurance and quality control principles, and quality management system
requirements (ISO90001, IATF16949, ISO17025, etc.).

Specific skills
• Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus.

Personal success factors
• Excellent communication skills.
• Highly organised and results driven, strong of quality and an eye for detail.
• Proactive, adaptable, and accountable.
• Able to learn and acquire new information quickly.
• Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently.
• Ability to work in a high profile and often high-pressured international environment.
• Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit, and a sense of humor.

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.

Erasmia Giannoudaki | Contact Person

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