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Customer Quality Manager

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås

We are looking for a driven Customer Quality Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our bold Quality team based in Västerås. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing customer projects and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job

We are seeking a passionate and experienced Customer Quality Manager to champion customer quality initiatives across the organization. In this strategic role, you will play a vital part in ensuring customer satisfaction by developing and implementing programs that elevate quality standards and foster a culture of excellence. While you won't have direct reports, you will collaborate extensively with various departments to achieve organizational goals.

About the team
Our Quality team is dedicated to upholding the highest quality standards in the automotive industry. You will be part of a dynamic team with a long-term goal of continuous improvement in quality processes.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Strategic Quality Leadership:
    • Partner with leadership to define and integrate customer-centric quality strategies into the overall business plan.
    • Develop and implement a comprehensive customer quality management program.
    • Identify and assess global customer quality risks and propose mitigation strategies.
    • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in customer quality management.
  • Customer Advocacy:
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with key customers, understanding their needs and expectations.
    • Analyze customer feedback, including complaints and warranty claims, to identify areas for improvement.
    • Develop and implement corrective actions based on customer feedback data.
    • Advocate for the customer voice within the organization, ensuring their concerns are addressed.
  • Quality Program Development and Management:
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (engineering, production, supply chain) to develop robust quality processes.
    • Implement and maintain quality management systems aligned with industry standards.
    • Lead the development and execution of quality audits and assessments.
    • Track and analyze quality metrics, generating reports for senior management.
  • Continuous Improvement:
    • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement in quality processes and procedures.
    • Lead or participate in Six Sigma or other quality improvement initiatives.

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

Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

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 :

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business, or a related field.
  • Minimum 8+ years of experience in customer quality management.
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing successful quality programs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a focus on data-driven decision making.
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence stakeholders.
  • Understanding of relevant industry standards and regulations (if applicable).
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Bonus points for:

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • 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

  • 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, sustainable, and high-quality cells and battery systems. Built to enable the future of energy.

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 the world’s greenest batteries.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re looking for smart people 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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