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Process Engineer - Subject Matter Expert

We are looking for a driven Process Engineer to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate engineering team based in Skelleftea. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing/ramping up and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

The Process engineer is the subject matter expert for their respective field of expertise (e.g. powder handling, drying, laser processing, welding). They consult in the equipment and process design phase before FAT, during commission phase and are the main responsible engineers for new technology development and implementation in the mass manufacturing process in Ett as well as complex problem-solving projects and the creation of fundamental process understanding.
The Process Engineer will be in close contact and collaboration with the central design and R&D teams and all
local site engineering teams (e.g. manufacturing and production engineering).

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Local subject matter expert in a specific field with multiple years of experience
  • Lead fundamental process investigations and development through theoretical research in
    cooperation with institutes and universities
  • Lead/participate in complex problem-solving task force teams in Ett
  • Own the development of new BOP releases based on their respective field of expertise and hand
    over responsibility to production/manufacturing engineering after validation and change management process
  • Transfer fundamental knowledge to new technologies by close cooperation with equipment vendors
  • Perform trials to understand phenomena better and enable data driven decisions
  • Leading qualification, evaluation and implementation of new technologies for future production lines
    and products as well as brown field project
  • Support central team with detailed input for creation of the technical specification provided to the
    supplier
  • Support project team and manufacturing engineers during commissioning activities and product
    qualification on site for green field projects
  • Support central team and manufacturing team in PFMEA and HAZOP creation
  • Provide feedback, lessons learned and guidance to central design, R&D and local engineering teams
    to ensure equipment quality and process requirements are implemented
  • Mentor, train and guide other engineers and support functions
  • Able to manage and onboard multiple suppliers and other cross functional teams

Describe personal success factors: 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 humour.

  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Has a "can-do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate & purpose-driven
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • 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
  • Excellent English written and oral skills

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:

  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Has a "can-do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate & purpose-driven
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • 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
  • Excellent English written and oral skills

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

  • RPDB / DPSP

  • 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!


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