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Instrumentation Engineer

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

We are looking for an experienced Instrumentation Engineer to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent Instrumentation and Metrology team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in contributing to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job
We are currently seeking a highly skilled Instrumentation Engineer to join our team and play a crucial role in creating and maintaining work instructions and standard operational procedures for calibrations, service, and maintenance of measuring systems and instruments. As an Instrumentation Engineer at Northvolt, you will be directly responsible for ensuring compliance with ISO, IATF, and VDA standards regarding calibrations, service, and maintenance of measuring systems and instruments. You will create calibration testing methods, evaluate measuring uncertainty, plan calibration schedules, manage spare parts and assets, and work on continuous improvement projects. Additionally, you will train maintenance personnel and operators, organize cooperation with external calibration companies, and contribute to maintaining a safe work environment.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ability to read, review, and understand records and data for specific processes and instruments.
  • Proficient use of all calibrating equipment, software, databases, and instruments owned by the Instrumentation team.
  • Create calibration testing methods in the lab and on-site, handle samples and calibrators, and develop SOPs and work instructions.
  • Work on continuous improvement of the Instrumentation and Calibration system, including improvement projects for production processes, MSA's, and FMEA.
  • Organize and cooperate with external calibration companies, ensuring accuracy and reliability of equipment.

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.

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 :

  • M.Ss or B.Sc degree in technical area such as mechanical, electrical, automation or similar.
  • +2 years of experience in Maintenance Engineer or/and Quality Engineer position
  • +2 years of experience in practical industrial work.
  • Fluency in English
  • Elementary computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Previous experience in maintenance or production, minimum 3 years.
  • Valuable (but not required) if fluency in other languages, including Swedish

Specific skills

  • Technical knowledge of measuring instruments, work principles and measurement systems
  • Proven skills in working with problem solving in industrial environment
  • Solid knowledge on modern calibration strategies/technologies/procedures

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!

Emelie Pettersson | Contact Person

I'm interested

Skellefteå | On-site
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