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Process Engineer - Metal Stamping

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Västerås +1 more

Northvolt has exciting job offers for process engineers to initially join our bold project team in Västerås and later on transfer to Skellefteå, where we start production within the next few years.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. We are continuously building a team of both experienced engineers and leaders with engineering background.

The process engineering team are experts in one or several defined process areas which includes deep knowledge in process design, equipment handling, maintenance planning and control design. You will play an important role to interface equipment suppliers and to collaborate with Northvolt factory design teams to efficiently integrate the equipment into the process.

For this particular role you will be in charge of the industrialisation of the in-house production of cans and other metal parts that are used as containers for high performance lithium-ion cells.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Sustain and improve process yield
  • Establish process metrics and goals
  • Develop and issue process design
  • Lead the improvement projects and update the progress weekly in the factory
  • Finalize the process windows and DFMEA with RD and QA team
  • Qualify the alternative raw material with RD team and Supply Chain

The persons we are looking for are team players, curious 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 requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile. Full time employment, fixed salary.

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Skills & Requirements


  • BSc or MSc degree in Physics/Chemistry/Manufacturing/Engineering

  • 5+ years of relevant work experience within high volume production engineering in a related field or a process managing role for 2+ years

  • 1+ years of experience of process development of high speed lines for deep draw stamping in steel and aluminium

  • Deep knowledge of general dimensioning and tolerancing, metal stamping design principles, metallurgical properties of aluminum and coated steel, tool design principles.

  • Familiar with DOE, SPC, DFMEA

  • Experience from scaling production in a fast growing environment ideally in the Food, Pharma, Paper & Pulp, Semiconductor, Electrochemical or similar industry

  • Curious, technically educated and preferably with a strong business background

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • 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, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour
  • Passionate & purpose driven
  • Japanese or German language skills is a plus

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are 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 are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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