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Architectural Design Engineer, Industrial

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

We are looking for a driven Architectural Design Engineer with industrial background to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our central Factory Design team based in Västerås, Sweden. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing our factory blueprint and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About The Job:
By joining the team, you will be responsible for owning and developing architectural designs and models within the factory designs project, hands-on designing and drawing best-in-class facilities for battery cell manufacturing. Being the practical designer, “putting it all together”, in terms of architectural scopes of both building and site/masterplan nature. Expected to drive a design with emphasis on holistic balance and excellent technical height in terms of CAD/BIM modelling practices, you will be an internal champion within architectural design works, spearheading the practical ways of working and associated tools and procedures.

Key Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Developing holistically optimized factory designs for battery cell manufacturing as an integral part of Northvolt Blueprint Engineering, focused on concept and basic engineering phases. These designs can be off both building and/or site nature.
  • Generate and deliver architectural drawings, models and associated metadata, in close coordination with discipline experts and technical stakeholders.
  • Help develop internal toolboxes, libraries, and ways of working by pushing the frontier of modern factory design practices.

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 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.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

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

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:

  • Degree in Architectural Design or similar.

  • 4+ years of experience in architectural design and/or drafting, with proven record of industrial oriented projects and designs.

  • Great practical, hands-on experience in factory design tools (such as Revit, Civil3D) and procedures.

  • Solid know-how in BIM practices.

  • Practical experience of developing Ways of Working and Guideline documents.

  • Practical experience of visualizations such as renderings and physical model making.

Specific Skills:

  • Practical know-how in the Autodesk ecosystem, especially Revit and Civil3D
  • Genuine interest and curiosity about tools, and visualizations and technical frontier

Personal Success Factors:

  • Self-dependent personality with a natural talent of making things happen.
  • People person, highly social with a good understanding of how to collaborate with a wide array of people with strong opinions.
  • Grist and a sense for bang-for-the-buck work, excellent at questioning the status quo and seeing technical solutions where others don't

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!

Doaa Elmahdi | Contact Person

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