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Quality Engineer - Production Quality

  • Application Deadline: Sept. 1, 2024
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site
  • Application Deadline: Sept. 1, 2024
  • Gothenburg
  • On-site

Quality Engineer - Production Quality

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest battery cell production facilities in Europe. We are continuing to build a team of highly skilled Quality Engineers who will play a key role throughout the entire project lifecycle from inception through to production.

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo cars.

What you will do:

As Quality Engineer working in the production areas, you are part of a cross functional production team, reporting to the Manufacturing Superintendent and the Quality Manager. In your role, you will secure that products produced in the NOVO Energy plant comply to standards and specification, and by that meet customer product requirements and legislation.

Key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to)

  • Define and implement QA and QC activities in the cross functional production teams, ensuring that production/produce quality specifications are met.
  • Define and implement QMS in the production area. Perform internal audits.
  • Create training material and provide training to the team in quality topics.
  • Be the owner of the quality control plan for the area. Secure continuous review and updates based on production outcome and change introduction (process, materials, methods, products).
  • Training of new Quality technicians as well as performing QPS for Quality technicians in the area.
  • Lead efficient problem-solving activities and decision-making including escalation, according to the non-conformity management procedure, in case of non-conformities.
  • Interpret, analyze and report data/results on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis.
  • Lead cross functional team activities such as planning, method development, problem solving and continuous improvements.

Skills & Requirements:

  • University degree in engineering and working experience within quality in a production environment.
  • Experience from working with technical cleanliness according to VDA 19.
  • Experience from Quality management systems according to ISO9001 and/or IATF 16949.
  • Knowledge in MSA, equipment calibration and in statistical process control.
  • Knowledge in problem solving methods & tools; 8D and 6 sigma (green belt level).
  • Excellent English skills – written and oral

As a person you are structured, organized and meticulous with good communication skills. You are execution oriented and able to solve complex problems, as well as organize teams and competences on short notice. You have a high level of integrity, also under pressure, and are able to efficiently sort and prioritize between tasks.

What’s in it for you:

In this position, you will gain a deep understanding of cutting-edge battery cell manufacturing, a skill-set in high demand in an industry with immense growth ahead. To top it off, we’re gathering expertise from all over the world, and you’ll be part of an international and motivated team that have fun together while inventing for the future.

Work with great people

Saman
Mechanical Engineering Manager
"Our mission to produce the world's greenest battery spoke to me. I feel I'm doing something to help the world towards sustainability. This is what drives my colleagues and gives us a shared purpose."
Aneta
Senior Construction Manager
"To me, it's exciting being part of this from the beginning and put down the cornerstone for a project of this size and scope. A once-in-a-lifetime experience and too fun of a challenge not to take on."
Carina
Senior Technical Project Manager
"I firmly believe that batteries are the future. We’re in an interesting time in history where everything we take for granted about cars will change. It's exciting being part of this technological leap."
Nikolaj
Construction Field Supervisor
"To build a factory producing the world’s greenest battery, accelerating the transition toward a sustainable future is why I want to be part of this. I feel lucky and proud helping it become reality."

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

    International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

    Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose

    Purpose

  • Flexible working hours

    Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

    Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

    Collective agreement

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

Helena Giannakenas | Contact Person

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