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Quality Control Engineer – Battery recycling

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

We are looking for dedicated and self-driven QC Engineers to join us in our mission to contribute to build the world’s greenest battery. The role is a part of our passionate Revolt 1.1 team based in Skellefteå.

About the job

In your role you will be developing, defining and implementing the inspection methods for evaluating the incoming materials, intermediate and final products. Furthermore, you will a part of developing quality standards, procedures and documentation associated with the manufacturing inspection techniques. This includes sample analysis, sample retention, standards management, raw material qualification, outsourced testing, material characterization, inventory management and document management.

You will have an important role in the development of our QC Laboratory and will get the opportunity to join a start-up team in one of the most exciting and fast-growing industries today. To succeed in the role, you should be flexible, driven, structured and can act decisively. You are pedagogical and have the ability to arouse commitment. You will be working in a cross-functional team and will be reporting to the QC Manager.

About the team

The QC team is a group of experts, having experience in receiving samples, measuring methods, samples preparation, and result reporting. Your team will play an important role in supporting the production team in measuring and improving our product quality. QC team will be developing, validating, defining, and implementing the inspection methods for all tested materials. Furthermore, the team will be responsible for Measurement System Analysis and work with the R&D group to evaluate and compare product quality (it includes participation in Root Cause Analysis).

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

•Develop and document methods measurements of incoming material, production intermediates and final products.
• Support proper testing on a range of instruments and report data/results
• Perform Measurement System Analyses
• Troubleshoot the problems related to analytical equipment as well as measuring methods
• Work across many parts of the organization, collaborating with R&D team, Process engineering, Supply Chain, IT & automation.

The person we are looking for is a team player, curious and eager to learn. A background within battery, materials testing, materials science and materials engineering is very good to have. Especially the ability to manage method development and experience with validation.

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 :

  • MSc/BSc degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or similar

  • Minimum 4+ years of relevant work experience in industrial Quality and/or in a R&D environment. Experience in the automotive or the chemical industry is a plus

  • 2 + years of experience in laboratory work

  • Experience in metal content analyses using ICP-OES/ICP-MS/XRF is a plus.

  • Knowledge about safety routines in the laboratory

  • Highly organised, results driven and an eye for details

  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations

  • Eager to learn and able to acquire new information very quickly

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus

  • LIMS experience is a plus

  • Good problem-solving skills, understanding the importance of keeping set schedules and production goals

  • Experience with FMEA, process control plan (PCP) and knowledge of quality management systems, e.g., ISO 9001, IATF 16949 is a plus

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!

Erasmia Giannoudaki | Contact Person

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