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Risk Analyst​

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

We are seeking a dedicated Risk Analyst to join our organization, where your role will be instrumental in enhancing our risk management and quality assurance practices. Reporting to our Quality Systems Manager, you will become an integral part of our Quality team. As a Risk Analyst, your primary responsibility is to drive the identification and mitigation of risks across our organization in particular in our Gigafactory in Skelleftea, ensuring compliance with industry standards and the establishment of a robust risk analysis framework.

Your expertise encompasses proficiency in risk management, effective communication, and relationship building, with a deep understanding of product design and manufacturing requirements. Your knowledge enables you to craft risk management strategies that integrate into our operations, ensuring staff preparedness and compliance with industry standards. You thrive in a fast-paced environment, collaborating with cross-functional teams and prioritizing tasks for timely issue resolution. With a customer-centric mindset, you're committed to continuous quality improvement, fostering a culture of risk-awareness and excellence within our organization.

About the job

As a Risk Analyst, your role is central to the organization's quality and risk management efforts. You will play a crucial role in analysing and mitigating risks associated with product design and manufacturing, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. Your responsibilities include identifying potential failure modes, managing special and critical characteristics, and driving continuous improvement to enhance product safety and quality. Your goal is to establish a robust risk analysis framework and promote a culture of risk-awareness and quality excellence throughout the organization, fostering a proactive approach to risk management and quality assurance

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Developing and maintaining a robust FMEA architecture to facilitate the identification and mitigation of risks across our organization.
  • Implementing and overseeing a framework for the management of Special Characteristics (SC) and Critical Characteristics (CC), ensuring adherence to industry standards and best practices.
  • Managing a system for Lessons Learned to capture and apply knowledge gained from past experiences, promoting continuous improvement and risk mitigation.
  • Identifying and assessing business risks and opportunities, with a particular focus on our Gigafactory in Skelleftea, to support informed decision-making and strategic planning.
  • Collaborating across cross-functional teams, fostering a culture of teamwork and knowledge sharing to optimize risk management processes.
  • Establishing FMEA training programs and promoting continuous development to equip the organization with the necessary skills and knowledge for effective risk analysis and mitigation.
  • Conduct FMEA workshops to drive continuous improvement and transfer risk mitigation strategies across different products, processes, and systems, ensuring the organization remains at the forefront of risk management best practices.

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 :

*A relevant academic degree or equivalent practical experience. * Several years of hands-on experience in risk analysis, FMEA, and quality management in a relevant industry, including exposure to risk mitigation strategies. * Strong knowledge of quality processes, standards, and regulatory requirements * Proficiency in AIAG & VDA FMEA Handbook Expertise, with the ability to adapt FMEA practices in alignment with these industry guidelines. * In-depth knowledge of risk assessment methodologies and tools, including risk matrices, fault tree analysis, and root cause analysis. * Strong data analysis skills, with the ability to extract actionable insights from FMEA data using relevant software tools * A proactive and results-oriented approach to risk management, with a commitment to driving continuous improvement initiatives. * Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically when addressing potential risks, leading to effective risk mitigation strategies. * Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with cross-functional teams.

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!


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