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Advanced Quality Engineer

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

We are searching for an experienced and motivated Advanced Quality Engineer to join our Group quality organization.  By joining us, you will be a key player in owning the APQP framework through the product concept, design, build and implementation phases and contribute to building some of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job
As a (Senior) Advanced Quality Engineer, you play a crucial role in developing and implementing quality concepts for upcoming and existing large-scale battery factories. Collaborate closely with current factories and cross-functional teams to gather input, analyse requirements, and design advanced quality processes ensuring the highest standards of product quality and reliability.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Collaborate with current battery factories and the design teams to understand their quality processes, identify areas for improvement, and gather input on best practices. Understand quality requirements and translate them into efficient quality methods.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to integrate quality concepts seamlessly into the overall production process of large-scale battery factories, including design, manufacturing, and operations. Assure design and manufacturability quality through all sample stages.
  • Deliver all relevant aspects to successfully launch a new product in a structured project management approach and together with the program team, identify the needs and requirements of internal/external customers. Jointly plan and map APQP and PPAP deliverables.
  • Utilize expertise in quality engineering methodologies and tools to design, implement, and optimize advanced quality processes that align with industry standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Monitor and analyse feedback to identify opportunities for improvement. Facilitate lessons learned through all sample stages, continuously evaluate, and improve the quality launch process to ensure it remains effective and efficient. Any other duties and responsibilities required to deliver on company objectives.

The person we are looking for has great communication skills as have constant interaction with team members and external parties such as contractors, vendors, authorities and auditors. You have high work ethic, you are a multi-tasker with strong analytical ability and attention to details as well as critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. You also need to be passionate & purpose driven - as we work for a more sustainable future and have a can do-attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit together with the ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently. We are looking for a driven, caring and structured team member. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor, while being highly organized and result driven.

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.

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 :

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Engineering, preferably in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in quality engineering, process engineering, or a similar role within the manufacturing industry, with a focus on large-scale production facilities.
  • Strong knowledge of quality concepts, methodologies, and tools such as APQP, PPAP, FMEA, control plans
  • Preferably familiarity with battery manufacturing processes, including cell assembly, module assembly, pack assembly, and associated testing procedures or
  • Experience in working with large-scale production systems and understanding the unique quality challenges they present is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Detail-oriented and highly organized, with the ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Continuous learning mindset and a passion for staying updated with the latest advancements in quality engineering and battery technologies.

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

  • RPDB / DPSP

  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

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 batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re 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're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals 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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