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Process Operators/Machine Operators

  • Västerås
  • Västerås

Time has come to ramp up the recruitment of Process Operators for Northvolt Labs, our cutting-edge manufacturing line and R&D centre in Västerås. The strategy of Northvolt Labs is to meet the growing demand of green batteries at the same time as meeting high demands for customization from our customers. Northvolt Labs is a facility where we design, test, industrialize and qualify products before bringing it to large-scale production.

As a Process Operator you will control the equipment and process materials used in our production. You will work according to Northvolt values, routines, budget, management system and plan. A safe operation production line is our highest priority and will therefore be a crucial part of any task in the lab. As an Operator you will work closely with other Shift Leaders, Production Manager, Safety, Quality, Environment, Maintenance and Process teams.

Exciting times lies ahead for the company and you will get a unique opportunity to enable the future of energy through being a part of and building the first shift team at Northvolt.

Key responsibilities

  • Report failures and deviations on equipment as well as conducting root cause analysis on various issues.
  • Take proper actions when facing failures and deviations affecting the production.
  • Assure safe conditions through Lock Out Tag Out Try Out according to routines when having repairs or inspections of equipment.
  • Perform risk analysis and issue permits according to routines.
  • Actively partake in Safety, Quality, Environment and Improvement work according to Northvolt routines and legislation
  • Support managers and colleagues in creating a good working environment through inclusion, motivation, engagement, creativity, good communication and high ambitions.
  • Participate in rotation of work duties.

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

Skills & Requirements

  • +2 years of experience from process industry
  • We believe you have the experience from working with some of the following; permit procedures, Lock Out Tag Out, near miss reporting, safety audits, maintenance audits, process control systems, and daily following up on safety actions.
  • Experience of equipment, piping, pumps, valves, control tools, chemicals, electronics.
  • Understanding of how to utilize the equipment to run efficient manufacturing with optimization of energy and costings.
  • Administrative competence, ERP, work orders, mail, incident reporting.
  • Good communication skills as you will work in close collaboration with many different teams.
  • Good English both written and oral skills. Basic Swedish and other languages skills is a plus.
  • High work ethic, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Qualities that we cherish in all Northvolt employees are flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges and grit. In the team you will find passionate and purpose driven colleagues who all work for a more sustainable future.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are 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 are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced battery experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!


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