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Clean room and contamination control specialist

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Clean room and contamination control specialist to join our team at our new site in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories, producing high quality Li-ion cells where contamination is a key factor for functionality and safety of the product. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Clean room and contamination control specialist will be in charge of cleanliness standards and procedures across the factory, including clean room operations. You will be in charge of overseeing clean room validation of new clean rooms, setting up cleaning procedures in production, including clean rooms and airlocks, gowning in clean rooms, training of operators in working in clean rooms and setting up the appropriate procedures to minimise contamination, initially reporting to the Director of Quality.

You will primarily support the program and production teams to achieve the high expectations of cleanliness and contamination free products.

You will be working intimately with the construction team, program team, process engineering, Maintenance and Production.

In general you have a long experience in clean room operations and have been responsible for operating and cleaning procedures with high demands on contamination free products.

Specifically, you have a deep understanding of working with Clean rooms at ISO 6 standard as well as cleaning procedures for clean rooms.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Define all procedures related to clean room work for operators
  • Define all procedures for cleaning of the different factory areas, including clean rooms and airlocks
  • Set up and own the ongoing clean room monitoring control plan
  • Review and approve clean room validation
  • Provide insight to the program on Clean room design requirements
  • Govern cleanliness standards across the factory
  • Ensure compliance with ISO14644
  • Be responsible for selecting, evaluating and maintaining gowning
  • Train operators in gowning, airlock procedures, cleaning procedures, working in clean rooms etc
  • Assist in containment and investigation activities in case of particle excursions in clean room
  • Ensure procedures are effective and efficient

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Clean room and contamination control specialist is a vital member of the team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is October 2020

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

Education/Experience

  • Relevant University Degree
  • 5+ years working experience in clean room production
  • Successful track record of enforcing clean room compliance, training operators and achieving high compliance with clean room procedures and standards
  • Curious, technically educated and with a strong business background
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Experience from work in dry rooms is a plus
  • Expert in ISO14644
  • Developing, writing and rolling-out new procedures and standards
  • Quality Assurance

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Experience in Automotive quality standards IATF16949 and VDA is a merit
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour
  • Passionate & purpose driven

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 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 two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany.   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.   

Join us today. Together, let’s enable the future of energy! 


Lina Emilsson | Hiring Manager

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