Northvolt is now looking for a Director of Validation that will be responsible for the operation of the for Li-ion battery cell and module testing facilities at Northvolt. The role includes the responsibility to enable the development of the worlds greenest and most sustainable of Li-ion battery cells.
With a thorough understanding and experiences with testing of battery cells and modules you will be an integral part in the testing, verification and qualification of new generation of Li-ion batteries. You will be responsible for the planning, expansion and development of the test and validation capacity to enable a successful li-ion battery development. The test and validation team develop and performs tests on battery cells and components (cathode material, anode material, electrolyte, separators etc.) along with preparation, production and testing of different form factors (Coin cells, Cylindrical Cells, Prismatic Cells). Battery modules and packs will also be tested and evaluated by the team
The Design of Engineering (DOE) and Validation tests during a cell and module development project includes life, performance, safety and environmental tests according to standards like UN 38.3, GB/T 31485, IEC 62133 and UL1642 etc.
You will be responsible for the project deliveries and report to both internal and external steering committees for the projects. You will also work with a broad perspective from high level prerequisites and concept development in the early phases to the later project phases managing planning, development and delivery.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile. Full time employment, fixed salary.
The role requires travelling within Europe and to Asia.
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture
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!