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New Product Industrialization Manager - Battery Systems

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Do you have what it takes to enable the future of energy? Northvolt is looking for experienced Manufacturing Engineers to join our Battery Systems department in Stockholm. You will be given the opportunity to develop li-Ion battery systems for traction and grid storage, as well as being a part of building the first European large-scale Lithium-Ion battery factory. We are searching for Manufacturing Engineers with experience of developing high performance battery modules and packs. You have experience in designing electrical products and panels for high energy battery packs according to current safety and performance standards and have been actively part of complete product development cycles for these products.

At Northvolt, we all work tightly together with a simplified structure, and we encourage different backgrounds and level of experience. What we all have in common is that we are bold and passionate, and in whatever area we contribute to - we do it with excellence. Do you have what it takes to be a part of our team?

About the role:

Design Industrialization

  • Assessment of current and future design having in mind manufacturability
  • Be the bridge between the process engineers, equipment suppliers and the design team to define a manufacturable product at best cost, highest yield and optimum capital/Kwh
  • Link design quality, process quality, and product (outgoing) quality to customer

Quality System Development

  • Enable a strong quality performance & culture by facilitating the creation of a global quality management system that installs structure for decision making and problem solving across all company functions.
  • Establish visibility into end-to-end value stream quality from suppliers to production to customer/field performance, turning quality issue data into engineering action and resolution
  • Design and Develop the quality systems (Engineering quality, processes, …) to industrialize our product development
  • Drive creation of quality business process, process control, process validation, NCM management, change management etc

Program Leadership

  • Build & own the Northvolt Battery Systems industrialization roadmap across all key functions including design/product engineering, testing, manufacturing engineering, supply chain, business development, production, quality, etc.
  • Act as focal integration point for the industrialization and transition of our products from prototype to mass production phase by managing all necessary constraints, workflows, technology, and operational objectives.
  • Lead strategic and tactical operations with both Stockholm engineering teams and Gdansk production teams to design and build a world class high-volume factory.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant & Team Training Tuesdays

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.

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!

Xavier Frère | Hiring Manager

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