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Quality Control Technician - Measuring

  • Västerås
  • Västerås

Northvolt has an exciting opportunity for a quality control technician to join our bold project team to play a key role in evaluating the incoming details, intermediate and final products for Northvolt production and development of Li-ion cells.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in establishing the Quality Control laboratory of the first large scale European factory for Li-ion cells. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. We are continuously building a team of experienced engineers and great leaders with industry background.

In your role you will perform the geometrical dimension measurements for evaluating the incoming details, intermediate and final products for Production, reporting to the Quality Control Manager. You will be running the measurements using a range of advanced measuring instruments, interpret the data and report the results. You will also develop the methods for the different measurements and document it in a standard procedure operation.

In general, you have experience in quality control with different measuring techniques and the knowledge on how to read and interpret technical drawings. You work independently with a good sense of responsibility and commitment and are used to structure your work in an efficient way. You will be based at the facility in Västerås.

The candidate should be analytical and logical with an ability to identify opportunities and improvements to drive increased quality through data driven approaches. The candidate should have strong technical abilities in order to succeed in this role.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Write the testing plan of incoming details, product intermediates and finalized products.
  • Perform testing with measuring instruments, interpret data and report data/results
  • Develop methods for the different measurements and write standard procedure operations
  • Maintain the instruments to a high standard

The person we are looking for is a team player, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The quality control engineer is vital to Northvolt customer satisfaction, the success of Northvolt 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.

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

  • Bachelor´s degree (or technical school degree) within relevant field and/or comparable work experience
  • 5 years of relevant work experience in laboratory environment with high precision measurements
  • Experience from quality control of incoming details, intermediate and final products preferable from automotive business or as a supplier to the automotive business.
  • Experience in how to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Experience from some of the measuring techniques CMM, CT-scanning, X-ray and imaging systems

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and results driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Able to learn and acquire new information very quickly
  • Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work under high pressure with tight deadlines
  • 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

  • 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! 


Rebecca Dovega | Hiring Manager

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