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Installation Coordinator / Project Engineer - Construction

  • Västerås +1 more
  • Västerås +1 more

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Project Engineer within Installation Coordination to join our bold Construction team in Västerås.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. We are looking for a passionate team player that has seen large and complex installation projects before. We believe you are good at stakeholder management, a great communicator and a passion for making things happen.

As Project Engineer within the Construction team you will coordinate different installation activities between internal teams and external parties. You will also be responsible for providing safety instructions and support during installation and commissioning, as well as implementing coordination activities and suggest improvements to exciting processes as we keep growing.

With a background in offshore/construction/energy process industry you are used to deliver excellent technical support to your team. You are a skilled communicator both in Swedish and English and used to speak with both external vendors/suppliers as well as with internal stakeholders in projects. Experience from greenfield projects is appreciated as you will be joining a passionate team in a fast paced environment.

This role will work closely with the Head of Construction from pre-construction all the way to practical completion. You get the unique opportunity to be part of building the design team of Northvolt.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordination of all installation activities
    - Installation of equipment (leveling position of equipment to the requested tolerance, lifting of equipment to the steel structure, welding or bolting to the steel structure, assembling of the equipment, clearing of the work area)
    - Pipeline and process equipment installations (planning, executing, checking quality and certificates)
    - Erection of the steel structure and assembling of the beams (must be done in requested tolerances with daily check list)
  • Make sure installation plans are fulfilled on time according to the instructions
  • Make sure installation procedure and tolerances of equipment are verified by the vendors, and that installation of equipment are done in good engineering practices
  • Coordination of activities with vendors, contractors and Northvolt
  • See through that safety procedures during installation of equipment are fulfilled (daily check list)
  • Implementation and execution of all safety procedures
  • Coordination with Construction team, and close collaboration with Process Engineering team, Logistics team, Manufacturing team among others
  • Reporting planned daily and weekly activities to the construction team

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

Full time employment, fixed salary. Start date is asap.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree within Mechanical or Electronical Engineering
  • 2+ years of professional engineering experience in project & installation environment
  • Safety, LOTO, SOP, SWI
  • Preferred but not required experience in process engineering, utilities or piping
  • Preferred but not required experience from food & beverage (brewing) industry, oil & gas industry, chemical industry, paper mill industry

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Great communication skills as you will be in constant interaction with team members and external parties
  • High work ethic, multi-tasker, strong analytical ability and attention to details, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience from working in an international environment and/or startup environment is especially valued.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.
  • Passionate & purpose driven - we work for a more sustainable future.

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!

Rebecca Dovega | Hiring Manager

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