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Process Engineer Robotics – Battery Recycling

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

Northvolt’s mission is to build the world’s greenest battery with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy.

Northvolt is now looking for a Process Engineer within battery dismantling for our recycling operations. The purpose with this process is to disassemble battery modules and packs to cell level.

As Process Engineer Battery Dismantling, you will have deep knowledge in process design, equipment handling, operations and maintenance planning, control design etc. You will play an important role in dealing with equipment vendors and collaborating with Northvolt’s factory design team to efficiently integrate the process into the factory. You have extensive experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative and challenging improvement projects in the areas of yield, cost, quality and efficiency. You are a team player, curious and eager to learn.

As Process Engineer Battery Dismantling, you will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Process Engineers are vital members of the Recycling team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Develop process design.
  • Identify and evaluate equipment vendors.
  • Establish process metrics and goals.
  • Sustain and improve process yield.
  • Provide training to process operators.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical/Automation/Robotics/Manufacturing Engineering.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience within large scale operation in a related field.
  • In depth knowledge in machining and robotics procedures.
  • Knowledge in robotics software and/or programming experience.
  • Experience in 3D CAD modelling is a plus.
  • Successful track record of leading process improvement projects in production factory.
  • Experience from scaling production in a fast-growing environment, ideally within Automation, Robotics or similar industry.
  • Proven successful leadership in a multi-cultural environment.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and verbal skills, Swedish is a plus.
  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills.
  • An eye for details.
  • Highly organized and result-driven.
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations.
  • 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 and tight deadlines, excellent time management.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, friendliness, drive, grit and a sense of humor

This role is currently based in Stockholm/Västerås and will later involve frequent travels to Skellefteå.

Start date is asap.

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

We are looking forward to receiving your application!

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!

André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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