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Energy Efficiency Engineer - Heat Recovery

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Energy Efficiency Engineer to join our passionate 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 searching for a Energy Efficiency Engineer with industrial experience in power plants with direct responsibility in heat generation, heat recovery, and steam generation. You are preferably working right now as a Lead Process Engineer in designing, installing, servicing in a power plant with hands-on experience in the field. You are a specialist know-how in heat generation, heat recovery technologies and steam boilers.

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

Key responsibilities:

  1. Develop and evaluate several scenarios for steam, heat generation and distribution, and heat recovery
  2. Execute process, mechanical engineering, and thermal engineering calculations with related computational tools
  3. Prepare requirement documents, data sheets, technical engineering documents, manuals and equipment specifications
  4. Coordinate relationship with equipment sub-suppliers and local municipality power company
  5. Manage offerings for energy recovery solutions and provide technical support to the management team for proposals
  6. Support supply chain and quality team in sourcing, auditing and QA/QC activities, CE marking, risk assessment

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


  • A degree in Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, Process, Energy Engineering, or other relevant background
  • 4+ years working experience in power plants with experience in heat generation, heat recovery, and steam generation
  • Hands-on experience from designing, installing, servicing in heat and steam generation, distribution and heat recovery
  • Technology specialist in heat recovery technologies and steam boilers
  • Familiar with related standards in heat and steam generation/distribution related components (pumps, expansion tanks, heat exchangers, piping/tubing, filters etc.)
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry is a plus

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 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!


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