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CAD Coordinator - Germany

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a CAD/BIM Coordinator to join our passionate team in Germany. Do you want to be part of Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy? In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

The CAD/BIM Coordinator will be responsible for collaborating on civil engineering layout and design in the areas of process mechanical, pipelines and civil site development. Other areas of collaboration include, HVAC, plumbing, electrical and instrumentation and control for water and waste water treatment plants, pump stations and pipelines. You will primarily support the process team but should also include working and coordinating work between multiple engineering disciplines.

In general you have at least a few years of experience in the field and have been a part in driving large, innovative and challenging construction design projects with high demands on technical understanding. Specifically, you have a deep understanding of working with 3D/CAD/BIM designs as well as Solid Works.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Aligning design input from equipment vendors and building infrastructure.
  • Presentation of the design result in 3D.
  • Monitoring clashes in the system and initiate action to resolve.
  • Be the go-to-person in the organization for drawings.

The person we are looking for is both creative and detail oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Germany and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-dependency and grit, and a natural talent to make things happen. The CAD/BIM Coordinator is a vital member of the Construction team and reports to Head of Construction.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Relevant University Degree
  • 3+ years of experience in a similar CAD-related position.
  • Proficient in AutoCAD 2015 or higher (knowledge of AutoCAD Dynamic Scales & Blocks is a plus).
  • Experience with BIM Projects and the use of REVIT.
  • Experience with Floor Plans, Riser Diagrams & Wiring Schematics.
  • Ability to work independently & productively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to support multiple projects & meet multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to use and maintain a 3D printer.
  • Ability to coordinate CAD/BIM efforts on complex design projects of medium to large scale.
  • 3+ years working experience in CAD coordination.
  • Must have worked in a multi-cultural environment.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish/German is a plus.
  • Highly organized and result-driven.
  • 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.
  • Open to travel.
  • 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 and purpose driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • 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.

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 and Northvolt Zwei in Germany.

The Northvolt–Volkswagen Group joint venture is establishing a gigafactory in Salzgitter, Germany. Northvolt Zwei takes its design from the Northvolt blueprint for battery manufacturing developed for Northvolt Ett. Start of construction is planned for 2021 and start of operations beginning of 2024. Initial annual output will be at least 16 GWh.​

André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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