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Installation Project Engineer (m/f/d) - 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 installation project engineer (m/f/d) to join our newly created construction team in Braunschweig.

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 engineer (m/f/d) 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 mechanical or electrical engineering within process industry you are used to deliver excellent technical support to your team. You are a skilled communicator in 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.

You get the unique opportunity to be part of building the construction team of Northvolt Zwei.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Coordination of all installation activities.
  • That installation activities are done in good engineering practices.
  • Coordination of activities with vendors, contractors and Northvolt internally.
  • 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 daily and weekly activities to the management 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 Electrical Engineering, or similar
  • 5+ years of professional engineering experience in project and installation environment.
  • Safety, LOTO, SOP, SWI.
  • Preferred but not required experience in process engineering, utilities or piping.
  • Experience from battery manufacturing industry is a plus.
  • Must have worked in multi-cultural environment.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, German/Swedish 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.
  • 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

  • Newly renovated office in city center.

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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