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Design Engineer Construction

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Design Engineer to join our passionate team in Stockholm. You will be working on the design for our Northvolt Ett factory in Skellefteå, frequent travels will be part of your work.

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.

As a Design Engineer at Northvolt you will work with both coordination and execution. Your job will be to coordinate contractors and consultants in the design phase. Furthermore, you will support in decisions and technical know how during execution phase of Northvolt Ett. A part of your assignment will also be to interact with process engineers where your work will be carried out in a highly international context.The role reports to the Design manager of the specific discipline.

We are hiring Engineers with background in Industrial Buildings. Covering a wide range of disciplines: civil engineering, steel structure, piping, HVAC, HV/MV electrical engineering and designing of Dry and Clean Rooms.

We believe you are experienced in planning and designing large scale industrial buildings and also been taking part in the execution phase. You enjoy working in a changing environment where you have an influence on decisions. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. As a Design Engineer you are a vital member of the Construction team and building up our know how of factory design serving Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • A degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Experience working in construction design
  • Experience from working successfully with design coordination
  • Experience from working in industrial projects is a plus
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural environment is a plus
  • Experience from working in construction phase is a plus
  • Experience from handling project cost and time-schedule is a plus
  • Experience from working with maintenance of industrial facilities is a plus

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Certified in PMI, IPMA or equivalent is a plus
  • You use project management system tools with ease
  • Excellent English written and oral skills
  • Highly organised and result-driven
  • Efficient communicator
  • Good at prioritising and taking decisions
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose driven

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!

Amy Disley | Hiring Manager

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