Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Director of Quality to join our passionate team in Skellefteå.
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.
The Director of Quality will be in charge of all Quality aspects of the new site and Factory. As leader of the unit you will have the opportunity to build a competent and dependable team from scratch, capable to scale Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. You will be in charge of setting up and executing the long term Quality plan reporting to the Head of Quality.
The unit will primarily support the Programme, Process Engineering and Manufactuirng teams but also R&D and Purchasing to create a successful, high Quality Operations in Skellefteå.
In general you have a long experience in Quality Management and Quality tools and methodology and have been leading large, innovative and skilled quality organisations in the past, compliant with IATF16949.
Specifically, you have a deep understanding of working with methodologies like six sigma, 7 QC tools, 8D and root cause analyses.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Ensure the site is compliant with the Northvolt Quality Management System and ensure successful implementation and continued certification of ISO9001 and IATF16949 or other relevant standards
Provide leadership and technical expertise within Quality Management
Hosting Customer audits
Accountable for Product Quality including processes, methodology and deployment of tools to achieve quality objectives such as PFMEA, control plans, SPC, Cpk and structured performance evaluations and improvement plans
The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Director of Quality is a vital member of the Skellefteå Site management team and the Quality Leadership team and key to 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 September
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture
Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.
To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.
Northvolt is growing fast. We’re 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're also hiring for our two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.
Join us today. Together, let’s enable the future of energy!