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Senior Hardware Engineer

  • Stockholm
  • Stockholm

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Senior Hardware Engineer to join our top team in Stockholm.
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.

You will be responsible for developing next generation, state-of-art battery electronics and the unit you will be working within is Battery Systems.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design and develop next-generation of HV battery electronics and systems
  • Evaluate and develop innovative testing methods and test equipment
  • Design and evaluate electrical systems, electronic circuit boards, components, and applications including schematic design, component selection, and PCB layout
  • Follow full life-cycle of product development process
  • Assure product quality by performing worst-case circuit analyses, as well as designing testing methods and testing the components, circuits, and complete PCBs
  • ASIC/IC design and component selection
  • Lead the integration of hardware and software by working closely with firmware/embedded software engineers in the team
  • Ensure product robustness and reliability and support efforts to verify supplier quality

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) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Hardware Engineer is a vital member of the Battery System 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.

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

Education/Experience/ Skills

  • Ms/Bs degree in a relevant technical field (e.g. EE, ME, CS)
  • 3-5 years electrical engineering experience preferably in the automotive or battery industry
  • Hands-on experience with schematic circuit simulation/ PCB layout
  • Excellent design skills in analog, digital, and power electronics, including noise issues, power handling on PC boards, and isolation
  • Good knowledge of EMC/EMI design practices and the relevant validation testing
  • Familiarity with power semiconductors, microprocessors, DC-DC power supplies, and communication circuits.

Specific Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Passion for electronics and new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Passionate & purpose driven

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!


Linda Gyllhem | Hiring Manager

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