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Process Quality Engineer FMEA & Risk Management (m/f/d) - Germany

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

Northvolt Zwei has an exciting job offer for a Process Quality Engineer (m/f/d) to join our new quality 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.

You will be in charge of improvements of quality and performance for process and products in manufacturing. As Process Quality Engineer (m/f/d) you also set up excellent risk management system and tool setup to ensure quality in innovating product environment.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Coordination and moderation of FMEA sessions and documentation in the APIS IQ tool.
  • Transfer of R&D know-how to process and process technology.
  • Carrying out development-related risk analyzes as part of new product projects internally and at the customer (OEM / Tier-1).
  • Ensuring method conformity (FMEA) taking into account customer specifications.
  • Carrying out fault tree analyzes (FTA) with appropriate classification of the components Measure tracking within the FMEA process.
  • Status reporting to the responsible functions.
  • Adaptation of process requirements in FMEA relation for safe ramp up.
  • Maintain and create standard modules in the P-FMEA.
  • Establishing PFMEA's, process flow charts and MSA.
  • Defining, establishing and owning the Quality Control plans for each process operation.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • MSc degree in Chemistry/Manufacturing/Engineering.
  • Education in relevant quality and industrialisation discipline.
  • Education and Experienced FMEA Moderator (m/f/d).
  • Experience in MSA, DMAIC, DoE, PPAP and control plan development.
  • Certified six sigma professional, i.e. green or black belt.
  • Knowledgeable in statistics and multivariate data analysis.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience within high volume assembly/production.
  • Experience of quality management in relevant industry, e.g. battery, automotive, pharma, food, pulp & paper, FMCG.
  • Knowledge of quality management systems, e.g. ISO 9001, IATF16949, TQM.
  • Experience in developing processes, standards, procedures and documentation in an efficient way to ensure high quality products to meet customer requirements.
  • Expert in non-conformity management and 8D.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, German/Swedish is a plus.
  • Highly organized and result-driven.
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations.
  • 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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