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Cell Simulation 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 Cell Simulation Engineer (m/f/d) to join our new quality team in Braunschweig.

As a Cell Simulation Engineer (m/f/d) you will be the high performance Li-ion cell expert (m/f/d), with focus on continues improvement of cell performance and reliability of simulation results. We believe you have gathered strong experience in simulation of cells and have worked for automotive projects. You have a genuine technical interest and knowledge and want to drive projects. As a person you are structured, love to solve technical problems and meet ambitious quality targets.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Creation and maintenance of cell model with strong interface to R&D and Test & Validation.
  • Correlating the created big data to validate and improve the cell model.
  • Mapping certain process parameter improvements to specific product characteristics and forecasting the most promising angles for DoEs.
  • Early involvement in customer requirements via cell model and collected data.
  • Support to determine the ideal process and test parameters.
  • Performance & Lifetime calculations.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Relevant university degree in electrical engineering, computer sciences, chemical modelling, data sciences or comparable education.
  • 2-3 years of professional experience in a relevant industry in a simulation role.
  • Experience in cell / battery material, design, formation, aging and testing methods.
  • Expert knowledge in programming (e.g. MaTLAB)

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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