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Quality Engineer (m/f/d) - Data Analytics - 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 Quality Engineer (m/f/d) to join our new Quality Team in Braunschweig.

We are searching for someone passionate about using data visualization, statistics, and modeling to build products with the highest quality. As a Quality Engineer (m/f/d) with expertise within data analytics you will be driving the optimisation of manufacturing and improvement of quality level, predictive quality, performance and reliability of process and product in manufacturing.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Setup excellent technical requirements screening system and tool setup to ensure focusing on quality in innovating product environment.
  • Coordination and moderation of DFSS & Lean Six Sigma Projects.
  • Transfer of R&D know-how to process and process technology in order of robust production setup.
  • Review complex function chains and definition of CTC parameters.
  • Using statically data's as standard for entire robustness program.
  • Processing large amounts of process and product data to define quality improvements for each process operation.
  • Implement predictive quality methodology to eliminate the need for outgoing quality controls. Optimise and control processes to reduce or remove process steps.
  • Control tolerance propagation though chain of processes at NV Zwei, determine impact and set mechanism to achieve right level of control.
  • Set up quality monitoring procedures, evaluate performance and make improvement proposals, i.e. Process capability: SPC and Cpk.
  • Run advanced data analytics to identify process and product parameters that are significant and influence product quality.
  • Work towards eliminating variability and achieving high process capability, reliability and robustness.
  • Utilise advanced traceability data to drive improved quality performance.
  • Work together with Digitization Team to develop advanced data models for predictive quality performance.
  • Oversee appropriate Quality and process KPI's, review results and process performance to initiate improvement projects.
  • Lead trouble shooting and root cause analysis activities in relation to deviations and quality issues, e.g 8D/six sigma, utilising advanced data analytics.
  • Leading complex problem solving and process optimisation, i.e skilled in DMAIC etc.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • 5+ years of relevant work experience within high volume assembly/production.
  • MSc degree in Chemistry/Manufacturing/Engineering/Computer Science.
  • Certified six sigma professional black belt.
  • Education in relevant quality and industrialisation discipline.
  • Experience in MSA, DMAIC, DoE and control plan development.
  • Knowledgeable in appropriate statistical software, e.g. MiniTab, Modde/Simca, Python etc.
  • Knowledgeable in statistics and multivariate data analysis.
  • 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.
  • Project management skills and a successful track record of leading quality improvement/six sigma projects in manufacturing and/or with suppliers.
  • Knowledgeable in Lean and six sigma.
  • Expert in SPC, process capability, Quality troubleshooting tools and problem-solving methodology as well as advanced statistics.

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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