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Factory Layout Engineer

  • Application Deadline: Oct. 11, 2020
  • Stockholm +2 more
  • Application Deadline: Oct. 11, 2020
  • Stockholm +2 more

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Factory Layout Engineer to join our passionate 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.

As part of Layout core team, Factory Layout Engineer will develop and deliver operationally excellent factory designs created with an emphasis on cross-functional compatibility and technical modularity.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create, develop and maintain layout drawings in 2D/3D CAD environment
  • Conduct continuous multi-disciplinary alignments to ensure a great holistic factory design
  • Plan, prioritize and execute technical tasks within assigned frameworks in order to deliver drawings and layouts to highly demanding internal customers
  • Support stakeholders with layout options and solutions in a high-paced development process
  • Overall layout responsible for assigned areas/buildings, pushing the factory design to operational excellence following Northvolt blueprint philosophy

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 Factory Layout Engineer is a vital member of the Material Flow & Robotics 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 asap.

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


  • M.Sc. in Engineering, preferably within Production Management/Logistics, Mechanical Engineering or similar
  • Excellent skills to ensure smooth and efficient communication with all stakeholders
  • Flexible, self-sufficient personality with great prioritization and planning abilities to handle a high tempo environment
  • Professional experience in factory layouting/planning is a major plus
  • Comfortable working with 2D/3D CAD development tools
  • 1-3 years of experience in manufacturing or production development

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Experience with AutoCAD or similar drawing tools is required
  • Know-how in good PLM-practices is a plus
  • Experience of Revit, Navisworks or similar is highly qualifying

  • Excellent English written and oral skills

  • Ambitious and highly efficient doer mentality

  • Excellent, flexible multi-tasker with love for both people and technology

  • Self-dependent personality with grit and a great sense of humor

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!

Sofie Larsen | Hiring Manager

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