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Quality Director- Battery Systems

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

We’re looking for an experienced leader within the field of engineering to join our high-performing team.

Northvolt Battery Systems is a fast growing business area and as the Director of Quality, you will lead, manage, and inspire engineering teams in creating and delivering excellent quality products as well as be directly involved in solving challenging technical problems.

You will be responsible for managing business critical systems, setting and facilitating project goals, contributing to core product strategy, and most important to develop and grow the team.

You have strong communication skills, both within the engineering teams and with the stakeholder across the various projects you will interact with.

Strategy and Development

  • Overall responsibility for Quality activities across Battery Systems business unit
  • Create and implement best practice quality vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures
  • Evaluate the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities
  • Financial Budget & Control

People Management

  • Provide leadership to departments under their control and coach, mentor and develop direct reports and manage a high performing team that delivers continuous improvement
  • Responsible for developing the appropriate organizational structure, resource plans and culture to support the business objectives and customer deliverables

You need to inspire and motivate the team. Consistently manage performance firmly and fairly and in a supportive manner. You are resilient, optimistic and open to change also self-motivated and able to work well under pressure.

Apply with your CV or your complete LinkedIn profile.

We will offer a full time employment, fixed salary and other benefits.
Planned starting date is asap or as agreed.

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

Qualifications and Experience Levels:

  • Educated to degree level (preferably Masters) in a relevant commercial or engineering discipline.
  • Considerable and diverse demonstrable experience of leading a quality function with a proven track record in strategic quality leadership.
  • Proven project management and quality experience
  • Knowledge and technical understanding of regulated industry processes, components and manufacturing techniques

Skills and Attributes:

  • Proven leadership and management skills with the ability to optimize a diverse team
  • Excellent relationship management skills with the ability to engage, negotiate and manage key stakeholders and suppliers
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Technical mindset

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!

Mark Ellis | Hiring Manager

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