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Instrument Technician

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for an Instrument technician to join our maintenance team in Västerås Labs.

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 working intimately with the operators, technicians, and other production personnel where your focus will be on execution of instrumentation maintenance in the factory.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Interface with operators, technicians, and other production personnel to understand and communicate improvements that needs to be done and has been done.

  • Perform general instrument maintenance.

  • Calibration of a broad selection of instruments

  • Read technical diagrams and blueprints.

  • Troubleshoot instrument issues using appropriate of testing devices.

  • Contribute to maintenance program optimisation.

  • Evaluation of needed spare parts of the equipment.

  • Together with the rest of the team, being a key player to develop and maintain a safe work environment.

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 organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Instrument technician is a vital member of the Maintenance team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

Skills & Requirements

Education/Experience

  • Three years electrical gymnasium with focus on industrial automation or similar.

  • Experience from industrial instrumentation.

  • Fluency in English

  • Elementary computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

  • Previous experience in maintenance or production, minimum 2 years.

  • Valuable (but not required) if fluency in other languages, including Swedish

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Good technical knowledge about instrumentation, automation, and DCS-Systems.

  • Experience from working with Beamex calibration system and CMX-database. (highly meritorious)

  • Knowledge of working with preventive maintenance, yearly calibration testing and documentation.

Personal success factors

  • Very strong safety mindset

  • Communicative and “likeable” personality

  • Highly organised and result driven

  • Service-minded and determined to create a great working environment

  • Strong understanding of cultural fit and its implications

  • Shows grit and determination

  • Has a can do-attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit

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 makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re 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're also hiring for our two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.


Thobias Lundgren | Contact Person

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