Northvolt has exciting job offers for Process Engineers to initially join our bold project team in Västerås and later on transfer to Skellefteå, where we start production within the next few years.
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.
We are continuously building a team of both experienced engineers and great leaders with an engineering background.
The Process Engineer will be experts in one or several defined process areas which include deep knowledge in process design, equipment handling, maintenance planning and control design, etc. You will play an important role to interface equipment suppliers and to collaborate with Northvolt factory design teams to efficiently integrate the equipment into the process.
The process team will primarily and initially support the Construction, Environmental, Supply-Chain and R&D teams to create a world-class production of li-ion battery cells.
In general, you have a long experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative, and challenging improvement projects in the area of yield, cost, quality, or efficiency.
Specifically, you have a deep understanding of working and cooperating with Lean, Production, Maintenance, IT, Automation, and Facility team.
The candidates for the management positions will be responsible for monitoring the operations of our systems, including quality and compliance. The candidate should also be able to recommend improvements to the process through the tracking of metrics and reporting of data. The candidate should definitely have strong technical abilities in order to succeed in this role.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Develop and issue process designs
Manage and train process engineering team
Lead the improvement projects and update the progress weekly in the factory
Finalize the process windows and DFMEA with R&D and QA team
Qualify the alternative raw material with R&D team and Supply Chain
The persons we are looking for are team players, 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 natural talent to make things happen.
Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full-time employment, fixed salary.
The planned starting date for the Process Engineers is as soon as possible in Stockholm/Västerås and then transfer to Skellefteå.
BSc or MSc degree in Chemistry/Manufacturing Engineering
5+ years of relevant work experience within high volume battery production
5+ years experience in Cathode material within process engineering is a big plus
Six sigma training with green belt certificate
Familiar with DOE and SPC
Familiar with DFMEA and QA troubleshooting tools
Successful track record of leading process improvement projects in a production factory
Experience from scaling production in a fast-growing environment ideally in the Battery industry.
Curious, technically educated, and preferably with a strong business background
Experience and interest in the manufacturing industry is a plus
World leading technique
Top specialists as team peers
Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture
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.
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