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Quality Control Technician

  • Skellefteå
  • Skellefteå

Use your curiosity and knowledge to create the world’s greenest batteries.

The Northvolt Quality Control team in Ett is looking for driven people, preferably with a chemical or mechanical background. You will be working on various analyses, controls and tests of battery materials, components, intermediate product and finished Li-ion cells. This is a great opportunity to work in 3 different state-of-the-art laboratories- chemical, physical and mechanical, with the most modern technologies. We believe you have some education about chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, materials science, chemistry or similar including laboratory work and as a person you are curious about the world of quality. Join the innovative, enthusiastic and friendly Quality team!

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 production will run 24/7 including weekdays, weekends and all the holidays. The shifts will rotate between morning, evening and nights and we need you to be able to rotate between all the shifts.

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

Quality Team

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead day-to-day quality control activities in production ensuring that production/product quality specifications are met.

  • Understand and be part of method development and validation. Don’t worry – we will train you!

  • Operate various analytical equipment such as ICP, KF and acid-base titrators, BET, GC-MS, SEM, XRD, PSD, CT scanner, dimension measurement systems (2D and 3D), optical microscopes, tensile testers, etc.

  • Improve control checks according to control plan.

  • Interpret data and report the results.

  • Report problems and non-conformities (NCRs) that are detected and recommend improvements.

Education/Experience

  • Bachelor´s degree (or technical school degree) in Chemical or Material Engineering or equivalent professional experience

  • Experience from quality control and assurance, preferably on the manufacturing shop floor

  • Knowledge about safety routines in the laboratory

  • Specific knowledge of quality management systems, e.g. ISO 9001, IATF16949, TQM

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus

  • Highly organised, results driven and an eye for details

  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations

  • Eager to learn and able to acquire new information very quickly

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 gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. 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.


Mark Bahar | Contact Person

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