Northvolt has an exciting opportunity for experienced Supplier Quality Development Engineers to join our bold team of Supplier Quality, with a focus on:
We are continuously building a team of experienced Supplier Quality Engineers with industry background and you will play an key role in quality assuring and developing Northvolt’s worldwide supplier base.
You will be in charge of quality management for new and existing suppliers, which includes lead and co-ordinate quality activities with suppliers, early quality assurance of suppliers, develop and implement the supplier quality toolbox, create and continuously improve supplier quality agreements, assess and audit suppliers as well as continuous quality review and problem-solving to ensure a flawless transition into our manufacturing and supply of our products.
The Supplier Industrialization / Supplier Quality Engineers need to have experience in supplier quality management, especially in developing the suppliers during the industrialization phase. Knowledge in supplier quality tools are required.
You will play an important role to lead and co-ordinate quality activities with the suppliers and has a deep understanding of working and cooperating cross-functionally in a multicultural environment with Northvolt supply chain, engineering and design, R&D as well as the suppliers.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Lead and coordinate supplier management activities for Northvolt’s suppliers, especially during the supplier selection and industrialization phase
Execute supplier audits, specifically QMS audits and process audits
Support and oversee suppliers APQP (or similar) process and successful PPAP completion
Ensure all quality requirements are collated from all parts of Northvolt and communicated to suppliers in an effective way
When needed, support vendors nonconformity management and escalation process
Embed the Northvolt Supplier Quality Manual with all Suppliers
Work across many parts of the organisation, collaborating with R&D technical team, Process engineering, Supply Chain, IT & automation and all suppliers.
The person we are looking for is a team player, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Supplier Industrialization / Supplier Quality Engineers are vital to Northvolt customer satisfaction, the success of Northvolt and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.
Apply with CV or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis.
BSc or MSc degree in Materials/Mechanical/Manufacturing/Chemical Engineering or similar
Experience of supplier quality management in relevant industry, e.g. Li-ion raw materials, Automotive, Pharmaceutical, Food industries, Electronics
Quality management systems knowledge, e.g. IATF16949, ISO 9001
Experience in developing processes, standards, procedures and documentation to support efficient Supplier Quality Management
Supplier auditor education, e.g. VDA 6.3 is a plus
Familiar with SPC, FMEA, Quality troubleshooting tools and problem solving methodology
Project management skills and a successful track record of leading quality improvements in manufacturing and with suppliers is a plus
Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
Willingness to travel to supplier locations' on a regular basis
Highly organized and results driven
An eye for detail
Proactive and goes beyond expectations
Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management in an international environment
Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour
Passionate & purpose driven
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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