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Equipment Design & Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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

At Northvolt we are building our teams and have an exciting job offer for a Equipment Design & Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join our bold team in Västerås.

If the mission to accelerate electrification in Europe and supporting the vision of a greener future is important for you, this may be a great chance to contribute to the cause and make an impact.

The Equipment Design & Manufacturing Engineering Manager will be in charge of developing strategies and solutions for our own internal engineering team within design and manufacturing of process equipment. As a leader of the unit you will have the opportunity to build a competent and dependable cross-functional team from scratch, capable to scale Northvolt operations in Sweden and beyond.

This cross-functional team will operate within the fields of Mechanical, Electrical, Controls and Connectivity & Sensing, working intimately with the Cell Design & Production team.

Reporting to the Director of Process & Manufacturing Engineering you will be in charge of setting up and executing Northvolt' strategy for equipment design.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build and lead a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, developing
  • Develop innovative strategies within equipment design & manufacturing
  • Deliver the most innovative and smart technical solutions through breakthrough design concepts
  • Lead engineering adjustments and improvements to support purchased
    turnkey equipment
  • Lead the procurement & commissioning work of process equipment
  • Build, train and develop a cross-functional team of engineers

Apply with CV or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

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

Education / Experience / Knowledge

  • BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant field
  • Experience in supervising a team of engineers and proven successful leadership in a multicultural environment
  • Experience from scaling production in a fast-growing environment ideally in the Battery, Oil, Gas, Food, Pharma, Paper & Pulp, Semiconductor, Electrochemical or similar industry
  • Experience from Manufacturing industry is a must and previous track records in the battery field will be highly appreciated
  • Precious knowledge in equipment design
  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus

Who are you as a person?

  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Passionate & purpose driven
  • Has a can do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills
  • Most of all - you are a great leader! You can engage and motivate people around you, and you have the ability to create enthusiasm everywhere you go!

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.


Pooyan Seddighzadeh | Contact Person

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