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CNC Operator

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for skilled CNC operators to join our passionate team in Skellefteå.

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 technicians, engineers and other production personnel. Your main focus will be on manufacture of high precision components using a range of CNC and manual Machine tools which are required to support the mass manufacture of lithium ion cells

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Program and operate a range of machine tools which includes CNC Milling, CNC Lathe, WEDM & Die sinker, surface & cylindrical grinding machines to manufacture component parts.
  • Perform routine periodic maintenance of the machines.
  • Manufacture parts on manual lathe & milling machines.
  • Work closely with Tooling Engineer and design teams.
  • Help with delivery of departmental objectives and improvement activities.
  • Comprehensive documentation of all work activities carried out.
  • Adherence to all company procedures and processes.
  • Maintain high shop safety, quality and 5 S standards.
  • Attend role specific training as required.

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, structured, curious and eager to learn. We are looking for you who is a team-player, innovative and has a natural can do attitude. We see that you like to communicate with others, that you have good interpersonal skills and a strong work ethic and dependability.

In you role, you will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and also see the results of your work. If you have a genuine interest in the green energy sector, as well as a genuine interest in machining; this is the place to be! The central workshop is a key support function of the maintenance department and key to Northvolts mission to enable the future of Energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is as soon as possible.

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

  • Must have completed a recognized Apprenticeship, attended Technical /trade school and hold a qualification of Machinist.
  • Minimum of 3 year’s experience.
  • Fluency in English.
  • Proven strong background in machine programming and operation.
  • Strong knowledge of work holding methods and fixturing.
  • Experience of machining exotic metals, stainless steels and engineered plastics.
  • Good understanding of tolerancing and limits and fits and surface finish requirements.
  • Must be PC literate and can demonstrate basic use of Microsoft office tools.
  • Desirable – Experience in Mazak, Makino programming language.
  • Desirable – AutoCad or other drawing package knowledge.

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.


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