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Customer Quality Engineer - Serial Production

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

Northvolt has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Customer Quality Engineer to join our bold 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 lead the transformation to a carbon free society.

We are continuously building a team of experienced Quality Engineers and great leaders with industry background.

You will be responsible ensure customer quality requirements are met during sampling, manufacturing and after end of production. The CQE is the quality representative in production and handles all quality related tasks. 

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Main interface to the customer regarding all quality topics during serial production
  • Leading and coordinating quality related topics during production including preparation of communication and documentation of meetings and results
  • Participating in production and project meetings
  • Interface and support development customer quality team for serial production line
  • Support qualification and sampling activities before serial production release
  • Lead communication and activities towards the customer for qualification and change management after initial serial production release as part of a cross functional team
  • Participate in lessons learned activities for mass production from new projects
  • Support PFMEA and control plan
  • Problem solving activities (8D) for customer claim and complaints

What we offer

We offer you a very diverse company with over 85 different nationalities. You will be given a unique opportunity to be a part of building a great company and make an impact. The Customer Quality Engineer is a vital role to Northvolt customer relations, the success of Northvolt and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

We have an open and welcoming atmosphere where we share knowledge and help each other. You will get the chance to take own initiatives and let your imagination run wild, learn and grow your skills as well as meet great colleagues.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Join us in building the best team and be a part of a great company culture.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

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

Minimum Education / Experience Requirements

  • MSc degree in mechanical/chemical engineering or similar
  • Education in relevant quality discipline
  • Familiar with quality tools: FMEA, SPC, process capability, MSA, 8D
  • 3+ years of relevant work experience in a customer quality function within high volume production
  • Experience with product qualification processes and process releases in the automotive industry
  • Specific training in the automotive Production Parts Approval Process
  • Knowledge and experience of applying IATF 16949:2016, VDA and ISO9001:2015

Additional skills (desired, but not required)

  • Six sigma training and hands-on experience
  • Knowledgeable in Lean and TQM
  • Project management skills and a successful track record of leading quality improvement and qualification projects in manufacturing
  • Experience in automotive Customer development process

Specific skills (eg specific programmes, languages, certifications etc)

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish or German is a plus
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Customer focused
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high-pressured international environment

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)

  • Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • An eye for detail
  • Flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour
  • Passionate & purpose driven

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.


Julia Glasfors | Contact Person

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