Quality Control Technician (Mechanical Lab)
The Quality Control team at Northvolt Labs, Västerås (Sweden) is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and hardworking Quality Control technician with mechanical background to join their team. You will be working on various quality control analysis and tests of battery materials, both covering process quality controls and incoming quality control inspections. You will be part of a young, dynamic and friendly team! You will be trained to independently analyse and report analyses results using advanced instruments and equipment in the QC laboratory, learn about the manufacturing process of battery materials and cells and gain knowledge and experience as well as be involved in the method development and validation of QC analyses and troubleshooting/maintenance of advance instruments. We believe you have studied materials science, mechanical engineering or any other related degree including have previous experience working in a laboratory, and are interested in a hands-on career in an quality control laboratory as well as as a person are curious about the world of quality.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Execute work instructions accurately and follow protocol.
Understand and execute the testing plans for material, incoming parts, product intermediates and finalized products.
Organize test results in the expected template and/or LIMS system.
Be able to troubleshoot basic instrument problems; utilizing the help of senior personnel for more major issues.
Understand the fundamentals of method development and validation and participate in the execution side.
Perform testing with measuring instruments and report data/results as instructed.
Execute method improvement plans for the different measurements and be able to write standard procedure operations.
Maintain the instruments to a high standard.
Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is ASAP.
Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)
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 organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.
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.