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LIMS Specialist

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

The Quality Control team at Northvolt Ett, Skellefteå (Sweden) is looking for a passionate, enthusiastic and hardworking LIMS Specialist with laboratory background to join their team. You will be working on creating, implementing and maintaining Nortvholt’s new LIMS system that will cover both process and incoming quality control inspections. You will be part of a young, dynamic and friendly team! You will be trained to independently create test and deploy new analysis and features for the new LIMS system. You will also learn about the manufacturing process of battery materials and cells and gain knowledge and experience as well as be involved in troubleshooting/maintenance of the system. We believe you have studied computer science, or have a passion for technology and a good understanding of computers, and databases and have previous experience working in a laboratory. You and are interested in a hands-on career in an quality control laboratory information management system as well as a person that are curious about the world of quality.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Create new content based on work instructions for the work.
  • Be able to troubleshoot basic software/hardware problems; utilizing the help of senior personnel for more major issues.
  • Perform testing with and without users, and report data/results from these tests as instructed.
  • Execute content improvement plans for the different measurements and be able to write standard procedure operations.

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


  • Bachelor´s degree (or technical school degree) in a technical field.
  • Familiarity with laboratory processes and procedures. Ideally, this should be from having worked within a laboratory and/or from experience as the System Specialist for a laboratory software application such as a LIMS, ELN or Chromatography Data System (CDS) or similar.
  • Basic familiarity with industry regulatory requirements as applied to the laboratory, e.g. Good Laboratory/Clinical/Manufacturing Practice.
  • Working knowledge of databases, ideally relational databases. Knowledge in Azure SQL Server and SQL (Structured Query Language will be an big advantage).
  • Basic knowledge of programming (e.g. Visual Basic/VBA) will be an advantage, but not essential. However, developing basic programming skills should be considered essential in order to make the most effective contribution as LIMS Specialist.
  • Proficiency in Excel and also how to structure data in general.
  • Previous experience in program implementation and commissioning will also be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in program support and basic trouble shooting will also be an advantage.
  • Attention to details and focus on the end product is important in this role to create a good product with high end quality at a fast pace.
  • The LIMS Specialist will also be required to sometime Project Manage some LIMS implementations. In this situation, it is strongly desirable that the LIMS Specialist is able to effectively communicate, and when required be assertive with all parties involved in the implementation as well as applying basic commercial awareness.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills. The LIMS Specialist will be required to actively participate in the LIMS implementations and this will require gathering and interpreting user requirements by effectively interacting with end-users in the laboratory, production, QA and IT personnel. The LIMS Specialist will be one of the main technical contacts with LabWare and should be able to effectively describe technical requirements and problems. In highly regulated environments, the LIMS Specialist will also be involved in preparing high-quality documentation to support the implementation and on-going support of the LIMS system.
  • Familiar with Lean, Six Sigma and 5S concepts, as well as SPC, FMEA, Quality troubleshooting tools and problem-solving methodology is a plus.
  • Curious, technically educated and preferably with a strong business background.

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)

  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus
  • Highly organized and results driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Able to learn and acquire new information very quickly
  • Exceptionally good problem-solving skills
  • Has a "can do" attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • 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
  • 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

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.

Mattias Lavén | Contact Person

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