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Mechatronic Technician

  • Västerås
  • Västerås

We are now looking for skilled Mechatronic technician (Electrical and Mechnical) to join our Maintenance team in Västerås. You will get the unique opportunity to be part of installation, commissioning and maintenance of Northvolt Labs. When old technology is phased out and overtaken by electrification in the coming years, batteries are going to become the differentiating factor. With increasing technology differentiation and growth of R&D efforts from sophisticated customers, especially in the automotive industry, our strategy with Northvolt Labs in Västerås is to provide a facility for them to develop their own design, then test, industrialize and qualify it, before taking it to large-scale production.

Northvolt Labs is a cutting-edge demonstration line and R&D center that will enable fully process representative manufacturing and allow a faster and more efficient time to market for unique formulations, cell formats and technology. Exciting times comes ahead and you will get the opportunity to create the future of energy. You work according to Northvolt values, routines, budget, management system and plan. A safe operation production line is our highest priority. You will work shift together with you’re colleges. It’s important that you are a self drive person that is willing to learn and to share knowledge.

  • Daily work with improvement regarding safety and secure that rules and regulations are followed within the discipline.
  • Development and execution of preventive and predictive maintenance within the discipline.
  • Work with troubleshooting, optimization and root cause analysis on both electrical problem and mechanical.
  • Document repairs that has been done and the needed preventive actions.
  • Reviewing technical proposals and approving the solutions from a maintenance perspective.
  • Together with the rest of the team the Maintenance technician is a key person to optimize the reliability of the plant with continuous work to minimize downtime and maximize quality output.
  • This role includes on call duty

Apply with CV and cover letter or. Full time employment, fixed salary. Start 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

  • Minimum three years practical gymnasium (industry or similar) or with similar focus, alternatively you have acquired corresponding competence with your experience.

  • Basic understanding and troubleshooting of production lines composed of pneumatic systems (air cylinders, grippers, solenoid valves, regulators etc), vacuum systems, linear motion actuators, linear guides, ball screws, belts, conveyors, servomotors, guide rollers etc

  • You should have previous experience in the manufacturing industry with expertise in either automation, electricity or mechanics.

  • You are trained as an electrician / mechanic and / or have good experience with troubleshooting.

  • You should have knowledge in troubleshooting in PLC Siemens / Beckhoff

  • Skilled in using hand tools to manipulate parts with precise movements.

  • Has ability to read and interpret maintenance documentation, pneumatic and mechanical drawings.

  • Experienced in preventive and reactive electrical and mechanical maintenance in industry and have competences in using measurement tools i.e., Dial gauge, micro-meter, caliper, feeler gauge, etc.

  • Safety experience from process industry working with permit procedures, Lock Out Tag Out, near miss reporting, safety audits, maintenance audits and daily following up on safety actions.

  • Good English with both written and verbal skills, Swedish and other languages is an advantage.

  • High work ethic, multi-tasker, analytical ability and attention to details, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges and grit. Passionate and purpose driven, we work for a more sustainable future.

  • Has skills of working in a dynamic work environment and work independently or part of team, since the work going up to 5 shifts and overtime.

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.


Mike Borger | Contact Person

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