Automation Engineer - Maintenance
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Automation Engineer - Maintenance
Work model On location
Are you the one?

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.

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 in Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå.

Time has come to ramp up the recruitment of Automation Engineers. 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. This role will work closely with Shift Leaders, Production Manager, Safety, Quality, Environment, Maintenance and Process teams.

You will get the unique opportunity to be part of installation, commissioning and later on the maintenance of Northvolt Ett.

Main tasks:

  • Daily work with improvement regarding safety and secure that rules and regulations are followed within the discipline.
  • In close co-operation with the rest of the team you will work with start-up, programming, set-up and maintenance of our process-, drive- and PLC systems.
  • This role will work closely with the installation and commissioning all the way to practical completion.
  • Development and execution of preventive and predictive maintenance within the discipline.
  • Work with troubleshooting, optimization and root cause problem elimination for process and equipment.
  • 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 control and programming engineer 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 your complete Linkedin profile. Full time employment, fixed salary, start date is asap.

Why you should work with us!

The world is turning its back on fossil fuels. With the change comes new opportunities and new demands for industry. Together, let’s build a cleaner world.

Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and has grown to over 3,000 people from over 100 different nationalities. 

Northvolt has to date secured more than $55 billion worth of contracts from key customers, including BMW, Fluence, Scania, Volkswagen, Volvo Cars and Polestar, to support its plans, which include establishing recycling capabilities to enable 50 percent of all its raw material requirements to be sourced from recycled batteries by 2030.

Application due date ASAP
About the employer
Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, the company has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Northvolt is now a European leader within battery production, engaged in partnerships with some of Europe’s premium automotive manufacturers and industry players. At Northvolt we challenge ourselves and others everyday to move rapidly towards a more sustainable future. We use passion, boldness, and excellence to invent, build and recycle the greenest batteries in the world. Together we learn, fail and grow in a caring team, knowing our multiple perspectives and skills are crucial to our success. Welcome to Northvolt!