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

Northvolt has an exciting job possibility for a technician specialised in the field of Automation in the first European battery Giga-factory, Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå.

You will be part of the Ett Engineering Team to provide Production Support and will be responsible to maintain the automation systems in the factory. The production environment has very high demands on up-time to reach the set quality level, production efficiency and traceability.

In general, you understand the concepts of PLC, SCADA systems, Instrumentation and know basics of software development. You like hands-on activities, work closely to equipment and enjoy problem solving, troubleshooting and teamwork.

Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain multiple automation systems and peripheral equipment in the factory.

  • Fault finding and troubleshooting.

  • Work together with the Industrial Automation Engineering team to test and verify upgrades and test applications.

  • Identify and interact with key automation solution suppliers

  • Participate in education and knowledge transfer workshops

  • Participate in and contribute towards design forums and improvement meetings for technical improvement

  • Work on shifts.

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

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!
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