Construction Engineer - Rotating Equipment
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Construction Engineer - Rotating Equipment
Work model On location
Are you the one?

We are looking for an experienced Construction Engineer focusing on rotating equipment to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent Cathode Active Materials team based in Skellefteå, Sweden. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up giga factory ett and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job:
The Construction Engineer oversees the delivery, preservation, installation, pre-commissioning and handover to commissioning of process equipment performed by third party contractors, ensuring compliance with schedule, costs, quality, health, safety and environmental protection requirements for projects within Cathode Active Material processing, Waste Water Treatment and Utilities generation & distribution. Specifically for Process Rotating Equipment, the Construction Engineer shall have solid background in installation and pre-commissioning of pumps, compressors, screw conveyors, agitators, fans, air coolers and other rotating machinery. Relevant experience in equipment installation, quality control and vendor management is needed.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the CM in preparing and updating of construction schedules that meet Northvolt’s project objectives.
  • Ensuring the most suitable solutions in terms of assembly sequences, works scheduling,
    constructability, feasibility, etc.
  • Coordinating the site activities of contractors including interfaces with other ongoing
    projects and departments within Northvolt Ett site.
  • Checking construction progress weekly, identifying any critical aspects and requesting the necessary actions from the Contractor concerned (including for pre-fabrication shops).
  • Checking the adequacy of personnel and equipment belonging to the contractors, promoting any actions required to achieve objectives.
  • Interfacing with equipment vendors, including reviewing their documentation and deliveries for compliance as well as installation and integration at site. If necessary participate/support in FATs as well as SATs
  • Verifying that works are correctly carried out, in accordance with project documentation,
    notifying Engineering of problems encountered in the field and contribute to the
    identification and implementation of the suitable solution.

Personal Success Factors:

The person we are looking for is flexible, curios 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 organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.

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 2024-08-03
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!