Design Engineer Instrumentation and Control System
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Design Engineer Instrumentation and Control System
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Design Engineer - Instrumentation and Control Systems to join our stellar team in Stockholm/Skellefteå.

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.

The Design Engineer shall enable the design and engineering of the Instrumentation and Control Systems for the Northvolt turn key battery factories.

This role has the key responsibility for design coordination, design reviews and as-building of the factory’s instrumentation and control systems.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that the design leads to safety on the Construction Site and a safe Factory design which is an absolute and unnegotiable priority for Northvolt.
  • Responsible for execution of Northvolt Design and processes including supplier’s organization for Instrumentation & Control Systems (I&CS), in accordance with the Northvolt requirements:

    • Execute Project Management procedures for design and review activities;
    • Execute meeting and reporting structure for design and review;
    • Execute procedures for review of process equipment supplier (where required);
    • Coordinate, among other subjects, the following:

    • Generation of reports and monitoring of wiring and loop design activities in Intergraph

    • Creation of instrument index and datasheets;

    • SmartPlant Instrumentation database or similar

    • Development of complex control systems narrative specifications

    • Preparation of complex instrument design and installation requirements;

    • Development of complex control systems logic diagrams and/or cause and effect diagrams;

    • Creation of the Northvolt instrumentation and control systems’ requirements

    • Support development of Utility Management System (UMS) and the Process Automation System (PAS)

    • Ensure proper coordination between the Construction design team, the designers and contractors and all other internal and external stakeholders:
    • Continuous progress reports and data feeding to Electrical Design Manager regarding design development
    • Support Construction change orders by technical approval within the limits set by Northvolt policy and governance

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious 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 requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Design Engineer is a vital member of the Construction team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

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

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting 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!