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

We are looking for experiences peoples to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent Upstream team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing Upstream and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job
As an Upstream Process operator you have a good chemical understanding, as well as experience from working in a production setting with ongoing process. We believe you have experience in reading process and electrical drawings as well as a good understanding of equipment as pipes, pumps and valves. You might have a relevant background from production in steelworks, cement, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, active materials or oil & gas.

You will work according to Northvolt values, routines, budget, management system and plan. A safe operation production line is our highest priority and will therefore be a crucial part of any task in your job. As an Operator you will work closely with other Shift Managers, Production Manager, Safety, Quality, Environment, Maintenance and Process teams.

Exciting times lies ahead for the company and you will get a unique opportunity to enable the future of energy through being a part of and building the first shift team at Northvolt.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Report failures and deviations on equipment as well as conducting root cause analysis on various issues.
  • Assure safe operations. Daily safety improvement work to reach world class in safety.​
  • Monitor process from control room – regulate pressure, temperature, chemicals etc. ​
  • Conduct sampling to ensure material is not contaminated ​
  • Perform visual inspections and equipment maintenance (pipes, pumps and valves)
  • Take proper actions when facing failures and deviations affecting the production.
  • Perform risk analysis and issue permits according to routines.
  • Actively partake in Safety, Quality, Environment and Improvement work according to Northvolt routines and legislation
  • Support managers and colleagues in creating a good working environment through inclusion, motivation, engagement, creativity, good communication and high ambitions.
  • Participate in rotation of work duties.

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 2024-08-01
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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