Northvolt has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Process Quality Engineer Chemicals to join our Quality team in Skellefteå or Västerås.
In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in enabling supply of the first large scale European battery factory. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. We are continuously building a team of experienced Quality Engineers and great leaders with industry background.
You will be in charge of ensuring quality of product in accordance with customer requirements, overseeing the Quality Control and testing plan, reviewing results and process performance for the Cathode material manufacturing operations. You will also be responsible for monitoring and analysis of complex data with the help of statistical process control tools as well as driving or contributing to improvement, optimization and problem solving activities.
The Process Quality Engineer will be an expert in quality management which includes deep knowledge in quality systems, i.e. ISO9001 and IATF16949, quality process design, continuous improvement, quality control and assurance, process robustness, six sigma and monitoring of quality performance etc.. You will play an important role to lead and co-ordinate quality monitoring and reporting, issue and crisis management as well as proactive quality planning and improvement. A background in crystallization or calcination processes is a strong merit.
In general, you have a long experience in quality management and have been driving large, innovative and challenging improvement projects internally and with external partners in the area of quality, six sigma, qualification & validation, improvements, efficiency and optimisation. Specifically, you have a deep understanding of working and cooperating cross-functionally in a multicultural environment with R&D, Production, Maintenance, Process Engineering, IT and Automation.
The candidate should be analytical and logical with an ability to identify opportunities and improvements to drive increased quality through data driven approaches, i.e. six sigma and statistical methodologies. The candidate should have strong technical abilities in order to succeed in this role.
The job in Västerås is in our pilot scale production where we are developing our new recipes and performing scale-up of them. You will work on a smaller scale compared to Skellefteå and continuously work with new products. By this you will set the basis for the work in our large scale production in Skellefteå.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
The person we are looking for is a team player, curious and eager to learn and with a natural ability to demonstrate Quality Leadership. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Process Quality Engineer is vital to Northvolt customer satisfaction, the success of Northvolt and key to our mission to enable the future of energy.
Apply with CV and cover letter in english or your complete LinkedIn profile. Full time employment, fixed salary. Planned starting date for the Quality Engineer is ASAP.
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.