Production Engineering Manager – Cell Assembly
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Production Engineering Manager – Cell Assembly
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Production Engineering Manager-Cell Assembly to join our bold team in Northvolt Ett in 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 Production Engineering Manager will oversee a fast-growing team. As leader of the unit, you will have the opportunity to build a competent and dependable team from scratch, capable to scale Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. You will be in charge of setting up and executing the long-term production engineering strategy reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager.

The production engineering team will primarily and initially support the operations, quality, Safety&Environmental, Supply-Chain and R&D teams to create a world-class production of li-ion battery cells.

You will be responsible for overall production engineering management in cell assembly related to industrial downstream engineering projects for Northvolt’s advanced factories, including providing lessons learned for design and implementation of new technologies and specialized battery manufacturing equipment. The candidate will have a really big chance to play a key role for shaping the production engineering team for cell assembly according to the upcoming new lines and projects in Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Overall areas of responsibility and activities;

  • Responsible for leading cell assembly production engineering team consisting of 8-15 engineers and shaping the team structure with a content and strategy according to the business requirements.
  • Responsible for managing daily engineering activities like quality failures and technical breakdowns a scrap issues coming from cell assembly processes by actively joining daily production meeting with production, maintenance and quality to lead the engineering activities.
  • Responsible for managing projects, timelines, budget and track progress on projects focusing on downstream production engineering.
  • Responsible for managing engineers and achieving aggressive yield and rate targets against tight deadlines optimizing following factors (Quality, Capacity / CAPEX, Cost of manufacturing, OEE).
  • Responsible to secure engineering team growth and competence development as well as long term employee development and employee satisfaction.
  • Responsible to both establish and secure compliance with standards and procedures.
  • Responsible to secure and enable cross functional integration to relevant engineering teams to define interfaces for advanced real time monitoring, production control and optimization.
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!