Production Quality Technician / Associate
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Production Quality Technician / Associate
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Some of Europe’s largest companies have put their faith in Northvolt because they know our green batteries can make a real difference. But we need people like you to help us drive this mission forward. This is your chance to play an important role creating Europe’s first large-scale battery factory.

Time has now come to ramp up the recruitment for the factory in Skelleftea and our Production Quality team are looking for new colleagues to support our electrode production line in Northvolt Ett.

About the job

As a Production Quality Associate/Technician, you will work with product quality compliance in our production line. You and your team will be responsible for confirming key quality attributes of intermediate products and processes, identifying and responding to non-conformity issues in production. You will work closely with production staff and Production Quality Engineers.

Together with the team, you will be responsible for ensuring that production processes and products meet the Northvolt’s and Customers’ quality specifications, defining in-line problems and recommending and following-up on improvements.

While working in shifts is not required at this point, this situation is expected to change as operations ramp up. Flexibility and willingness to run that extra mile to cover production peaks is something we value a lot. Primary goal for this position is to help ensure quality along all production steps and product outcome to create a stable process environment during production.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Lead day-to-day quality assurance activities in production ensuring that production/product quality specifications are met.
  • Potential to operate various analytical equipment such as a Karl Fischer, measurement by ruler or micrometer, microscopes etc.
  • Ensure control checks are completed according to control plan.

  • Interpret data and report data/results on yearly, monthly, and daily basis.

  • Define product/process problems and non-conformities and recommend improvements.

  • Ensure imminent containment activities and decision making in case of non-conformities and quality issues

  • Participate in 8D exercises and ensure the actions are implemented.

  • Participate in and improve 5S methodology and actions together with production team

About the team

You will be part of a team were each and everyone counts to make this a success. We work hard to create a good work environment, to make room for creativity, initiatives for improvement and a possibility for people to grow.

About you

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. Drive and passion are coded in your DNA. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden and see the results of your work. Our organisation requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. As a Production Quality Technician, you will be a vital member of the Quality and Production teams and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Relocation services

If you live outside Skellefteå or Sweden today, we offer relocation services to our employees and their families. We support the process of immigration, home finding, schooling, spouse support, and much more. We will provide you with more information about this during the first call with the recruiter. We also have teams to support you with all you need to know regarding Swedish tax systems, parental leave, pension, and more.

In other words – we’ll help out when needed!

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary + shift allowance.

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!
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