Senior Hydrometallurgy Process Engineer - Manufacturing
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Senior Hydrometallurgy Process Engineer - Manufacturing
Work model On location
Are you the one?

Northvolt’s mission is to build the world’s greenest battery with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy.

Northvolt is now looking for a Senior Process Engineer within the chemical hydrometallurgical process for our battery recycling operations. The purpose of this process is to separate out valuable metals for reuse in battery production.

As a skilled Senior Process Engineer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and improving manufacturing processes to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity. The Senior Process Engineer will work collaboratively with the cross-functional teams to identify and resolve issues and implement improvements to processes.

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 natural talent to make things happen. The Process Engineers are vital members of the Recycling team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Design, develop, and implement manufacturing processes, procedures, and systems to optimize productivity, quality, and safety.
  • Conduct feasibility studies, risk assessments, and cost-benefit analyses to evaluate process improvements and identify areas for cost savings.
  • Identify and troubleshoot process issues and implement corrective actions to improve efficiency and quality.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure project success, including engineers, technicians, and production staff.
  • Provide technical expertise and support to production teams to ensure that processes are executed effectively.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation, including standard operating procedures, work instructions, and training materials.
  • Analyze data to monitor process performance, identify trends, and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Support Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) and pre commissioning activities of equipment and subsystems.
  • Review engineering and HSE documents to ensure that the commissioning & startup requirements are accounted for in the design.
  • Approve and assist in execution of equipment commissioning, qualification, and validation documentation, including FAT, SAT, SOPs.
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.

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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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