Task Force Manager - Quality
Skellefteå, Sweden
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Task Force Manager - Quality
Work model On location
Are you the one?

We are looking for an experienced and driven Quality Task Force Manager to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our Root Cause Analysis team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in establishing excellent problem-solving practises in Northvolt and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

About the job

As a root cause analysis expert, you will be brought into the different plant organizations to crack the hardest nuts - utilising advanced problem-solving methodology such as Six Sigma as well as creative and novel approaches to solve the most complex and complicated problems. Furthermore, you will lead problem-solving task forces with team members from Northvolt’s local and global organization. Finally, you will also play a part in ensuring that sustainable solutions for problem solving are engrained into the organization. In short, your main goal will be to increase the quality level, performance, and reliability of Northvolt’s processes and products within cell manufacturing and testing.

About the team
The Root Cause Analysis team consists of experts that are brought in when problems are too big or complicated for the plant organizations to solve. Think of them as Northvolt’s A-Team. The team is based in Stockholm but regularly travels to the different manufacturing plants to provide hands-on problem-solving support. You will be solving acute problems but also develop the plant organizations in advanced problems-solving methods and tools.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: ( max 5 bullets, mention the most important ones).

  • Lead problem-solving teams in task force modes to solve the most complex problems along 8D/ Six Sigma/ DMAIC methodology.
  • Lead the communication within the task force and to Northvolt’s multifunctional team during the implementation of activities and report the task force progress to senior management.
  • Mentor staff at various positions, e.g. process quality and engineering in their application of advanced tools, techniques and principles
  • Work closely with the Continuous Improvement team to ensure that solutions are feed back into the organization.

  • Work closely with the Digitalization team to leverage advanced data models for predictive quality performance.

Apply with CV in English 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 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!