Production Engineer Västerås at Northvolt

Job Description

Northvolt is looking for experienced production engineers to join our manufacturing team in Västerås.
With sustainability at heart we are ready to play an important part from the very start in building the largest scale European battery factories. Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a carbon free society.
As Production engineer you will participate in and drive projects, investigation and actions with the purpose to increase efficiency in manufacturing. We are building and expanding therefore you will be participating in the implementation of new equipment and play an important role in problem solving about manufacturing related issues.
Whilst learning one of the most advanced technologies, you will be working intimately with the Operations team developing training material, training staff in lean manufacturing principles and methods, instructing on standard operating procedures and work instructions.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assessing and analyzing manufacturing, suggesting actions to improve efficiency or initiate problem solving

  • Support managers in setting up ways of working in manufacturing related to, for instance, lean practices

  • Maximize productivity of process, machinery and workers

  • Participate in and run meetings with customers and suppliers

  • Participate in and drive projects for new equipment or problem solving workshops

Skills & Requirements

Who are you?


  • You hold a Bachelor or Masters degree of Science in Chemical, Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent.

  • Experience from industries like paper & pulp, chemical, refinery, food, pharmaceutical, semiconductors or batteries.

  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing concepts, SPC and capability analysis

  • Project management experience is highly valued

  • You are passionate and love problem solving!

  • Likely in the past you have been contributing to several projects to improve efficiency in manufacturing as well as implementing cost-reductive changes.

Personal characteristics:

Our values are passion, boldness and excellence hence we are looking for future employees who:

  • Likes to take responsibility for actions and results within his/her own scope and collaborate actively to solve cross-functional dependencies.​

  • Aim to improve himself/herself and care about others especially when their deliveries are more critical.

  • Always shows a positive mindset and perseverance especially when facing challenges​

  • Is bold and wants to make an impact! You view changes as something positive and quickly adapt to new directions or ways of working.​

Is the above aligned with your career path, personality traits and are you passionate to contribute to this incredible mission?
Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.
Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is latest June.

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