Electrochemical Test Intern



Other Engineering
västerås, sweden
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2023

Job Description

We are looking for a driven electrochemical testing intern to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our excellent simulation team based in Västerås. By joining us, you will play a valuable role in the electrochemical testing and characterization of our battery electrode and electrolyte materials.

About the job At Northvolt, your responsibilities will include high quality sample preparation (coin and 3-electrode cells) and performing electrochemical testing for characterizing state-of-the-art electrode and electrolyte materials. Your role will also involve supporting simulation team with data analysis for electrochemical model parameter estimation such as exchange current densities, diffusion coefficients, electrolyte conductivity etc.

About the team
The cell-level simulation team is based in Västerås, Sweden. The team consists of five dedicated simulation engineers and is set to expand to nine within the next year. We have divided the team into electrical, electrochemical, thermal, and mechanical specializations but we collaborate regularly to tackle the multi-physics nature of problems in lithium-ion batteries. With this position, we are looking to extend our electrochemical simulation capabilities to meet the high demand for this topic.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • High quality cell sample preparation (coin, 3-electrode cells).
  • Perform advanced electrochemical testing of battery electrode and electrolyte material
  • Analyze and process experimental data for material property estimation

The person we are looking for is flexible, curious and eager to learn. 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 values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Qualities that we cherish are sense of quality, friendliness, grit and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognize that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.