R&D Process Engineer - Hydrometallurgy



västerås, sweden
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023

Job Description

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 Process Engineer to join our R&D team within the hydrometallurgical process for our battery recycling operations.

As a skilled R&D Process Engineer, the ideal candidate will be responsible for designing, developing, validating, and improving innovative recycling processes for battery recycling.

The Process Engineer will work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to develop new processes, identify and resolve challenges, and implement improvements to processes.

For this, you will have a minimum of five years of experience in the field and have been driving large, innovative, and challenging projects within hydrometallurgy, with high demands on purity and yield. You must also have the ability to plan, develop and execute multiple projects under tight timelines, with an excellent time management.

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, being a vital member of the Recycling team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and natural talent to make things happen. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills, working well with others in a team environment, as well as independently. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges and grit.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • To plan, design and execute complex and multiple R&D projects for the development of Revolt´s recycling process, working in a high paced environment.
  • To plan, test and validate advanced battery recycling technologies, in close collaboration with the industrialization team, providing information for process implementation in Revolt´s recycling plants.
  • To assess the quality of products, including by testing it for cathode active material production and electrochemical performance in cells.
  • To collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure project success, including engineers, technicians, and production staff.
  • To develop IP for Revolt´s blueprint.
  • To evaluate the process performance and implement appropriate changes.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise 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. 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, so 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.