Production Engineer (Snr)

Northvolt

Northvolt

Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2024

Job Description

The Production Engineer is the main bridge between commissioning phase and production ramp up. They will work closely with the Process Engineers as Process Team finalize commissioning and prepare the production team to take over the lines. Once the production has started, the Production Engineer is reviewing performance and yield of the lines and launch projects to reduce the top losses in both categories. As the initial full data collection for performance and yield is not yet available, the Production Engineering group will work to enhance the data collection strategy while simultaneously working with the information available.

This role will allow you to enhance/increase your current understanding of the equipment and process and utilize it to create a path to a zero-loss concept to optimize the line and maintain quality performance.

Main duties:

  • Review loss data and identify top losses. Lead deep root cause analysis of most urgent issues.
  • Lead improvement activities for Production as they are identified.
  • Project launch to eliminate top losses.
  • Documentation review to ensure proper documentation package is available post-commissioning.
  • Collaborate with Process Engineering to create handover requirements.
  • Facilitate a smooth transition between commissioning phase and ramp up/production phase.
  • Seniority and block lead role in defining block priorities for coordination, documenting processes, and corresponding improvements.
  • Be involved in customer meetings to report about line status.
  • Lead DOEs.
  • Support, develop and train other Engineering colleagues in technical methods and ways of working.