Factory Layout Engineer (m/w/d)



Heide, Germany
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024

Job Description

We are searching for a highly experienced and motivated Factory Layout Engineer i n Germany to join our team for a major capital project in Northern Germany.

You will be part of the Factory Program team that will drive the planning, purchasing, construction and commissioning of our new battery factory in Heide, Germany. Built in multiple phases over 5+ years the factory represents a multi-billion Euro investment project.

About the job
Develop and optimize the layout of a Northvolt battery manufacturing facility as part of the Factory Layout design team.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Factory Layout Design: Develop and optimize the layout of our battery manufacturing facility, considering factors such as workflow efficiency, material flow, and equipment placement
  • Space Utilization: Maximize the utilization of available space while ensuring compliance with safety regulations and ergonomic principles
  • Collaboration: Work closely with production, engineering, and safety teams to understand operational needs and incorporate feedback into the factory design
  • Equipment Integration: Coordinate with equipment vendors and engineering teams to integrate machinery seamlessly into the factory layout, optimizing production processes
  • Cost Optimization: Identify opportunities for cost savings through efficient layout design, process optimization, and resource utilization
  • Regulatory Compliance: Ensure that the factory layout complies with local, state, and federal regulations, with a particular focus on safety standards in battery manufacturing
  • Continuous Improvement: Implement and support continuous improvement initiatives to enhance overall factory efficiency and productivity
  • Generating and managing drawings, models, and metadata in 2D and 3D CAD-environments

The person we are looking for has great communication skills to have constant interaction with team members and external parties such as contractors, vendors, authorities, and auditors. You have high work ethic, you are a multi-tasker with strong analytical ability and attention to details as well as critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. You also need to be passionate & purpose driven - as we work for a more sustainable future and have a can do-attitude with an entrepreneurial spirit.

We are looking for a driven, caring and structured leader. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor, while being highly organized and result driven.

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. 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.