Open Application - Material Flow Automation Engineers & Industrial Engineers

Northvolt

Northvolt

Software Engineering
Posted on Monday, February 12, 2024

Job Description

Open Application for Future Opportunities:

Are you eager to be part of a pioneering initiative in the sustainable energy sector? Northvolt is actively seeking exceptional individuals to join our dynamic Blueprint & Factory Design Team. While specific roles may not be available immediately, we encourage passionate individuals with expertise in various fields to submit their profiles for consideration. We are building a talent pool to draw from as opportunities arise within the Blueprint Team.

About the Material Flow Automation Team:

Northvolt is keeping their eyes open on a rolling basis for an engineer with experience in the field of Material Flow Automation (e.g. AGVs, Transfer Stations, Automatic Storage Systems or Buffers, Robots, etc). Should you choose to accept this future focused mission, you will play a vital role in designing the infrastructure for enabling efficient and innovative material flow throughout the battery manufacturing process for our next big projects.
The work environment requires an enthusiastic problem solver. Your projects will be implemented in a production environment which has very high demands on cleanliness and up-time to reach the quality level and production efficiency. We will work with the best solution providers globally to pull this off utilizing a combination of proven technologies and design of new innovative solutions.
Now more about you: Your previous professional work experience as industrial engineer/project engineer/production engineer or other relevant positions has given you an eye for robust industrial designs. This combined with your experience and knowledge in technical project planning, design, commissioning, and manufacturing makes your implementations practical. You love to drive cross-functional discussions and consider and translate all the variables that matter to your internal counterparts and external global suppliers. Even in the face of complex industrial automation projects, you pay attention to detail when it counts, and know how to prioritize for timely delivery of your scope.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Shape the future of material handling in the battery manufacturing environment by creating the best solution concepts with suppliers in the design phase for material flow automation systems in advanced factories.
  • Coordinate and execute the design work of the equipment together with the suppliers and with other Northvolt departments (e.g. Construction, Strategy, Process, Purchasing, Digitization, Manufacturing).
  • Produce process flowcharts & concept documenation, identify interfaces with process equipment, and develop robust equipment solutions
  • Identify and interact with key automation solution suppliers in a international setting. Ensure suppliers understand and adhere to Northvolt’s technical standards.

About the Industrial Engineering Team:

Northvolt is keeping their eyes open on a rolling basis for an engineer with experience in the field of Industrial Engineering. You'd will play a vital role in designing the infrastructure for enabling efficient and innovative operations flows based on best practices throughout the battery manufacturing process for our next big projects.

The work environment requires an enthusiastic collaborator. Your projects will be implemented in a production environment which has very high demands on cleanliness and up-time to reach the quality level and production efficiency. We will work with the best solution providers globally to pull this off utilizing a combination of proven technologies and design of new innovative solutions.
Now more about you: Your previous professional work experience as industrial engineer/production engineer or other relevant positions has given you an eye for lean principles, catching lessons learned, and best practice for Operational Excellence in regard to production. You will transfer targets into routines and standards to guide the organization towards lean and efficiency.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Co-develop and design of the Northvolt Production System based on lean principles and TPM concept and Northvolt Operational Excellence System
  • Coordinate development of standards and concepts, including implementation and roll-out phases
  • Collaborate with the factory organization to ensure continuous improvements of our operational processes
  • Gather and develop operational, quality and maintenance requirements as a basis for the design process