Production Engineering Manager - Cell Assembly



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Job Description

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Production Engineering Manager-Cell Assembly to join our bold team in Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Production Engineering Manager will oversee a fast-growing team. As leader of the unit, you will have the opportunity to build a competent and dependable team from scratch, capable to scale Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. You will be in charge of setting up and executing the long-term production engineering strategy reporting to the Senior Engineering Manager.

The production engineering team will primarily and initially support the operations, quality, Safety&Environmental, Supply-Chain and R&D teams to create a world-class production of li-ion battery cells.

You will be responsible for overall production engineering management in cell assembly related to industrial downstream engineering projects for Northvolt’s advanced factories, including providing lessons learned for design and implementation of new technologies and specialized battery manufacturing equipment. The candidate will have a really big chance to play a key role for shaping the production engineering team for cell assembly according to the upcoming new lines and projects in Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to): Overall areas of responsibility and activities;

  • Responsible for leading cell assembly production engineering team consisting of 8-15 engineers and shaping the team structure with a content and strategy according to the business requirements.
  • Responsible for managing daily engineering activities like quality failures and technical breakdowns a scrap issues coming from cell assembly processes by actively joining daily production meeting with production, maintenance and quality to lead the engineering activities.
  • Responsible for managing projects, timelines, budget and track progress on projects focusing on downstream production engineering.
  • Responsible for managing engineers and achieving aggressive yield and rate targets against tight deadlines optimizing following factors (Quality, Capacity / CAPEX, Cost of manufacturing, OEE).
  • Responsible to secure engineering team growth and competence development as well as long term employee development and employee satisfaction.
  • Responsible to both establish and secure compliance with standards and procedures.
  • Responsible to secure and enable cross functional integration to relevant engineering teams to define interfaces for advanced real time monitoring, production control and optimization.