Process Quality Area Manager



Sales & Business Development, Quality Assurance
Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Job Description

About the job

The Process Quality Area Manager would be responsible for defining and implementing Northvolt’s quality management system, developing new approaches in standards compliance, meeting or exceeding the Customers’ quality requirements and in compliance with relevant quality standards.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Defining, communicating and managing the Process Quality activities through an approved and operating Project Quality Plan
  • Review and approve the process quality plans

  • Create the template and processes for different departments of Northvolt

  • Moderating a weekly Q-Process meeting with the superintendent and lead the Quality

  • Management based on effective data review and analyses

  • Determining and managing a project Quality audit plan to ensure that projects are operating in compliance with Customer and applicable statutory and regulatory quality management system requirements
  • Contribute actively to the projects risk assessment and management of quality mitigations
  • Identify and implement improvements to our project methods, processes and standards as well as process and project quality control.
  • Ensure knowledge and awareness of Quality requirements within the Project Team, also performing Quality Training activities and follow-up of competence
  • Ensure the management of lessons learned process and ensure project learning is communicated across the business
  • Develop internal auditors on site
  • Act as external audit process witness
  • Manage cross-functional site external audit preparation
  • Manage internal audits and program on site
  • Develop and agree a fit for purpose Records and Document Management system for the life of the works in alignment with corporate QMS and review and approve project related documentation
  • Support the installation and commissioning teams with relevant quality procedures and activities
  • Support and facilitates cross functional Criticality Risk Assessment reviews for the assignment of equipment/component criticality ratings


• Budget responsibility: Yes
• Direct reports: Yes
• Authorized to decide on investments according to role and policy.

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. 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.

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.

Please note that any applications submitted via email or direct messaging will not be considered.