Associate Lean Engineer



Skellefteå, Sweden
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a driven young engineer to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is part of our passionate operations team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

The Associate Lean Manufacturing Engineer will lead and participate in the development and training of Northvolt Excellence systems and related methodologies and standards in the production area. You will be in charge of coaching, deploying and driving Lean principles, methods and standards in the manufacturing environment as well as the support practices. You will be in charge of developing and executing the Excellence system and Lean implementation Roadmap with Area Production Management.

Key responsibilities within the Lean Manufacturing Engineering role include but are not limited to:

  • Implementation and deployment of new Excellence systems and standards within specified area
  • Establish work measurement programs and analyse work samples to develop labour utilization standards
  • Develop collective lean tool box, i.e. 5S, SMED, Takt, Kaizen, Kanban and flow etc and assure instruments are available to lean project participants
  • Develop job standardizations and work principles to ensure efficient production
  • Working with production engineers to create educational content (including writing of instructions, procedures and standardised methods)
  • Working with Northvolt Excellence System team to build the company Operational Excellence System and spread the culture throughout Production teams

Personal Success Factors we are looking for:

  • Has the ability to take decisions and calculated risks even in high pressure, uncertain environments
  • Is willing to push beyond conventional methodologies and ways of thinking
  • Team player, contributes with passion and energy
  • Ability to learn about different cultures and work in an international environment
  • Strong motivation for joining a production environment to develop professional skills

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.