Senior Engineering Manager - MES​



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Stockholm, Sweden
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking an accomplished Senior Manager to lead our dynamic software development team in designing, developing, and deploying manufacturing execution software (MES) solutions tailored to our battery cell manufacturing operations.

In this role, you will oversee the development of custom software modules, integration with third-party systems, and the deployment of software systems to multiple gigafactories, ensuring seamless operation and optimization of our manufacturing processes. The ideal candidate will be passionate about implementing state of the art solutions, fostering a culture of agility, while prioritizing good engineering practices to minimize downtime in production environments.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leadership: Lead and mentor a team of software engineers in the development and deployment of manufacturing execution software solutions for battery cell manufacturing.
  • Strategy: Define and drive the engineering strategy, roadmap, and priorities for software development, integration, and deployment initiatives, aligning with business objectives and operational requirements.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including manufacturing, automation, quality, platform, IT, to gather requirements, define workflows, and architect solutions that optimize production efficiency, quality, and scalability.
  • Deployment: Manage the deployment of software systems to multiple gigafactories, coordinating with site teams, IT infrastructure, and vendors to ensure successful installation, configuration, and commissioning.
  • Quality: Drive continuous improvement initiatives in software development processes, quality assurance, and performance optimization, leveraging industry best practices and emerging technologies.
  • Excellence: Provide technical leadership and guidance in troubleshooting complex issues, resolving system integration challenges, and implementing robust solutions to meet production demands.

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.