AGV & Robotics Engineer (m/w/d)



Heide, Germany
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024

Job Description

Northvolt has an exciting job opening for an Engineer with experience in the field of AGV & Robotics (e.g. technical background with knowledge of robotic automation systems, software, and hardware components, etc.) for the Drei Factory. By accepting this mission, you will take a key role in shaping Northolt’s Gigafactory in Heide to produce the worlds greenest battery cells. This role offers the opportunity to work on cutting-edge automation and material flow solutions in a dynamic manufacturing environment.

About the job

You will join a team of skilled individuals, who are equally excited about implementing Northvolt’s ambitious plans to rapidly deploy a highly efficient world class gigafactory in Heide. This is your unique opportunity to focus on the next generation material flow equipment following its life cycle from detail design and development to installation and commissioning until start of production and even beyond. Your journey includes strong collaboration with the cross functional factory design team in Stockholm and engineers in Skelleftea, Sweden, including times of further improving your skills and competences in these locations.

You have solid professional work experience as industrial engineer/project engineer/process engineer/production engineer or similar. Your passion for technical project management makes you a pivotal driver in design, commissioning and ramp up of material flow equipment. In complex automation projects, your bold, calculated decisions ensure compliance with Northvolt's visionary expansion plans in Heide.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Commissioning of the most modern AGV solutions and transport robotics
  • Creation of material flow concepts and interface planning in handover areas
  • Implementation, parameterization and testing of the control software and safety solutions
  • Ensuring the start of production
  • Support in the education and training of maintenance personnel after handover of the new systems

The person we are looking for is goal-oriented, passionate and structured. You thrive by technically leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high-paced work environment and have good time management skills together with high self-discipline and motivation to make things better by always questioning status-quo. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Germany (to start with) and see the results of your work.

Apply with CV and cover letter

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

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.