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Cell Design Engineer

Do you have what it takes to enable the future of energy? Northvolt is looking for passionate engineers with experience in lithium-ion battery cell design and development to join our fast-growing cell design team. You will be contributing from start to finish in building one of the first large scale European battery factories, which will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society. Work location will be in Västerås.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing lithium-ion battery cells for Energy Storage, Electric Vehicles and other applications
  • Plan, organize, direct and follow up on project related testing activities
  • Ensure delivery of the project activities and interact with Supply Chain, Process Engineering, R&D Labs and Northvolt Battery System unit etc.
  • Facilitate communication and clarification of technical requirements between customers and Northvolt's internal stakeholders
  • Develop and review mechanical drawings and models with computer aided tools
  • Drive and lead internal and external design reviews within the mechanical and structural analysis area and include your findings to create better products

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. Cell Design Engineer is a key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter in English.

Full time employment, fixed salary.

Planned starting date is asap.

Skills & Requirements


  • BSc, MSc or PhD degree within mechanical engineering is a must
  • +3 years of mechanical design experience where part of the experience is in product development is a plus
  • Experience in Siemens NX is required. Catia, Ansys or similar CAE simulation software is a plus
  • Experience from the development and testing of secondary batteries, lithium-ion based technologies is preferable
  • Excellent communication skills as you will be in constant interaction with international customers and team members from both the technical and business development side
  • Recognize the risk of cell/battery development and production
  • Strong Hands-On computer-aided design skills
  • Preferably has the experience and has practiced electrode and cell design, electrode preparation process, cell fabrication and electrochemical performance evaluation

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent English both in written and oral skills. Korean, Japanese or German is a plus!
  • Ability to work under high pressure with tight deadlines
  • Strong organization skills and used to manage a range of activities simultaneously
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour

Om jobbet hos Northvolt AB

Sista ansökningsdag
17 november
Vanlig anställning
Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
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