Mechanical Technician

Job title: Mechanical Technician

Company: Northvolt

Job description: Job Description

We are now looking for skilled mechanics to join our Manufacturing team in Västerås. You will get the unique opportunity to be part of installation, commissioning and later on the maintenance of Northvolt Labs. When old technology is phased out and overtaken by electrification in the coming years, batteries are going to become the differentiating factor. With increasing technology differentiation and growth of R&D efforts from sophisticated customers, especially in the automotive industry, our strategy with Northvolt Labs in Västerås is to provide a facility for them to develop their own design, then test, industrialize and qualify it, before taking it to large-scale production.

Northvolt Labs is a cutting-edge demonstration line and R&D center that will enable fully process representative manufacturing and allow a faster and more efficient time to market for unique formulations, cell formats and technology. Time has come to ramp up the recruitment of Production Engineers, Shift Leaders, Material Engineers, Operators, Technicians and Maintenance Engineers among other positions. Exciting times comes ahead and you will get the opportunity to create the future of energy. You work according to Northvolt values, routines, budget, management system and plan. A safe operation production line is our highest priority.

  • Daily work with improvement regarding safety and secure that rules and regulations are followed within the discipline.
  • This role will work closely with the installation and commissioning all the way to practical completion. You get the opportunity to be part of setting up the maintenance of Northvolt Labs.
  • Development and execution of preventive and predictive maintenance within the discipline.
  • Work with troubleshooting, optimization and root cause problem elimination for process and equipment.
  • Document repairs that has been done and the needed preventive actions.
  • Reviewing technical proposals and approving the solutions from a maintenance perspective.
  • Together with the rest of the team the mechanic is a key person to optimize the reliability of the plant with continuous work to minimize downtime and maximize quality output.
  • This role includes on call duty

Apply with CV and cover letter or. Full time employment, fixed salary. Start date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn

Investment Manager

„We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner.“

Mohamed Farah

R&D Electrode Manager

„At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table.“

Maria Åstrand

Director Raw Materials

„It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment.“

Erin Mathews

Industrialisation Manager

„I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem.“

Skills & Requirements

Minimum three years practical gymnasium (industry or similar) or with similar focus, alternatively you have acquired corresponding competence with your experience.

Basic understanding and troubleshooting of production lines composed of pneumatic systems (air cylinders, grippers, solenoid valves, regulators etc), vacuum systems, linear motion actuators, linear guides, ball screws, belts, conveyors, servomotors, guide rollers etc

Background from battery/paper mill/food/chemicals/microelectronics/oil & gas/medicals processing industries is an advantage.

Skilled in using hand tools to manipulate parts with precise movements.

Has ability to read and interpret maintenance documentation, pneumatic and mechanical drawings.

Experienced in preventive and reactive mechanical maintenance in industry and have competences in using measurement tools i.e., Dial gauge, micro-meter, caliper, feeler gauge, etc.

Safety experience from process industry working with permit procedures, Lock Out Tag Out, near miss reporting, safety audits, maintenance audits and daily following up on safety actions.

Good English with both written and verbal skills, Swedish and other languages is an advantage.

High work ethic, multi-tasker, analytical ability and attention to details, critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges and grit. Passionate and purpose driven, we work for a more sustainable future.

Has skills of working in a dynamic work environment and work independently or part of team, since the work going up to 5 shifts and overtime.

Great Place to Work

World leading technique

Top specialists as team peers

International environment

Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

Warrant program

Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We’re also hiring for our two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.

Expected salary:

Location: Sverige

Job date: Wed, 15 Sep 2021 02:14:03 GMT

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