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Cell Design Engineer- Västerås

Northvolt is right now looking for a Cell Design Engineer for Li-ion battery cell development to join our team and be involved in the development of Prismatic and Cylindrical cells.
You will be given the opportunity to develop li-ion battery cells, tooling, jigs, equipment etc.
as well as being a part of building one of the first European large-scale lithium-ion battery factories.

We are searching for a Cell Design Engineer with experience of developing li-ion battery cells but can also have similar experience of designing products from a mechanical perspective and its challenges.

Having a good understanding of production processes and have a proven record of taking part in the full development of products is a qualifying experience, including designing manufacturing tools and equipment.

At Northvolt we work tightly together with a low level of hierarchy and we encourage different backgrounds and level of experience.
What we all have in common is that we are bold, passionate and in whatever area we are working in, we do it with excellence towards a greener and more sustainable future!

Do you have what it takes to be a part of our team?

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

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 from one or several of Catia, Ansys, Siemens NX or similar CAE simulation software is a must
  • 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

  • Proficient in both Swedish and English
  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • An eye for detail
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations
  • Has a can-do attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor
  • Passionate & purpose-driven


Northvolt AB

Gamla Brogatan 26
11120 Stockholm
publicerad: 2020-10-16
Konstruktör, tillverkningsindustri
6 månader eller längre
start: Vanlig anställning
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sista ansökningsdag: 2021-02-28
erfarenhet: Konstruktör, tillverkningsindustri: 2-4 års erfarenhet