Lead Test Engineer - Northvolt AB - Elkraftsjobb i Västerås
Lead Test Engineer
Northvolt AB / Elkraftsjobb / Västerås
2021-07-19

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Northvolt is looking for a Lead Test Engineer to join the Northvolt Automotive Module and Vehicle Intergration team. As a part of our endeavour to make excellent products, we need people like you to push our batteries to the limit. Break them, crush them, shake them, flood them, drop them, put them on fire..., your imagination - and the validation plan - are the limits.
Our design team spends countless hours painstakingly designing battery modules to the smallest detail. Basically, you will have the fun role to try and prove them wrong. Make them fail and they will thank you, although possibly not immediately. If as a kid, you regularly broke your toys by exceeding "normal use conditions", or if your favorite YouTube channel is "Will it break/blend/melt/burn...", then this role might be the one for you.
Your mission will first be to create test cases for our battery design and production validations along with our other engineering groups. You may then proceed to the fun part on our designated products, either in-house or at 3rd party facilities (populated with people just like you), before proceeding to report, analysis and improvement proposals.
A word of caution, safety is paramount at Northvolt. You will need a strong safety awareness to keep the damage limited to the tested product.
So, do you have what it takes to become part of our team and build up the test function? What defines us at Northvolt is our boldness, passion and excellence - if you're someone that happens to apply these values at work every day, then this job might be for you.
Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
* Plan, arrange, and coordinate Li-ion battery testing on cell, module and full system level
* Set up and develop Northvolt battery test environment, both at external test partners and our in-house R&D facility
* Develop the technology roadmap for a battery testing platform within the team
* Propose design improvements to ensure our products and your pleasure lasts longer next time
The person we are looking for is self-driven, strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story to change the future of energy and see actual results of your work throughout Europe (and beyond!).
The Lead Test Engineer is a vital member of the Automotive module and Vehicle Integration team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy. The position is situated in Västerås with some travels to be expected.
Apply with CV and cover letter in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. A book of your most beautiful thermal runaway tests is also accepted.
Full-time employment, fixed salary.
Skills & Requirements
Education/Experience
Degree in electrical or mechanical engineering, or similar
* My 3 year testing experience on Li-ion battery modules and/or packs.
* Hands-on person
* Experience working with standards and certifications for Li-ion batteries
* Experience with quality processes within automotive sector
* Leadership and coordinating skills
* Experience in multi-cultural environment is a plus
Specific Skills/Abilities
* Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish or German is a plus
* Passionate & purpose driven. We trust you to make sure our products are the safest!
* Highly organized and good planning skills.
* Continuous learner in interdisciplinary environment
* Ability to work during high pressure and tight deadlines.
* Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently.
* Ability to have strong empathy with design engineers when announcing a test failure.
Qualities that we cherish are passion, flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humour, and a willingness to change the world for the better with a boom fews on the way.
This role will be based in Västerås

Publiceringsdatum
2021-07-19

Så ansöker du
Sista dag att ansöka är 2021-08-06

Adress
Northvolt AB
Northvolt Labs, Lundaleden 48, 72136, Västerås, Sweden
72136 Västerås

Jobbnummer
5867597


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