Freyr AS is hiring a Senior Battery Production Engineer (Formation, Aging, Packing)

Freyr AS
Sr. Battery Production Engineer (Formation, Aging, Packing)

Senior Battery Production Engineer (Formation, Aging, Packing) at Freyr AS

FREYR plans to develop up to 43 GWh of battery cell production capacity by 2025 to position the company as one of Europe’s largest battery cell suppliers. The facilities will be located in the Mo i Rana industrial complex in Northern Norway, leveraging Norway’s highly skilled workforce and abundant, low-cost renewable energy sources from hydro and wind in a crisp, clear and energized environment. Corporate headquarters are located in the Oslo area.

FREYR will supply safe, high energy density and cost competitive clean battery cells to the rapidly growing global markets for electric vehicles, energy storage, and marine applications.

For more information, please visit www.freyrbattery.com.

Freyr AS is hiring a Senior Battery Production Engineer (Formation, Aging, Packing)
We are looking for candidates who want to help run the first battery cell factories in Norway. We plan to build 43GWh capacity over the next 4 years and take the global no.1 positions in both cost and CO2 footprint. The first factory should produce our first battery cells in May 2022. The person who takes on this role will contribute to scaling up breakthrough semi-solid technology. They also will have direct influence on building battery production competence in Norway. You will be able to apply everything you know in this role, be challenged and learn a lot. For the right candidate, this role must be a professional dream come true.


Key to this role is running virtual validation of manufacturing processes before a physical validation in terms of debugging activities at equipment supplier site, FAT and SAT before moving into continuous improvement.

Main tasks:

  • Organize and improve manufacturing processes to meet key performance indicators including efficiency, cycle time, yield, and reliability?
  • Review and update technical specifications with suppliers and technology provider
  • Review and update quality inspection documentation with suppliers and technology provider
  • Participating in technical meetings, design reviews, and machine development activities with machine suppliers
  • Facilitate cost reduction activities
  • Initiate, follow-up, and resolve manufacturing issues
  • Participate in site acceptance tests to validate manufacturing processes readiness for production
  • Participate in operator training and developing learning materials


  • Update PFMEA’s and implement control plans and SOP
  • Develop and document virtual and physical validation activity plans and schedules
  • Document validation results (tests, trials, and analysis results)
  • Create written operational procedures for pilot production



  • Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical/ Electrical Engineering or Material Science Engineering?
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in battery cell mass production, specifically in formation processes
  • Exposure to / experience at least one other specific part of the battery cell production process
  • Knowledge and practical experience with key concepts like PFMEA, GR&R, SPC and process capability
  • Fluent English

Experience with:

  • Fixturing, tolerancing and geometry assurance analysis
  • Web Handling
  • Formation and Packing


  • Excellent written communication skills in English, and ability to present complex information to a range of stakeholders
  • A proactive and creative problem-solver
  • Self-driven with the ability to perform well both individually and in multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to analyse complex data and identify relevant and valuable information
  • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Good digital competence and proficient in standard Microsoft 365 applications
  • Ambitious with a commercial mindset
  • Thrives in start-up environment


Energy storage is an important key to the world's switch to a sustainable, green economy. Freyr is a frontrunner in Europe's rush to build capacity in battery production. A shift from fossil fuel to electricity-from-renewables could deliver 75 - 90% of the CO2 emission reductions required. Freyr has to move fast. The world needs both battery cells now, and ever better battery cells in the future. With us you will learn a lot and a lot will be expected of you. We aim to pick high performers that will slot in immediately. We need our Battery Production Engineer to be based in Mo. We provide best-in-class onboarding services to help candidates move to Mo, taking care of their families so that the whole family unit enjoys the adventure of a lifetime.


Register CV and a letter of motivation to be considered.

Respond by: 15. august 2021
Start Date: To be agreed
Location: Mo i Rana

For further questions about the position, please contact Freyr`s
Lars Kvadsheim on e-mail: lars.kvadsheim@freyrbattery.com

For further questions about the position or process, please contact Jefferson Wells;
Steinar Instefjord on e-mail: steinar.instefjord@jeffersonwells.no

8606 Mo i Rana
Kraft og energi


Battery, Production, Quality, Validation

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Jefferson Wells
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