Senior Hardware Design Engineer

Join Northvolt in Gdańsk as a Senior Hardware Design Engineer. Shape the future of sustainable energy solutions.

Gdańsk, Poland  UTC+01:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   40 days ago

About Northvolt

Company Overview


Stockholm, Sweden


Business Model

Batteries, Energy Storage

Battery manufacturing and development, recycling technology

Product sales to automotive and energy storage sectors

Locations & Geography

Sweden 🇸🇪, Germany 🇩🇪, Poland 🇵🇱, Portugal 🇵🇹, USA 🇺🇸, Canada 🇨🇦

Company Culture

Deliver batteries with a 90% lower carbon footprint by 2030

Innovative, diverse workforce

Training and career growth opportunities

Activities & Projects

Gigafactories in Sweden, Germany, and Poland

Development of sodium-ion battery technology

Utilizing renewable energy and recycling used batteries

Career Opportunities

Roles in engineering, production, and administration

Competitive benefits, sustainability-focused work environment

Contact Information

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram

Northvolt Careers

We at Northvolt Poland is now looking for our next Senior Hardware Design Engineer!

In this role, you'd be acting as the team's leading expert on hardware development and have a chance to participate in a wide range of activities in different phases of product development. You would work in cooperation with HW teams in creating products (PCBs) with Design For Production and Design For Testing in view, and aiding the Compliance Team with EMC testing activities. You will help Test Engineers in Validation activities, aiding with test methods, designing test setups and interpreting test results.

In this position you would be given the experience of lithium cell revolution, participating in development from a clean slate all the way to the product market release and beyond.

Key Responsibilities

  • Participation in design of PCBs, acting as EMC expert for other teams, reviewing designs and giving feedback on projects.
  • Helping Validation Lab with their testing activities such as test setup designs and builds.
  • Witnessing EMC tests in external labs, contributing to Compliance certification tasks.
  • Leading internal Validation projects of PCBs design.
  • Developing new validation methods applicable in products testing & manufacturing.


We believe that you have:

  • BSc or MSc in electrical engineering or equivalent,
  • 5+ years of hardware development engineering in a team environment,
  • Experience in prototyping, soldering, debugging and validation,
  • Hardware knowledge with a comprehensive understanding of digital and analog circuits, microcontrollers, with emphasis on EMC problems,
  • Ability to understand and identify product trade-offs (power, performance, etc.) and optimize designs to meet requirements,
  • Additional knowledge with DC-DC converters, battery management units, power management and low analog circuits is a plus,
  • Experience of working with PLM, Polarion and Jira/Confluence or Altium365 is a plus,
  • Knowledge of standards and regulations such as FCC, IEC and ISO.

Personal success factors

  • Has a can-do attitude and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Passionate & purpose driven.
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently.
  • Ability to work in a high profile and international environment.
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

What We Offer

  • Private medical care in LUX MED – extended package with a freedom of treatment (partial refunding of invoices) for the employee fully paid by the company
  • MyBenefit System – monthly card top-ups, the possibility to purchase a Multisport card
  • English lessons
  • Employee referral programme
  • Financing of commuting by bicycle
  • Christmas/holiday bonuses from Employee Benefit Fund (ZFŚS)
  • Co-financing of sports activities and integration budget
  • The possibility to invest in Northvolt group’s shares
  • Relocation bonus
  • Work in an international environment - the ability to use English daily
  • Opportunity to develop and acquire new skills in a company taking part in the transformation to renewable energy
  • Friendly and open working atmosphere in a diverse team

If you are driven by innovation, eager to contribute to cutting-edge technology, and ready to take on a challenging role in a collaborative environment, we invite you to apply for the Senior Hardware Design Engineer position at Northvolt. Join us in shaping the future of sustainable energy solutions.

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About the role

Jun 12, 2024

Full Time


Dec 11, 2024



Gdańsk, Poland

5+ years


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