Head of Health & Safety
Type of Employment Full-time
Job position Head of Health & Safety
Work model On location
Are you the one?

We are looking for a experienced Head of Health and Safety to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate HSE team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up Northvolt Ett and contribute to building one of the first large scale European battery factories.

As Head of Health and Safety, you will be responsible for providing professional health and safety leadership within Northvolt Ett to all employees. You will support and advise the management teams, employees and where, applicable ,contractors. You will be a key player in improving performance through the implementation of health and safety management systems, including ISO 45001, and other current standards and legislation. You will also design, deliver and maintain a health and safety programme to embed and drive a positive safety culture across the organisation.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Support and guide Health Safety and Environmental managers in team management
  • Develop and maintain the Management System for health and safety
  • Actively manage compliance with external demands and internal objectives
  • Develop risk reduction strategies for practices, procedures, and facilities
  • Support the Health and Safety and Audit teams towards world-class standards
  • Ensure Health and Safety team meets organizational objectives
  • Act as Deputy for the HSE Director when needed
  • Set strategic direction for health and safety management and wellbeing programs
  • Review and develop NV Ett's health, safety, and wellbeing policies
  • Monitor, evaluate, and review upcoming Health and Safety legislation
  • Establish and maintain continual improvement programs
  • Collaborate with departments for health, safety, and wellbeing management
  • Work with Health and Safety Manager and Specialists/Engineers for compliance control
  • Implement rigorous risk assessment and incident management systems
  • Oversee audits and establish action plans for identified issues
  • Maintain an effective health and safety training regime

The person we are looking for is driven, caring and structured. You thrive by leading others and work towards common goals. You are used to a high paced work environment and got good time management skills. Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor.

Northvolt is an equal opportunity employer. We're a diverse group of individuals, united by a common mission, who recognise that while our actions as individuals have a role to play in driving Northvolt towards its goals, we always seek to move forward as a team. We offer you an open and welcoming atmosphere where we win as a team – and fail as a team. Northvolt is growing at the speed of light and we are a strong believer in internal career development. For us it’s important to look at your skills and potential, please refrain form including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Why you should work with us!

The world is turning its back on fossil fuels. With the change comes new opportunities and new demands for industry. Together, let’s build a cleaner world.

Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and has grown to over 3,000 people from over 100 different nationalities. 

Northvolt has to date secured more than $55 billion worth of contracts from key customers, including BMW, Fluence, Scania, Volkswagen, Volvo Cars and Polestar, to support its plans, which include establishing recycling capabilities to enable 50 percent of all its raw material requirements to be sourced from recycled batteries by 2030.

Application due date ASAP
About the employer
Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, the company has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Northvolt is now a European leader within battery production, engaged in partnerships with some of Europe’s premium automotive manufacturers and industry players. At Northvolt we challenge ourselves and others everyday to move rapidly towards a more sustainable future. We use passion, boldness, and excellence to invent, build and recycle the greenest batteries in the world. Together we learn, fail and grow in a caring team, knowing our multiple perspectives and skills are crucial to our success. Welcome to Northvolt!