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HSE Engineer Commissioning

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Skellefteå
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Skellefteå

Are you an inspirational person that want be a part of making our organisation a world class safety culture? We are now looking a driven HSE commissioning engineer to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future. The role is a part of our passionate Safety team based in Skellefteå. By joining us, you will be a key player in ramping up Northvolt Ett our first large scale European battery factory.

About the job
The HSE commissioning engineer will serve as the link between our HSE team in construction and manufacturing and the job will be a mix of time on site and plan, coordinate and conducting safety inspections and identify workplace hazards and correct them before they cause accidents during our commissioning phases.

In general you have proven project experience as a HSE engineer and good knowledge in workplace health and safety legislation, rules, regulations and reporting processes within Sweden.

You appreciate interacting with your colleagues and motivate them to contribute to a great safety culture at Northvolt in everything that is built, constructed, commissioned and installed.

In general you have a long experience in the field and have been working in large scale construction projects and start up with high demands on safety. The role reports to the Director of Safety, who in turn reports to the Vice President of Northvolt Ett.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Inform contractors of the HSE regulations and routines and observance of the same
  • Make sure that the HSE routines are observed and followed during commissioning activities
  • Responsible for HSE legal obligations (environmental- and flammable and explosive goods permit, Swedish environment legislation and applicable EU-directives) in commissioning planning and identify the key HSE obligations to achieved planed milestones in time.
  • Take part and contribute to applicable coordination meetings such as per block, with BAS-U, commissioning and toolbox.
  • Act as a contact person and coordinator in HSE matters with other project disciplines (construction and manufacturing), contractors and vendors working in same area as commissioning
  • Plan and facilitate safety walks for commissioning and start up
  • Monitor and follow up contractor's safety plans, risk assessments and method statement (RAMS) and Safe plan of actions (SPA)
  • Consult the production engineers and discipline coordinators, and if needed the area manager at deviations from project standards and other technical standards
  • Assist in the setup of project HSE management plan
  • Administrate, monitor and support responsible managers in incident handling system TIA

  • Initiate, lead and assist risk assessments related to commissioning and start up activities

  • Identify, quality check, conduct and follow up on risk analyses performed by contractors, vendors and Northvolt for the daily work

  • Identify and report violations of HSE rules to Program management

  • Train commissioning organisation in HSE processes

  • Prepare escalation and sharing of HSE events

  • Lead or participate in HSE incident investigations
  • Assist in various needs of HSE support for commissioning and start up organisation

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.

Apply with CV in english or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is asap.

Work with great people

Josephine Korijn
Investment Manager
"We move at a fast pace and decisions are made in a deliberate, thoughtful, and bold manner."
Mohamed Farah
R&D Electrode Manager
"At Northvolt there is no right or wrong. Everyone brings something to the table."
Maria Åstrand
Director Raw Materials
"It’s a once in a lifetime opportunity to be part of starting up a new industry segment."
Erin Mathews
Industrialisation Manager
"I love being a part of such a bold effort to tackle the energy problem."

Skills & Requirements

We believe that you have :

  • Academic training as a work environment engineer, work environment specialist or similar, or equivalent knowledge obtained through longer work experience.
  • Knowledge of Swedish legislation in the field of work environment and its application.
  • Experience of HSE from larger industrial projects
  • Good knowledge and/or experience of working with risk analyses and investigation methodology

Bonus points for:

  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry
  • Fluency in other languages (Japanese, Swedish, Chinese, French)
  • Experience from a multi-cultural environment

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable cells and high-quality battery systems. All manufactured with a record-low carbon footprint. Purposely built to provide Europe with the opportunity to switch to renewable energy – efficiently and entirely.

To accomplish this, we do things differently. We design, manufacture, and recycle everything under one roof. We even build our own factories. All this is incredibly challenging and requires us to think in unconventional ways. We’re constantly experimenting, learning and adapting to make batteries so great – they will one day make oil history.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs, in Västerås, as well as our Gdansk facility for production of battery systems. We're also hiring for our gigafactory Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden. We want to work with smart individuals from all disciplines. Strong individuals that truly want to make a positive impact on the future. Those of us already on board share a passion for our mission. We’re prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a difference for real. As a team, we’re dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun.

Daniel Wiberg | Contact Person

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