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Chemical Compliance Engineer

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

Northvolt Systems has a mission to design and produce the greenest and safest battery systems for Industrial and Grid applications. Quality, Sustainability and Environment is what our heart beats for and we are looking for a Chemical Compliance Engineer to work with interdisciplinary teams in our Stockholm office.

The main focus of the job scope is to ensure that all the Northvolt Systems products are following the material compliance regulations such as RoHS, REACH, Battery Directive/regulation and other applicable legislations. Other work tasks include reviewing of internal processes and action in accordance to ISO requirements for all chemicals used in Northvolt Systems facilities.

You will be a part of the Northvolt Systems product compliance team which is looking for your expertise, practical interpretation and implementation of legislation related to chemicals used in materials and articles. This to support in various Northvolt Systems teams and projects. You will have a close collaboration with the central Chemical Compliance team to strengthen the support within the organization.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure the compliance of Northvolt Systems products in accordance to EU and global chemical- and material legislation
  • Define/improve processes related to chemical and material compliance for Northvolt Systems
  • Train and instruct design engineers regarding chemical and material compliance
  • Perform chemical- and material assessments
  • Including compliance check towards various legislations
  • Include support SDS assessments
  • Ensure that applicable notification and reporting for the final product are performed. Review of internal processes and action in accordance to ISO 9001 and 14001 requirements

The person we are looking for is thorough, hands-on, strongly goal oriented, curious, see the importance of documentation, has a systematic way of working, and is eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The location for this position is Stockholm, Sweden.

Please submit your application with CV in English, Cover Letter is optional. We will handle the applications as they are received, and potential interviews will be held as soon as possible.

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


  • Qualified in chemistry, chemical engineer or similar
  • Previous experience in regulatory compliance, such as REACH, RoHS and WEEE
  • Basic knowledge in Health & Safety issues and toxicology is advantageous
  • Experience in Project Management is advantageous.

Soft skills:

  • Passion for enabling a more sustainable future
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal in English
  • Ability to work in an autonomously driven, fast paced, agile and demanding start up

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.


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