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Machine Safety & CE-marking Specialist

We are building a state-of-the-art Gigafactory that will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe and construction is set to begin in 2023. We are now looking for a Machine Safety and CE-marking Specialist to join our passionate Engineering team!

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery.

Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Few industries offer as great opportunity for career growth and personal development as the new European battery industry. In working for this joint venture, you'll not only develop skills that are highly sought after in the global automotive and industrial sector, but you are also contributing to a climate-neutral way of life for future generations.

What you will do

In your role as Machine Safety and CE-marking Specialist you will be responsible for ensuring CE-marking of automated manufacturing and material handling equipment. The equipment is delivered mainly turn-key and you are coordinating all CE activities internally as well as with external suppliers, engineering integrators etc. to ensure a safe and complaint working environment. In this role it is important to have a solid engineering background and in-depth knowledge from equipment design phase through to commissioning new equipment.

You will be working closely with the process engineering, construction teams and the equipment suppliers, mainly located in Europe and Asia. Travel to suppliers will be required to review progress on CE-marking and to oversee testing and evaluation.

In this role You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story and see the results of your work. Our organization values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Machine Safety and CE-marking Specialist is a vital member of our engineering team.

Key responsibilities include (but are not limited to)

  • Detailed planning of CE activities in the factory projects.
  • Review and approve supplier CE activity plans.
  • Review and approve equipment regarding CE-marking.
  • Support, guide and educate suppliers in EU directives and CE-marking.
  • Key competence for the organization in Machine safety, CE-marking and site safety.

Work with great people

Josefine
Engineer, R&D
"Working here, you get to wear many different hats and try new things each week. It’s very much a start-up culture but with the resources of a multinational company!"
Claes
Senior Program Manager
"Everyone working in this joint venture are genuinely passionate about our bold mission & have a clear sense of purpose. When you work with people like that - every challenge turns into an opportunity."
Martin
Senior Software Engineer
"I get to work in a promising industry but also with the most innovative technologies. The old- fashioned image of a heavy industry does not apply. This is industry 4.0 (or 5.0) it is quite high-tech!"

Skills & Requirements

Your background

  • BSc or MSc in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or similar.
  • 5+ years working experience in Machine Safety and CE-marking of equipment/machinery.
  • Experience from driving large and challenging asset projects with high demands on CE-marking and safety functionality, preferably you have experience from building machinery and delivering equipment with CE marking as your responsibility.
  • Safety legislation, CE directive, Swedish legislation and European legislation.
  • Formal CE-marking training.
  • Successful track record of scaling manufacturing assets in a fast growing environment ideally in the food, paper, steel or pharma industry.
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry.
  • Excellent English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus.

Merit if you have:

  • Experience from working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • ATEX experience and understanding is a plus.

We believe that you have the ability to work both as team player and independently. You see the importance of collaboration and have good problem-solving skills. As a person you are structured with an eye for details where you have a strong sense of quality and a good portion of humor.

Great Place to Work

  • International Environment

  • Leading Edge Technology

  • Purpose

  • Flexible working hours

  • Hybrid work

  • Collective agreement

About the company

Volvo Cars is one of the most well-known and respected car brands in the world. Northvolt is a leading supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems, dedicated to delivering the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery. Together, we have formed a joint venture, NOVO Energy, to power the next generation of pure electric Volvo and Polestar cars.

Our Gigafactory in Gothenburg will be one of the largest cell production facilities in Europe, with a potential annual cell production capacity of up to 50 gigawatt hours (GWh) - thereby enabling a supply of batteries for approximately half a million Volvo and Polestar cars per year. Our state-of-the-art R&D facility will gather leading expertise from all over the world, to create the next generation battery cells.

You can read more about this joint venture in these press releases, here and here.

2022R&D facility established

2023Start of construction of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2024Volvo Cars will source 15 GWh of battery cells per year from Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå

202550% of Volvo Cars’ global sales will be fully electric

2026Production start of Gigafactory in Gothenburg

2030Volvo Cars will offer only pure electric cars

NOVO Energy

Gothenburg
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