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HSE Supervisor

With Germany being the core of European automotive manufacturing, its only natural it should also be a pioneer in scaling up battery cell manufacturing. At Northvolt we are excited to make this happen, and we have recently announced that Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, will be the location of our German Battery Gigafactory. The factory will be built in multiple phases over 5+ years and the factory represent a multi-billion Euro investment project. To enable this project we are now looking for a dedicated and driven HSE Supervisor to join us in our mission to contribute to a greener future.

About the job

The Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Supervisor is responsible for conducting inspections and audits to ensure compliance with established HSE policies and regulations. They work closely with the project team to identify potential hazards and risks and develop mitigation plans to reduce or eliminate these risks.

About the team

You will be part of the Northvolt project team of about 40 employees that will have the overall responsibility of this mega project based in Heide Germany.
The office is currently located in Hamburg with an outreach to Heide, Schleswig-Holstein where the giga-factory will be built. Please don’t apply if you are not willing to move to site.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct regular inspections of the construction site to ensure compliance with established HSE policies and procedures.
  • Identify potential hazards and risks and develop mitigation plans to reduce or eliminate these risks.
  • Monitor and track all HSE-related incidents and accidents and prepare reports for senior management.
  • Investigate incidents and accidents to identify root causes and develop preventive measures.
  • Provide guidance and training to all project personnel, including employees and contractors, on HSE policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with local authorities and regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with regulations and permit requirements.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of emergency response plans and procedures.
  • Participate in project planning and provide input on HSE-related issues, such as the selection of materials and equipment.

In addition to these requirements, an HSE Supervisor must have a strong commitment to ethical conduct and compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. They should be able to work effectively under pressure and prioritize tasks effectively. They should be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, from front-line employees to senior management. They should be able to adapt to changing situations and provide effective solutions to HSE-related challenges.

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 toward 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 from including your picture and age with your application to help us with this.

Apply with CV in English or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment - 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 :

  • Bachelor's degree in Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in HSE management, preferably in the construction industry.
  • Strong knowledge of HSE regulations and requirements applicable to the construction industry.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and persuade others to comply with established policies and procedures.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with incident investigation and root cause analysis.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with the construction team to ensure project success.
  • Proficiency in HSE-related software and Microsoft Office applications.

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.

Paul Strachan | Contact Person

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