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Chemical Compliance Coordinator

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Chemical Compliance Coordinator to join our bold Chemical Compliance team in Västerås

In joining us you will play an important part in the journey of building one of the first large scale European battery companies. You will have the opportunity to be part of building a competent and dependable Chemical Compliance team, capable of scaling Northvolt’s operations in Sweden and beyond. The Chemical Compliance team is part of the Central Quality organisation.

The main focus of the job scope is to be the global central point of contact for a data system for chemical inventory and storage of Safety Data Sheets (SDS), as well as to implement chemical compliance guidelines and improve the organisation’s knowledge on related topics.

Together with the Chemical Compliance team you will support the various Northvolt teams currently mostly located in Sweden. Team today consists of 4 professionals supporting the entire Northvolt organisation with expertise and practical interpretation of legislation related to chemicals and materials, defining internal ways of working, providing tools for the organisation but also performing REACH registrations, authoring SDS and reporting to authorities. Due to the nature of the fast-growing start-up company, the work of the team is varying and giving constantly opportunities of development and learning.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Implement Northvolt guidelines related to chemical compliance
  • Maintain a helpdesk and training support to Northvolt users of a data system used for storage of SDS.
  • Improve the structure and ways of working related to the use of a data system used for storage of SDS.
  • Participate in authoring SDS for Northvolt products and samples
  • Perform chemical assessments and SDS assessments, which includes contacting suppliers
  • Yearly reporting to authorities
  • Support the Northvolt organization with expertise within the area of chemicals together with the team.

The person we are looking for enjoys sharing knowledge and training others, finding solutions, 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. You will report to the Manager Chemical Compliance.

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

Please submit your application with CV and personal letter in English. 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

We believe that you have :

  • Qualified in chemistry, chemical engineer or similar (natural or environmental sciences)
  • 2-3 years of experience in chemical regulatory compliance, such as EU REACH, CLP, or related national legislation (Sweden, Germany, Poland, or Canada)

  • Experience in training others

  • Experience in assessing supplier SDS or authoring SDS is advantageous

  • Experience in project management is advantageous.
  • Basic knowledge in occupational health & safety issues and toxicology is advantageous

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • People skills to excellently manage the many internal and external contacts (collaborative)
  • Structured way of working
  • Strong communication skills to efficiently generate compliance related documentation and trainings
  • Excellent English, both written and oral skills. Swedish, German, French, or Polish are advantageous
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and cross-functionally, as well as independently
  • Flexibility, friendliness, motivation to take on challenges, grit and a sense of humor

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Fast paced & entrepreneurial culture

  • Warrant program

  • Wellness grant

  • 4 semaines de vacances / 4 weeks of vacation

  • Journées maladie illimitées / Unlimited sick days

  • Programme de parts / Employee Stock Option Program


  • Compte Frais Employés / Employee Spending Account

  • Télémédecine / Telemedicine

About the company

Northvolt makes green batteries for a blue planet. Affordable, sustainable, and high-quality cells and battery systems. Built to enable the future of energy.

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 the world’s greenest batteries.

Northvolt is growing fast. We’re looking for smart people 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!

Chiara Saconney | Contact Person

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