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Material Compliance Engineer

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gdańsk
  • On-site
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Gdańsk
  • On-site

Key responsibilities:

  • Identify market-specific materials and products regulatory requirements and updates for product market access of current and new battery system product portfolio, including aftermarket. For example REACH, RoHS, Prop 65, POP, and WEEE.
  • Support on compliance with EU Battery Regulation.
  • Update engineering teams about requirements and consult business development and engineering teams in a cross-functional manner during all development phases regarding materials and product regulations.
  • Define the roadmap for product compliance by supporting engineering teams in identifying relevant L0 material regulation requirements.
  • Support Supply Chain with the interaction with suppliers, regarding material compliance and regulatory obligations.
  • Act as a contact person for technical experts within and outside the organization related to material compliance.
  • Drive continuous improvement within material compliance processes by regularly evaluating and enhancing protocols, implementing best practices, and fostering innovation to maintain regulatory adherence and efficiency.
  • Review and adhere to internal processes meeting ISO 9001 and 14001 requirements.

Accountability/ authorization:

  • This position is responsible to ensure compliance of our product with REACH, RoHS.
  • Budget responsibility: No
  • Direct reports: No
  • Authorized to report any quality, environment or health and safety nonconformities, ideas, risks, and opportunities

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • Technically proficient in areas of Chemical engineering
  • Min. 8 years of professional experience in supporting regulatory implementation and development
  • Demonstrated experience in engaging with external regulatory and standardization bodies at EU, national, and international levels
  • Proven track record in stakeholder management, both internally and externally
  • Experience in the sustainability-driven electrification sector and navigating multinational, high-paced environments
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with agile product development is advantageous.

Key development areas :

  • Deepen knowledge of global regulatory frameworks and compliance standards for chemical and material regulations.
  • Develop expertise in cross-functional collaboration, especially with engineering, supply chain, and external regulatory bodies.
  • Strengthen project management and stakeholder engagement abilities in a fast-paced, multinational environment.

Personal success factors (Consider Bold – Passionate – Excellent)

  • Highly organized and result-driven
  • Has a can-do attitude and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Passionate & purpose driven
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment, as well as independently
  • Ability to work in a high profile and often high-pressured international environment
  • Qualities that we cherish are flexibility, sense of quality, friendliness, motivation to take on new challenges, grit and a sense of humor

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

About the company

Northvolt is a European supplier of sustainable, high-quality battery cells and systems. Founded in 2016 to enable the European transition to a decarbonized future, Northvolt has made swift progress on its mission to deliver the world’s greenest lithium-ion battery with a minimal CO2 footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling. Among Northvolt industrial partners and customers are ABB, BMW Group, Scania, Siemens, Vattenfall, Vestas and the Volkswagen Group.

Northvolt Ett is a next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, the gigafactory will be one of the largest battery cell factory in Europe and produce at least 32 GWh of capacity annually.

Alongside Northvolt Ett, Northvolt is also establishing a manufacturing site for battery systems in Gdansk, Poland. This facility, Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, will industrialize and produce world leading battery systems in order to meet the increased demand for complete battery solutions on the European market. The factory is a highly automated, state-of-the-art production facility for battery modules and energy storage solutions.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a dynamic environment, dealing with a wide range of stakeholders. We are staffing our international office in Stockholm, our R&D facility, Northvolt Labs in Västerås, as well as Northvolt Battery Systems Jeden, in Gdansk, for production of battery systems. We are also preparing for upcoming positions at the main factory, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå.

We want to work with experienced manufacturing experts as well as talented and purpose driven people from all kinds of disciplines to make this happen. Those of us already on board share a bold streak and a passion for our mission. We are prepared to work hard in pursuit of excellence. We enjoy the ride and our main drive is to make a real difference. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Jagoda Koberstein | Contact Person

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