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Fire Safety Coordinator

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Fire Safety Coordinator to join our passionate team in Skellefteå.

In joining us you will play an important part from the very start in building one of the first large scale European battery factories. Northvolt will play an important role in the transformation to a carbon free society.

The Fire Safety Coordinator will serve as a key-resource in the implementation and maintenance of Northvolt's systematic fire protection work (SBA). You will be responsible for leading and organizing the company's internal industrial rescue services. You will also be responsible for carrying out fire safety checks in respect of technical fire protection in accordance with established plans.

In general you have a long experience in the field and have relevant training in technical and organizational fire protection and emergency preparedness.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Inspections of fire equipment and document these according to established plans
  • Conduct fire protection training and evacuation exercises according to established plans regarding both the internal industrial rescue service and other employees
  • Reporting and investigating fire safety related incidents, accidents, etc.
  • Compile reports on fire protection work to the management, authorities etc.
  • Perform or participate in risk assessments of working methods, equipment, or premises
  • Conduct fire-safety training for contractors and other external partners
  • Establish permits for flammable hot work and supervise that hot work is carried out in accordance with established procedures
  • If necessary, hold the role of superintendent of flammable goods.
  • Organize and lead the internal industrial rescue service so that there is always fire-safety competence on the site available
  • Organize fire drills with the local rescue service and internal industrial rescue services

The person we are looking for is strongly goal oriented, curious and eager to learn. You will get the chance to have a real impact on our success story in Sweden (to start with) and see the results of your work. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen. The Fire Safety Coordinator is a vital member of the team and key to Northvolt's mission to enable the future of energy.

Apply with CV and cover letter or your complete LinkedIn profile.

Full time employment, fixed salary.
Planned starting date is XXX/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


  • Relevant training in technical and organizational fire protection and emergency preparedness
  • Relevant training regarding inspection and maintenance of fire protection equipment
  • Experience from inspection and control of fire protection equipment, such as fire extinguishers, fire alarms, smoke detectors, escape routes etc.
  • Experience of working as a firefighter or industrial rescue service
  • Experience of organizing and leading firefighter or industrial rescue service

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge about SBA (Systematic Fire Prevention Work)
  • Good knowledge about technical solutions and equipment within fire safety and security.
  • Good knowledge about best practices when it comes to emergency response.
  • The ability to communicate guidelines to a multidisciplinary, as well as multinational, workforce is essential.

Personal success factors

  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability
  • Strong verbal, written skills, and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Bold in his/her way of working to create a safe working environment and being a role model

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 was founded in 2016 with the mission to build the world’s greenest battery cell, with a minimal carbon footprint and the highest ambitions for recycling, to enable the European transition to renewable energy. Northvolt’s team of experts is building the next generation battery cell factory focused on process innovation, scale and vertical integration. Once completed, it will be Europe’s largest battery cell factory and produce 32 GWh worth of capacity annually.

The future needs high-quality, green batteries. And it needs lots of them.

We are currently in an exciting fast-growing phase and operate in a busy, fast moving 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 our Gdansk facility 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 battery 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 difference for real. We are a team dedicated to thinking new, working hard and having fun. Join us today!

Niclas Stengård | Hiring Manager

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