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Machine Safety and CE-marking Specialist (m/f/d) - Germany

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

Northvolt has an exciting job offer for a Machine Safety and CE-marking Specialist (m/f/d) to join our passionate engineering team in Braunschweig.

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 Machine Safety and CE-marking Specialist (m/f/d) will be responsible for ensuring CE-marking of all Northvolt automated manufacturing and material handling equipment. The equipment are delivered turn-key and you are coordinating all CE activities internally as well as with external suppliers, engineering integrators, councils etc, to ensure a safe working environment. You should have a solid engineering background and in depth knowledge from equipment design phase through to commissioning new equipment.

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

In general you have a long experience from Safety and CE-marking of equipment and machinery and have been 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.

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.
  • Implement the process plan and establish processes for metrics and goals.
  • Work in close cooperation and set up interfaces successful alignment with construction, environmental, supply-chain and other work streams.
  • FATs, installations, commissioning, SATs and improvements.
  • Sustain and improve process yield.
  • Become the go-to-person for your process step.
  • Establish process metrics and goals.
  • Finalize the process windows and DFMEA with RD and QA team.

The Person (m/f/d) we are looking for is a team player, curious and eager to learn and to develop the process and its colleagues. Our organization requires and values great self-discipline and a natural talent to make things happen.

Apply with CV and cover letter in English or your complete LinkedIn profile. Full time employment, fixed salary.

Work with great people


Skills & Requirements


  • BSc or MSc in mechanical engineering, industrial engineering or similar.
  • 5-10+ years working experience in Machine Safety and CE-marking.
  • Safety legislation, CE directive, Swedish legislation and European legislation.
  • Formal CE-marking training.
  • Experience from working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience and interest in manufacturing industry.
  • Successful track record of scaling manufacturing assets in a fast growing environment ideally in the food, paper, steel or pharma industry.
  • ATEX experience and understanding is a plus.

Specific Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent German and English written and oral skills, Swedish is a plus.
  • Highly organized and result-driven.
  • Proactive and goes beyond expectations.
  • Exceptionally good negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Has a “can do” attitude and an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Ability to work under high pressure and tight deadlines, excellent time management.
  • 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.
  • Passionate and purpose driven - we enable the future of energy.

Great Place to Work

  • World leading technique

  • Top specialists as team peers

  • International environment

  • Start-up possibilities

  • Wellness Grant

  • Newly renovated office in city center.

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.

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 and Northvolt Zwei in Germany.

The Northvolt–Volkswagen Group joint venture is establishing a gigafactory in Salzgitter, Germany. Northvolt Zwei takes its design from the Northvolt blueprint for battery manufacturing developed for Northvolt Ett. Start of construction is planned for 2021 and start of operations beginning of 2024. Initial annual output will be at least 16 GWh.​

André Hellström | Hiring Manager

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