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Health and 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 two Health & Safety Coordinators 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.

Our safety team consist of our BAS-U and our Health Safety Environment (HSE) Controllers. We need to extend the the team to make sure everybody is safe and keep developing a great safety culture.

The Health and Safety Coordinator will together with BAS-U, plan, coordinate and conducting safety inspections and identify workplace hazards and correct them before they cause accidents, sometimes together with HSE Controller. Health and Safety Coordinators will help the HSE Controllers, to determine whether any employees are using unsafe safety practices and may need more training.

The work is performed in seven-day shifts, where you work "back to back" with a colleague. The working hours will be in the afternoon/evening.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting and coaching of managers and other functions with work environment responsibility.
  • Monitor compliance and identify safety issues. Support to perform risk assessments.
  • Work systematically and preventively to integrate work environment into culture and leadership, further development of our Health & Safety culture.
  • Checking barriers/fences around dangerous areas.
  • Performs inspections regarding fire and safety risks or hazards and recommends corrective action. Giving permit and controlling hot work.
  • Control of emergency and HSE equipment.
  • Perform checks to ensure that machines and equipment have been inspected, have the correct marking, as well that personal has right PPE and permits to use them (eg Sky-lift, fall protection, etc.).
  • Work with contractors to ensure that all Equipment Risk Assessments and Job Hazard Analysis are completed and up to date.
  • HSE coordinator also ensure that safety-related training records, accident reports and other documents are completed.
  • Site HSE Coordinator can act as a team leader for all safety/Environmental Controllers.

The person we are looking for is strongly structured, curious and a great communicator. 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 Health and Safety Coordinator is a vital member of the Construction 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 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


  • Occupational Safety and Health - Higher education or equivalent skills acquired by experience
  • Proven experience as safety coordinator or similar
  • Working knowledge of and experience with workplace health and safety legislation, rules, regulations and reporting processes
  • Good knowledge of risk assessment
  • Experience from construction or industry
  • Experience in machine safety and lifting devices such as lifting cranes, lifts and traverses.

Specific skills (eg specific programmes, languages, certifications etc)

  • Driver's licence for car
  • Approved certificate for Hot Work
  • Certification to drive wheel loaders, skylift and scaffolding is an advantage
  • Fluent in Swedish, as well as English. Additional language is an advantage
  • Proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and email software

Personal success factors

  • Strong interest in occupational health and safety
  • With a keen eye for detail, they identify potentially dangerous situations and take decisive action to prevent them.
  • Assertive, self-confident and diligent with an analytical mind
  • A natural problem solver who are comfortable handling conflict and can manage violations of health and safety rules efficiently and effectively
  • Excellent organizational and motivational skills
  • Happy and self-driven. Responsible, structured, enterprising and goal oriented
  • Can work outdoor all year long, sometime at high altitude and in tight spaces

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 two gigafactories: Northvolt Ett in Skellefteå, Sweden, and Northvolt Zwei in Salzgitter, Germany. 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.

Join us today. Together, let’s enable the future of energy!

Simon Stenberg | Hiring Manager

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