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Health & Safety Specialist

Everything we do starts with people.
At Volvo Cars, everything we do starts with people. We care about people, and nothing is more important than their safety and wellbeing. Volvo Cars are strong in health and safety and now we want to take next step to world class.

Are you passionate about health, wellbeing and safety and would like to join us in our wellbeing journey?Then this is a unique career opportunity for you.


About the role
As Health and Safety Specialist - Ergonomist you will be a part of our Volvo Cars Košice plant Health and Safety team.Your role will be to support Plant, Project team and Health & Safety team in the area of health, safety and ergonomics.

The Health and Safety team has the responsibility to secure Volvo Cars Kosice plant prerequisites to fulfill legal compliance and corporate strategic ambitions within work environment, including occupational health, safety and wellbeing program.  .  

Volvo Cars need you to push the boundaries in your area of responsibility, so that we can reach our ambition of being the world’s safest and healthiest workplace for all our employees. 


What you’ll do
•    Conduct ergonomic assessments of workstations, equipment, and processes to identify potential hazards and areas for improvement, following Volvo Cars ergonomic standards and legal requirements
•    Lead local network and drive Volvo Cars process for ergonomics in Kosice plant
•    Participate in Volvo Cars global ergonomic network
•    Learn and take impressions from other plants within Volvo Cars
•    Develop and implement ergonomic solutions to enhance workplace safety, comfort, and efficiency
•    Provide recommendations for workstation design, layout, and equipment selection to prevent musculoskeletal disorders and other ergonomic-related injuries
•    Collaborate with engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to integrate ergonomic principles into workspace design
•    Deliver training sessions and workshops to educate employees on proper ergonomic practices and techniques
•    Stay updated on industry trends, regulations, and best practices in ergonomics to continuously improve processes and solutions
•    Deliver training for employees and leaders on how to use and evaluate ergonomics with Volvos ergonomic assesment tools
•    Support Health and Safety manager, Plant and Project team in other topics related to Health and Safety


Your skills and what you will bring
With global standards and local adaption, we define and implement common policies and strategies for ergonomics, work environment and health services to support Volvo Cars overall People Strategy.
Volvo Cars loves to drive the safety agenda. We constantly ask ourselves how we can improve our ergonomics, health and safety.
We believe that you also are asking these questions, and more, you deliver solutions that stakeholders with other skills than yours will appreciate. 

For us in this role it is important that you have a passion for Health and Safety and Ergonomics. You are a true team player who collaborates across teams, levels and locations. You are a self-starter that thrives in a fast-paced environment. 


Required qualifications
•    Documented qualifications in the Health & Safety area or closely related areas of expertise
•    Knowledge of Slovakian legislation in the field of health, safety, work environment and ergonomics
•    Proved Industry experiences and experiences in the area of Ergonomics
•    Passion for Wellbeing, Health and Safety
•    Proactivity and continuous improvement mindset
•    Ability to work independently as well as in team
•    Ability to think and act operationally 
•    Communication and presenting skills 
•    Fluent in English and Slovak, both written and spoken


Where you’ll be

You will be based at Volvo Cars’ Kosice plant in Slovakia.


What We Offer You

We offer you a clear purpose and empowerment from day one, continuous feedback, learning and growth, a dynamic and respectful work environment that promotes work life balance, and a competitive compensation and benefits package including pension, insurances, flexible working, regular salary revisions and possible promotions – all in line with your results, performance and potential.


How to learn more and apply?
Does this sound like your next challenge? Are you eager to join us? Then apply via the link in the advert with an attached CV in English. Once you receive a confirmation email from the system, your application will be acknowledged.

Please note that due to GDPR we cannot accept applications through e-mail. We run interviews continuously, so don’t wait to apply!

Salary for this position starting from 2.200 EUR, per month,gross.

The salary amount represents the minimum guaranteed amount of the basic salary component applicable to the job. Final salary is negotiable and will be adjusted in accordance with seniority level and previous experience of candidate. In addition to the monthly salary, there is also a 13th salary paid in an aliquot amount and a performance bonus depending on the company's financial results and individual performance.

Warm welcome with your application!

Who are we?
Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world.

Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.



Kosice, SK, 040 01

Job requisition ID:  71178

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