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Environment, Health & Safety

Global Product Safety Manager

Are you an inclusive leader always striving to move forward and improve people, processes and products? Then this might be the perfect opportunity for you!

At Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions we’re now looking for a Global Product Safety Manager for our Stationary Crushing and Screening Divisions. Welcome to a key role in ensuring the safety and compliance of products engineered and manufactured for customers in the mining and infrastructure industry. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

About your job
In this position, you’re responsible for developing and implementing robust product safety strategies, policies and procedures to support the business in ensuring compliance with the highest standards of safety and regulatory compliance across global markets. You remain up-to-date on global safety and sustainability regulations and standards – implementing the integration of these requirements into the product development lifecycle. By ensuring a robust risk management framework and process is implementing for new and existing products, you support the relevant teams, as required, to identify and manage potential safety hazards and sustainability requirements.

In this role, you will also:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop and implement effective product safety mitigation strategies.
  • Lead and participate in product safety and compliance risk assessments.
  • Develop and implement product testing processes to ensure adherence to safety standards.
  • Support and participate in the investigation and analysis of product safety incidents, identifying root causes and implementing corrective actions.
  • Ensure ongoing compliance with regional and international product safety and sustainability regulations.
  • Develop and deliver training programs to internal teams on product safety and sustainability protocols and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in product safety and sustainability.

This position is based in Svedala, Sweden or Perth, Australia or flexible within Europe and we offer the opportunity to combine on-site and remote work. The role includes time zone adaptation over time and travel to Sandvik Sites globally over 30 days per year.

Your profile
We’re looking for a passionate collaborator with a degree in Engineering, Safety Management or a related field, combined with solid experience in product safety management – including the machinery directives, preferably applicable to Stationary Crushing and Screening divisions’ offering and geographies. This role requires a product safety professional who can convert regulatory compliance to applied practical solutions, ensuring the safety and compliance of our products. You have in-depth knowledge of product safety standards, regulations and best practices in the mining industry, as well as an understanding of product development processes, materials and manufacturing methods. A passion for the integration of sustainable solutions in our product design and manufacturing is highly regarded. We operate in a global setting, which calls for fluency in both verbal and written English.

As a leader, you’re capable of driving change, influencing safety-conscious behavior across the organization, and making informed decisions under pressure. With your excellent communication skills, you can effectively convey complex product safety concepts to a diverse audience and collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders. Your analytical- and problem-solving abilities enable you to assess and mitigate safety risks effectively.

Our culture

At Sandvik, we’re tech driven, innovative and entrepreneurial. We believe that success is a team effort so we value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture where people can be themselves and reach their full potential. So, we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our differences. Visit our stories hub, LinkedIn or Facebook to get to know us further.

Contact information

For further information about this position, please contact Poonam Allwright, recruitment manager, +61 409 422 787, poonam.allwright@sandvik.com

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If applying in Sweden, please note:

Union contacts

  • Mårten Lindberg, Unionen, +46 (0)76 111 03 36
  • Riccardo Repetto, Akademikerföreningen, +46 (0)40 409 394
  • Michael Wicktor-Ohlsson, Ledarna, +46 (0)70 251 44 57

Recruitment Specialist: Ulrika Gruffman

How to apply

This recruitment has an ongoing selection process, please send your application as soon as possible, but no later than August 15th, 2024. Click apply and include your resume and cover letter in English. Please note that we don’t accept applications by e-mail. Job ID: R0067825.

At Sandvik, we value a healthy work-life balance and will be away on summer vacation. Therefore, it can be difficult to reach us, and the recruitment process might take longer than usual.

As we aim for a fair recruitment process, we utilize assessment tools to safeguard objectivity. When you apply for this job, you will therefore receive an invitation via email to a personality and logic ability test. Feedback comes immediately after the test has been completed and the selection process begins after the application deadline.

To learn more about our recruitment process, please visit our career site or contact HR Services at hrservices.sweden.@sandvik.com.

Sandvik Rock Processing Solutions is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a leading supplier of equipment, tools, parts, service and solutions for processing rock and minerals in the mining and infrastructure industries. Application areas include crushing and screening, breaking and demolition. In 2023 , sales were approximately 11.5 billion SEK with about 2,900 employees.

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