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    Senior Headhunter Raimo Kielinen, tel +358 400 660 746 or by email raimo.kielinen@inhunt.fi

Do you want to make a positive global environmental impact and contribute to achieving our rapid growth ambitions

Spinnova’s mission is to produce the most sustainable textile fibres and materials in the world for the benefit of the environment and humanity. Our goal is to transform the raw material base of the entire global textile industry for the better.

QEHS Manager

Spinnova aims to disrupt the whole textile industry. We have developed a unique technology platform to produce the world’s most sustainable textile fibres, without using any harmful chemicals. We can produce the fibres from multiple raw materials, including wood, and agricultural waste, such as wheat straw, leather waste and textile waste.

We are now looking for QEHS Manager to help us to achieve our mission. We want you to share our passion for sustainability and be excited to join in a company that has the potential to transform the raw material base of the entire global textile industry. 

Based in our headquarters in Jyväskylä, you will be a key member of Spinnova, reporting to our Chief of Operations, and working closely with our management team. As Spinnova is a fast-growing scale-up, you will have the opportunity to grow with the company to maximize your full potential.

In this role you will be:

  • Leading the company’s quality, environment, health, and safety development projects, and their integration in the company operations
  • Ensuring that the Company complies with its regulatory QEHS requirements as a listed company
  • Implementing tools and processes as needed to develop the QEHS function
  • Supporting in other QEHS matters, including official audits, and site inspections.
  • Training employees on QEHS topics
  • Working with external QEHS professionals and officials as needed

To excel in this role, your background should include:

  • Bachelor or Master level Engineering degree education, or similar
  • 7+ years of work experience from process or technology industry
  • Hands on experience from ISO standard based QEHS development projects
  • Solid expertise on QEHS related legislation and regulations
  • Hands on experience from safety walks, site inspections, and official audits

You should have solid experience in some of these topics: 

  • Knowhow in relation to environmental and safety requirements in industry context
  • Knowhow about safety aspects of technology development, and their implementation in process and equipment design
  • Knowhow in relation to the environmental requirements for factory construction and the related development projects
  • Hands-on experience on implementing product safety requirements in production

We also appreciate

  • Experience of official construction permits and the related application processes
  • Experience of recycling and waste management operations and process implementation
  • Knowhow about circular economy

As a person you:

  • Match the team oriented, hands-on Spinnova culture 
  • Have great communication and influencing skills.
  • Have a can-do attitude that is suitable for a dynamic growth company
  • Take initiative, ownership and responsibility for your area AND are willing to support the company’s growth more broadly by working outside of your specific responsibilities
  • Are willing to relocate to Jyväskylä
  • Are fluent in English, both verbally and in writing. Fluency in Finnish in considered an advantage.

For more information, please contact Senior Headhunter Raimo Kielinen (InHunt Group), tel +358 400 660 746 or by sending him an email: raimo.kielinen@inhunt.fi and send your application via link below.

Please apply by 10.12.2021 at the latest.

About Spinnova

Our Mission at Spinnova is to produce the most sustainable textile fibres and materials in the world for the benefit of the environment and humanity. The long-term goal of Spinnova is to transform the raw material base of the entire global textile industry.

 Spinnova has developed a production technology for a transformative new textile fibre (“SPINNOVA® fibre”) which is produced with a sustainable mechanical production process, without any harmful chemicals. Spinnova fibre can be produced from multiple raw materials, including wood and leather waste, and other renewable raw materials such as agricultural, food and beverage industry waste and textile waste. 


Spinnova operates in the textile industry value chain, starting from sustainable raw materials followed by minimum environmental impact fibre process and materials for products that reach consumers. We have established partnerships to commercialize our materials. These include joint ventures with the world’s largest cellulose provider Suzano and KT Trading, the sister company of the shoe manufacturer and retailer ECCO and collaborations with global apparel brands such as adidas, The North Face, Bestseller, and the H&M Group. Our first commercial factory is estimated to begin operations at the end of 2022.

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