Safety Specialist (80 -100%)

Ready to join a team of visionaries who is dedicated to solving one of humankind’s greatest challenges?

Get to know Climeworks

Climeworks removes CO₂ from the air to fight global warming and protect future generations to come.

We develop, build and operate direct air capture (DAC) machines which capture CO₂ directly from the air. The captured carbon dioxide can either be recycled and reused as a raw material or completely removed from the air by safely storing it underground, permanently.

Founded by engineers, Christoph Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher, Climeworks was built with a mission to inspire 1 billion people to remove CO₂ from the air, and is now the leader in carbon removal technology.

A true climate pioneer, Climeworks is featured as a TIME100 Influential Company 2022 and Global Cleantech 100 Company 2022, driving a revolutionary technology engineered to solve the most pressing issue of our time.

We foster a dynamic environment and are building a global purpose driven team. We are looking for disruptive thinkers, passionate achievers and inspiring leaders that are ready to take on the world’s greatest challenge.

Will you join us? 

Your mission

Job description
  • Your mission at Climeworks is to further develop and implement occupational safety policies and programs.
  • You are advising throughout Climeworks on a broad range of occupational safety topics (for example, noise, hazardous substances, machine safety).
  • You conduct risk assessments and enforce preventative measures.
  • You inspect premises and the work of personnel to identify possible issues or non-conformities by completing audits at location.
  • You support the investigation of relevant near misses and incidents which cause injury and implement countermeasures.
  • You conduct industry standard trainings and create training modules to train all Climeworkers on occupational safety topics.

Your story

  • You are a qualified safety practitioner in Switzerland or equivalent. Additional compliance specific certificates or accreditations such as ISO 45001 are a plus.
  • You have 3-5 years professional work experience in a similar role.
  • You have extensive knowledge in a broad range of safety topics and bring experience in designing and implementing safety processes and frameworks.
  • You lead by example, are an excellent listener and have good communication skills.
  • You are fluent in English and willing to travel for your mission.

What we offer:

A flat organization, a wonderful team, an improvement-oriented approach and a scale-up venture with an innovative technology.

Have we caught your interest? Apply now by filling in the online application form and uploading your complete dossier to our careers portal: We are looking forward to meeting you!

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