Safety Officer

  • Regular/Permanent
  • USA / Texas
  • Telework not possible

Welcome to Orano Med

Orano Med is at the forefront of research in nuclear medicine and is developing new therapies against cancer. Based on its unique expertise in the production of lead-212 (Pb-212) and radiolabeling technologies, Orano Med is developing innovative radioligand therapies which consist of selectively destroying cancer cells while limiting the impact on surrounding healthy cells.
With a solid portfolio of molecules in development capable of targeting various forms of cancer, and a reliable supply chain for Pb-212, Orano Med aims to become a leader in targeted alpha therapies, in particular for patients with currently unmet medical needs.

Job description

The Safety Officer manages the Radiation Safety, Chemical Safety, and Environmental Health & Safety programs and serves as the subject matter expert for safety regulations impacting the various departments.  Duties include developing policies and procedures in accordance with applicable regulatory entities.

Primary Job Duties: 

Radiation Safety Officer

  • Formulates, prepares, and implements the Radiation Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • Implements the Radiation Worker Training program and provides Radiation protection oversight.
  • Trains employees on radiation safety procedures.
  • Reviews and maintains historical record of area surveys.
  • Tracks, trends and reports radiation exposure of employees and area radiation surveys.
  • Manages employee radiation exposure badges and electronic dosimeters
  • Maintains inventory of radioactive materials (RAM), RAM receipt documentation, RAM shipping documentation and usage logs.
  • Performs periodic equipment and sealed source checks to comply with applicable regulations.
  • Regularly inspects facility and audits practices for radiation safety compliance, addressing any concerns promptly.
  • Maintains DOT and Hazmat certification for compliance with radioactive material shipments – domestic and international.

Chemical Safety Officer

  • Formulates, prepares and implements the Chemical Hygiene Plan to ensure regulatory compliance as mandated by local, state, and federal agencies.
  • Formulates, prepares and implements chemical safety policies / programs such as proper chemical inventory, labeling & storage procedures, chemical material disposal, and chemical implications for fire protection.
  • Ensures proper chemical or hazmat spill preparedness & clean-up supplies are kept in stock.
  • Conducts routine and follow-up chemical safety and hazard inspections throughout the facility ensuring adherence to established procedures and proper operation of chemical hoods, eyewashes, safety showers and other emergency equipment.
  • Responds to emergency situations involving hazardous materials, or fire and smoke incidents; prepares reports of findings and submits recommendations.
  • Analyzes chemical accident and incident reports for trends; makes recommendations for correcting unsafe conditions and actions.

Environmental Health & Safety Officer

  • Develop, manage & maintain the Environmental Protection, Safety, and Health plan.
  • Perform process, jobs, and work site hazards analysis and reviews, and define the hazards controls to be integrated during planning activities, and implemented during process development, work instructions development, and work execution.
  • Monitor and evaluate activities and work areas, and address safety issues and concerns with employees; provide feedback into the work processes of issues observed.
  • Capture and report safety incident notifications, investigations, and the root cause.
  • Track and report company Safety Key Performance Indicators.
  • Maintain continuous improvement of the the Company's Safety Culture.

Our Full-Time Benefits

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance – with generous employer contributions 
  • 401(k) with employer matching and contribution amounts 
  • Life insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance provided by the company  
  • Generous Paid Time Off and holiday schedules 
  • Numerous Training and Development opportunities 
  • and more…   

Ideal qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree (in Chemistry preferred)
  • Certified Radiation Safety Officer (RSO) or equivalent certification preferred
  • 3 years experience as Safety Officer

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of implementing experience with Radiation, Chemical and Health safety programs based on regulatory requirements and standards.
  • OSHA 300 reporting and accident investigations
  • Knowledge of reporting needs relative to regulatory requirements (EHS & Nuclear Safety)
  • Experience with shipping and receiving radioactive materials.
  • Experience in writing procedures and other associated documentation in accordance with federal and state regulations and company practices.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, and Power Point
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong training and motivation skills.
  • Strong organization skills and ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Safety Officer

Ref: 2024-16266

Regular/Permanent

Plano

Orano Med is at the forefront of research in nuclear medicine and is developing new therapies against cancer. Based on its unique expertise in the production of lead-212 (Pb-212) and radiolabeling technologies, Orano Med is developing innovative radioligand therapies which consist of selectively destroying cancer cells while limiting the impact on surrounding healthy cells. With a solid portfolio of molecules in development capable of targeting various forms of cancer, and a reliable supply chain for Pb-212, Orano Med aims to become a leader in targeted alpha therapies, in particular for patients with currently unmet medical needs.

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