Site HSE and Radiation Safety Manager

Aug 24, 2021

Job Description

Thousands of people die of cancer around the world every day. At Advanced Accelerator Applications (AAA), a Novartis company, our mission is to transform lives through radioligand therapy in nuclear medicine to fight several leading types of cancer. How will we continue to be on the cutting edge of medicine?
We believe new groundbreaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.
We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity, and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

The Health and Safety, Environmental, and Radiation Safety Manager is responsible for all HSE compliance aspects of a 24/7 operation of product manufacturing plant and team.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• As a member of the site lead team, lead the creation of an injury-free work environment that protects employees from hazards (including radiation exposure) using a strong hierarchy of controls.
• Drive the implementation and execution of the EHS roadmap defined by AAA, working closely with all functions within the site and broader AAA organization.
• Maintain knowledge of and ensure strict adherence to all regulatory compliance standards applicable to AAA and Novartis including Radiation Safety, Governance, Business Continuity & Emergencies Management and Environmental Health and Safety
• Coordinate timely application and renewals for all required EHS permits to ensure continuous operations, and support all regulatory inspections and audits.
• Serve as the site Radiation Safety Officer and collaborate with the operations and technical teams to safely manage radioactive materials from raw materials to product and waste.

Minimum Requirements

What you'll bring to the role:
- Degree in industrial hygiene, health and safety, engineering, or related field or equivalent relevant experience
- Training and certification in radiation safety - essential
- 5 years’ experience as HSE manager - essential
- 3 years’ experience in radiation safety - this would be a plus
- Experience in managing diverse stakeholders with interpersonal / influencing skills as part of a site leadership team.
- 5 years of experience in HSE management systems in a cGMP environment (background in radiopharmaceuticals, sterile operations, or highly potent materials is an advantage)
- Significant experience building an injury and error-free culture with advanced knowledge of multiple US compliance areas (EPA, OSHA, NRC, etc.)
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