Cerilliant Corporation Senior Laboratory Safety Specialist in Billerica, Massachusetts

Your role:

Primarily responsible for overseeing and ensuring compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulations with laboratory operations conducting research with hazardous chemicals and biohazardous materials.

Specific tasks include:

  • Manage the laboratory audit program ensuring that preventive and corrective actions are taken.
  • Coordinate and lead the Chemical and Biological Safety Committees.
  • Coordinate the Institutional Biological Safety Committee.
  • Develop, modify and implement annual laboratory safety refresher trainings.
  • Manage compliance of the Radiation Safety program ensuring staff conduct weekly wipe test surveys, audits, and recordkeeping.
  • Provide safety support to the vivarium facility including reviewing and approving of protocols to ensure safe and compliant operations.
  • Maintain all applicable recordkeeping including: training records, permitting, and occupational health records.
  • Complete thorough documented investigations of near misses, injuries, and other safety or environmental related incidents.
  • Support new employee health and safety orientation by providing safety training programs to new employees and contractors.
  • Support environmental compliance programs such as hazardous waste management and sustainability.
  • Support EHS Department on Lab Safety matters as needed.
  • Act as liaison between R&D; staff and EHS Department.
  • Support metrics reporting and communications back to team and the business.
  • Support EHS Department and Senior Manager EHS as needed with operational and compliance support of other Environmental Health and Safety programs including, but not limited to:
  • Facilities Safety, Fall Protection, Confined Space, LOTO, Fire Safety
  • ISO 14001, SPCC, Waste Management, Industrial Wastewater
  • Construction Safety, Contractor Safety
  • OSHA 300

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Science, Environmental, Health & Safety, or Engineering field required; Safety or Environmental certifications, a plus.
  • A plus if trained in IATA, Radiation Safety, MA Industrial Wastewater Licensed, Industrial Hygiene
  • Completed and current with: OSHA Haz WOPER, RCRA, DOT Haz-Mat, First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Minimum of 4 years of direct Laboratory Safety experience including biological safety operations in a laboratory setting and Environmental Health & Safety experience in biotech/pharmaceuticals research with excellent analytical, problem solving and response management skills
  • Working knowledge of federal, state and local laboratory safety regulations and lab operations.
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in implementing and maintaining effective programs including Biological Safety (BL1 & BL2), Chemical Safety, and Hazardous Waste management.

Job Requisition ID: 179650

Location: Billerica

Career Level: D - Professional (4-9 years)

Working time model: full-time