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Posted on 30th August 2018

General Coordinating Expert

Netherlands
EHS
Permanent

Summary of Position

As a General Coordinating Expert – Algemeen Coordinerend Deskundige (ACD), you are responsible for formulating, implementing and implementing the radiation safety and radiation hygiene policy in order to ensure compliance with the Nuclear Energy Act, the Decree on Basic Safety Standards for Radiation Protection and the applicable licences within the framework of the Nuclear Energy Act.

Essential Functions

  • You give functional leadership to the Radiation Safety team consisting of the appointed Coordinating Experts (working in various departments within the organisation) and a number of employees of the Environment, Health & Safety department.
  • Have discussions with national and municipal authorities, inspectors (internal and external), the radiation physician and TNO about changes in legislation, permits, etc. and assess the consequences for the EHS policy.
  • Formulate your policy proposals with regard to radiation safety and radiation hygiene in accordance with the Nuclear Energy Act (KEW), the permit granted and the company strategy (Dutch and English). You will ensure integral coordination of this policy with regard to the environment, working conditions and conventional safety. You motivate and substantiate the policy in the Management Team and then develop it into concrete procedures and measures.
  • You are responsible for shaping and maintaining an efficient radiation protection organisation including the role and responsibilities of the Coordinating Experts.
  • You will evaluate various procedures, company regulations, projects, plans etc. due to radiation related matters. In addition, you carry out internal audits and coordinate external audits, and determine the follow-up actions based on the results.
  • Supervise compliance with the provisions of internal permissions, procedures and (work) instructions and carry out your incident investigation using the available analysis method(s). You intervene in the event of emergencies by rejecting and/or stopping work, processes and installations and report your decisions and deviations to the Managing Director;
  • Advise your departments on the application of the radiation safety and radiation hygiene policy in cooperation with the Coordinating Experts and give you training and information.
  • Take care of the administration and reports arising from the obligations in the applicable permits and draw up the annual report on radiation protection. You are responsible for periodic reports to supervisory authorities and participate in the (national) user group of the Electronic Nuclear Energy Act file.
  • Finally, responsible for keeping the KEW permits up to date. You facilitate and report any necessary changes to the permits and maintain contacts with the licensing and supervisory authorities.

Requirements

As an ACD, you have completed a HBO or WO course in a technical, scientific, chemical or physical direction. In addition, you are:

  • In possession of a good dose of persuasion in which you motivate people to take the advice and decisions that are necessary to come and stay in compliance;
  • a team player with excellent social and communication skills, strong in networking and in planning and organising your work;
  • enthusiastic, creative, driven, honest, stress-resistant and customer-oriented and friendly;
  • flexible within responsible limits, but if necessary you must also tenaciously implement (policy) changes in radiation safety and radiation hygiene;
  • Prepared to take action outside regular working hours if the business situation demands it.

We offer you

  • the possibility of making a recognizable contribution to the results of the company with an excellent reputation in the market;
  • A 38-hour working week with pay depending on your age, education and experience. The fringe benefits are excellent. Curium offers study and travel expenses and participation in a pension scheme.

Location Profile

Curium is a leading, global manufacturer and distributor of medical isotopes, with its headquarters in France. The company in its current form originated in the beginning of 2017, after a merger between IBA Molecular in France and the nuclear medicine business of Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals with headquarters in the US.

1600 employees work at many operational and commercial Curium locations and provide over 14 million patients per year with diagnostic and therapeutic solutions. The products are shipped to 6000 customers in 70 countries, in particular to Nuclear Medicine departments in hospitals. As such, Curium is the world’s largest supplier of medical isotopes. Curium’s core values are integrity, commitment and collaboration.

The Curium facility in Petten, on the coast of North-Holland, employs over 330 employees. Beside radioactive medical isotopes, also non-radioactive products are manufactured. In the hospitals, medical isotopes are usually labeled with non-radioactive carriers, which takes the isotope to the targeted tissue, organ or cell type in the human body. This way, the radioactive substance is carried to the suspected area in the human body.  The Petten facility has a focus on continuous improvement and innovation, supported by a multitude of improvement initiatives and projects.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Curium is an equal opportunity employer.  All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

Apply

Are you interested in this position? Mail your motivation with curriculum vitae in Dutch to the Human Resources department for the attention of Jacqueline Bakker (jacqueline.bakker@curiumpharma.com).

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