Safety and security officer
University of Luxembourg
Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg
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About the University

The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .

It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

It s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

Within the University, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) is a highly interdisciplinary research centre (IC), integrating experimental biology and computational biology approaches in order to develop the foundation of a future predictive, preventive and personalized medicine.

The new team member will take care of and support the lab team in chemical risk management and lab safety aspects. Other activities include the support of the quality organisation based on her / his experience and set of competencies.

The EHS officer will contribute to provide a safe and efficient lab environment to the researchers as well as provide general support for the laboratory.

He / She will work under the supervision of the LCSB Q&EHS team leader.

Main activities :

In close collaboration with lab staff members, the LCSB support team, and in compliance with the law, contribute to Q&EHS management system :

  • Give safety trainings (Example : lab safety, chemical & biological spill training, emergency trainings ). Develop Q&EHS trainings and to support the training organisation
  • Responsible for Access management approval and follow-up
  • Approve order for dangerous goods and perform chemical risk assessment. Maintain and up-date documentation in the chemical software management system
  • Perform measurements for chemical exposure
  • Give support to ensure appropriate lab waste management
  • Responsible for biological sample shipment and transport’s documentation (ADR)
  • Perform intervention on the floor in case of chemical or biological spill in the laboratory.
  • Contribute to the development and deployment of EHS strategy, policy, forms, standards, dashboards and tools
  • Write (as author) EHS SOPs of the LCSB; approve (as EHS Officer) SOPs written by LCSB employees
  • Support lab safety organisation and contribute to EHS risk assessment. Propose and contribute to development of corrective and preventive actions to ensure safety improvement
  • Perform periodic inspections to ensure Q&EHS laboratory standards are applied. Participate to investigation of lab accident / incident / near-misses.
  • Identify and develop appropriate corrective actions.

  • Closely collaborate with the University’s EHS coordinator and other central services to provide an efficient and safe working environment.
  • Daily safety and quality practices awareness enforcement
  • Identify risks; analyse problems / deviations / complaints in order to identify root cause and to set up appropriate actions;
  • identify needs for training, contribute to develop trainings for the lab team

  • Based on her / his set of competencies provide general support for the laboratory and the support team as well as contribute to continuous improvement at LCSB
  • In Short

  • Contract Type : Fixed Term Contract 12 Month (replacement for maternity and parental leave)
  • Work Hours : Full Time 40.0 Hours per Week
  • Location : Belval
  • Job Reference : UOL03635
  • Further Information

    Applications should be submitted online and include :

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover letter
  • Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception.

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