Health and Safety Officer

Oss | Health & Safety Specialist | Microbiology | Biosafety | GMO | ML2 | 1044090

Your new role
We are searching for a motivated Health and Safety officer to join MSD Oss. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing Microbiology and AVA. They will also be responsible for Inventory Hazardous Substances (IGS), evaluating biosafety risks, supervising management of changes (MoC) on site. In addition, performing the RI&E and RAM for the department, as well as assigning and checking EHS training and preparing and overseeing the site bio-risk management programme. Furthermore, this person will ensure all training programs in the field of (bio)safety are compliant and adjusts them if they are not. They will also serve as a member of the site biosafety committee, helping to identify, evaluate and define controls of potential biohazards, including storage, handling and disposal as needed. Finally, you will support program management, development, implementation and compliance verification.

What you'll need to succeed
BSc in Life Sciences with some experience working with Biosafety, GMOs and safety aspects in a microbiology lab. Ideally this person would have 2+ years previous working experience in an ML2 environment. We are open to consider less depending on experience. Good communication skills in English and Dutch required as a lot of the documents are in Dutch and a good command is required. In addition, sufficient knowledge of MS Office programs is also needed.

Your new company
MSD is a leading company in global biopharmaceuticals with a diverse portfolio of prescription medicines, oncology, vaccines and animal health products. With 69,000 employees operating in more than 140 countries, MSD offers state-of-the-art laboratories, plants and offices that are designed to Inspire their employees as we learn, develop and grow.

In Oss, there are two large production sites that are formerly known as Organon. The first location, Biotech Operations, produces novel biologic active ingredients (“drug substance”). Their activities are split between USP (cell culturing/microbiology in bioreactors up to 22.000 liters) and DSP (filtration and purification of product).The other location, Pharmaceutical Operations, focuses on the production, packaging and distribution of various end products (tablets and injectables) and birth control products.

What you'll get in return
Hays Detachering | This is a project that will start with a contract for 12 months through Hays. Extension to stay within the department is anticipated. At this position, you will get a competitive salary and your travel expenses are covered.

What you need to do now
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Job Type
Scientific and R&D
Life Sciences
Competitive Salary + Travel Expenses covered

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Eibhlin Hanlon, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Amsterdam
Hays Amsterdam, H.J.E. Wenckebachweg 210

Telephone: 0615868143