Are you looking to be part of a game-changing organization that is helping thousands of patients across the country every day? NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is seeking individuals with a pro-active, collaborative, can-do mindset to join our rapidly growing team in Beloit, WI.
NorthStar develops, manufactures, and distributes radioisotopes used daily for patients needing medically important diagnostic imaging tests. Using novel and advanced technologies, NorthStar will scale-up production over the coming months and years and intends to become the industry’s market leader.
Innovative technology, opportunities for career advancement, and competitive compensation are just the beginning. NorthStar offers health and life insurance, 401K match, paid holidays, and paid time off, and all NorthStar employees are eligible on day one for our annual bonus and equity incentive plans.
The Safety Specialist is responsible for developing and maintaining industrial and laboratory best practice safety programs and processes associated with producing and processing Mo-99 for NorthStar’s customers at all facilities. This position will be responsible for maintaining strict compliance with OSHA and other applicable regulatory requirements. The Safety Specialist is a key member of a Safety Team that includes health physics, safety, industrial hygiene, and environmental talent, and has primary responsibility for implementation and maintenance of general safety and industrial hygiene programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain and develop safety programs and processes to protect NorthStar personnel and meet or exceed all OSHA and other applicable regulatory requirements.
- Perform and document all required program inspections and reviews; document and follow up all improvements and corrective actions.
- Develop and provide required safety-related training for NorthStar employees and contractors, and ensure all regulatory requirements associated with Hazard Communication are maintained.
- Perform and document hazard analyses and safety assessments for projects and processes.
- Evaluate equipment, systems, and processes for industrial hazards; including noise, respiratory, confined space, electrical, and other hazards.
Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Engineering, or Physical Science and five or more years experience as part of a comprehensive Occupational Safety Program, preferably in a highly technical manufacturing environment, including control of exposure to hazardous materials and environments, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certified Safety Professional (CSP) qualification is a plus.
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is headquartered in Beloit, Wis. This location is our primary manufacturing site and accommodates all of our corporate functions. Beloit has small city charm, with a lively and renovated downtown, yet is also close to cities such as Madison, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Rockford.
Beloit is a part of the larger South Central Wisconsin/Northern Illinois region, which offers residents and visitors alike a unique blend of urban opportunities and rural, natural beauty. The area, therefore, offers collections of natural, educational, artistic, and historical attractions alongside a wide variety of sporting and social opportunities. There are several cities and many towns within a reasonable commute of Beloit, which offer a wide choice of residential styles and a large number of school district choices for those considering relocation.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume to [email protected] with the position title in the subject line.
NorthStar Medical Radioisotopes is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Safety Specialist – 1800 Gateway Blvd. Beloit, WI 53511