Safety Engineer

Grenoble, France

Job summary

Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL)
Education, Science
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

The Safety Group, comprising a head of group and 2 engineers, is responsible for the safety of the 500 members of the ILL staff, of the Institute's 1500 annual users, and of its service suppliers.

The safety engineers report directly to the Head of the Safety Group. The engineer recruited will work within the team on the following:
- Preventive measures and controls in the safety domain, such as:proposing general health and safety instructions and procedures to be followed,
- producing the associated documentation (work authorisation forms, occupational hazard and exposure sheets, workstation risk analyses, risk prevention plans, accident analyses, single assessment documents, etc.) both for ILL operations and work performed by outside contractors,
- checking that the measures are applied, via visits and audits,
- advising senior management on the legal and regulatory measures applicable, and monitoring changes in regulations and standards.
- Needs assessment and provision of information, awareness-raising and training.
- Safety studies for jobsites, new instruments and ILL experiments.
- Liaising with the CSSCT [Commissions Santé, Sécurité et Conditions de Travail] (statistics, annual health and safety report) and assistance in the liaison with external agencies (labour inspectorate, inspection bodies, etc.).
- Providing assistance in the organisation of emergency response operations in the event of an accident, and in the preparation, conducting and assessment of safety drills.
- Managing dangerous non-radioactive waste and material (transport, recovery, elimination, reporting).
- Preparation and follow-up of statutory inspections (electrical equipment, lifting gear, pressure vessels, etc.).
- Managing equipment containing refrigeration fluids and fluorinated greenhouse gases as the process manager.

Your profile
- Level 7 qualification (Master's degree or equivalent) in QHSE or similar.
- At least 5 years' experience in a similar post.
- Excellent writing skills in French.
- Familiarity with nuclear installations and/or radioactivity would be an advantage.
- You are independent, methodical, and meticulous in your work
- Good team spirit is indispensable.
- Good command of written and spoken English.

What we offer
Quality of life
A hub for research and technology, the city of Grenoble is ideally located in the heart of the French Alps (just 3 hours from Paris/Provence by train, 1 hour from Lyon international airport and 1 ½ hours from Geneva). It is important for us that our staff achieve a healthy work-life balance. We therefore offer home working (under certain conditions), generous annual paid leave entitlement and a host of other benefits that you will discover when you arrive!

We guarantee you a secure position in a multicultural scientific environment

We offer generous social benefits (expatriation allowance, excellent health cover), moving and relocation assistance (under certain conditions) and an annual productivity bonus. We also offer language courses for you and your partner and subsidies for the use of public transport and the staff canteen, as well as for holidays and a variety of cultural and sports activities.

Sounds interesting?
Then why not take your next career step with us by applying online - preferably in English - via our career portal by 22/01/2023, quoting reference number 22/44. Please note that all applicants are subject to administrative screening. For this post, medical fitness for work under ionising radiation is required. We are committed to equal opportunities and diversity and therefore welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates.

Institut Laue-Langevin (ILL) - operates Europe's leading research facility for basic research with neutrons in Grenoble (France). The passion for progress and technology unites us and makes innovation in science and research possible every day. Let's work together to change our society and our world for the

Return to previous page