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Amgen EH&S Sr. Manager in New Albany, Ohio


If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen, our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of.

EH&S Senior Manager


What you will do

Let’s do this! Let’s change the world!

We are looking for an experienced Environment, Health, Safety & Sustainability Sr. Manager to drive outstanding performance in a diverse manufacturing environment! The primary objectives of this position are to help ensure that the facility, equipment, and procedures are in place to enable a safe start-up of operations. After start-up, this role will be responsible for managing EHS industrial safety & safety programs to ensure safe operations and to help drive an actively caring safety culture.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading key health & safety programs and collaborating with business partners to advance the site’s safety culture and performance.

  • Must have a strong background in all health & safety subject areas and be able to support business partners with input from other EHSS professionals at the site and from within the Amgen EHSS community.

  • Develop, implement and manage assigned programs and act as the site subject matter expert

  • Ensure regulatory compliance for all assigned programs and liaise with regulatory authorities as appropriate

  • Implement robust compliance readiness and internal auditing program for each program

  • Provide regular updates to Global Program owners and EHSS Site Lead on the status of each program

  • Implement safety culture program to integrate health & safety as part of day-to-day business operations.

  • Analyze metrics and establish annual action plans to ensure continuous improvement.

  • Establish and implement risk assessment plans to proactively address risks and ensure that control systems are implemented and maintained.

  • Ensure all changes with potential health & safety impact are assessed and controls are established prior to implementation

  • Ensure all hazards are identified and risks are proactively assessed

  • Establish safe work procedures for hazardous work, including conducting work area inspections

  • Monitor incident trends and conduct incident investigations to implement robust corrective actions to prevent future incidents

  • Ability to partner with and effectively influence staff and management

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of EHS principles and standard methodologies, regulatory standards, and requirements in context of business activities.

  • Advanced expertise is required in several of the following fields to serve as program owner and subject matter authority.

  • Safety Management – Implement a management system which ensures that Safety is a key component of site activities. Implement safety and health standards and provide oversight of safety practices. Influence line management to ensure that Safety is managed by line management as a core skill. Implement CAPA program to ensure actions are taken in a timely manner for effective close out of findings from incidents, risk assessments, inspections and audits.

  • Incident management – Implement injury prevention programs. This includes incident investigation and root cause analysis, to identify and address the underlying causes of incidents and reduce injuries.

  • Risk Management – Implement risk assessment program for various aspects of safety at all levels of the facility.

  • Safety culture programs – Drive the Amgen safety culture program to integrate Safety as part of the day-to-day site operations.

  • Safety Programs - Implement Amgen’s Safety programs and ensure Amgen requirements are followed. For example:

  • Engineering safety – Permit to work, lock-out/tag-out, confined space entry, electrical, pressure, working at heights

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Managing hazardous substances including flammable and combustible materials

  • Industrial hygiene, biosafety and ergonomics

  • Regulations – Implement systems to ensure compliance with applicable Safety regulations.

  • Change agent - Drive health & safety improvement cross functionally through communication with key collaborators and functional peers.

  • Training – Implement Safety and environmental training strategy for Amgen staff & contractors.

  • Strong communication, presentation skills, program development and project management.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software systems.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The outstanding professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability experience


Master’s degree and 6 years of Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability experience


Bachelor’s degree or and 8 years of Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability experience


Associate degree and 10 years of Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability experience


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of Environmental Health, Safety and Sustainability experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a GMP manufacturing environment

Experience managing industrial safety programs during new pharmaceutical facility start-up

Experience performing ergonomic risk assessments

Experience managing emergency action plans and emergency response activities


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization

  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefits

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If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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