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Amgen Director, Environmental Health & Safety - Manufacturing and Clinical Supply (MCS) in Thousand Oaks, California


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.

Director, Environmental Health & Safety - Manufacturing and Clinical Supply (MCS)


What you will do

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. Amgen is searching for a Director, Environment, Health, Safety, and Sustainability (EHSS) within the Manufacturing and Clinical Supply (MCS) in Thousand Oaks, CA to drive safe, compliant, and sustainable operations. Director EHSS is an excellent opportunity for a creative problem solver to craft EHSS processes within MCS for years to come. This role will provide the candidate with opportunities to collaborate with staff and leaders in EHSS, Manufacturing, Facilities and Engineering, Process Development, Quality, and Clinical Supply as well as the MFG EHSS network. The successful candidate will contribute to broader EHSS initiatives as a member of the EHSS Global leadership team as well as deliver results through influence and communicating effectively with clients.

In this vital role, you will direct a team of EHSS professionals to implement the overall EHSS management program and interact with MCS leadership to:

  • Integrate EHSS management system, environmental sustainability, and actively caring principles into bio-manufacturing processes

  • Develop multi-year strategic EHSS plan and implement through goals and other performance objectives

  • Conduct and mature governance processes with MCS management to drive continuous improvements

  • Facilitate and drive active caring culture across the organization

  • Analyze, recommend, and implement performance improvement opportunities which are data drive and science-based

  • Provide oversight of EHSS program requirements, practices, and processes to ensure key standards are met and maintained.

  • Influence and support line management to ensure that EHSS performance is appropriately managed


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The EHSS professional we seek is a self-starter with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Doctorate degree & 4 years of EHSS experience OR

  • Master’s degree & 8 years of EHSS experience OR

  • Bachelor’s degree & 10 years of EHSS experience AND

  • 4 years of managerial experience directly handling people and/or leadership experience leading teams, projects, programs, or advising the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in environment, safety, industrial hygiene, technical, scientific, or engineering or equivalent experience

  • Advanced degree strongly preferred

  • 12+ years of experience developing and implementing EHSS programs within a biotechnology/pharmaceutical company

  • Extensive applied knowledge and understanding of EHSS principles and practices, regulatory standards, and requirements in the context of business activities

  • Strong leadership engagements and team building, strong communication and executive influencing skills, proactive, self-starting, program development and project management


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.

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