Amgen EHS Manager in Thousand Oaks, California
HOW MIGHT YOU DEFY IMAGINATION?
You’ve worked hard to become the professional you are today and are now ready to take the next step in your career. How will you put your skills, experience and passion to work toward your goals? 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, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Come do your best work alongside other innovative, driven professionals in this meaningful role.
What you will do
Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this pivotal role, you will drive extraordinary EHSS performance across the site in a diverse biotech/pharma environment.
The role will be responsible for the implementation of key EHSS processes, including:
Overall EHSS support for diverse and complex manufacturing processes
Measuring EHSS performance through the use of leading and lagging indicators
Analysis of EHSS data while providing constructive feedback/mentor when appropriate
Provide subject matter expertise (SME) on several EHSS programs, including process safety, combustible powder, chemical safety, and industrial safety.
- Partner with internal clients (including but not limited to pilot plant, manufacturing, facilities & engineering, warehouse operations, etc.) to enhance EHSS performance
Provide guidance and support to clients so that:
EHSS is integrated strongly into facilities, products/processes, and business decision change management
EHSS risks are evaluated, prevented, controlled, and reduced through proper risk mitigation planning
Staff/contractors demonstrate active caring behavior while integrating EHSS into their daily work and decisions
Substandard performance and errors are investigated and learned from
Support and implement EHSS Management System processes such as change control, complex risk assessments, audits, inspections, behavior-based safety activities, training, etc.
What we expect of you
We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients.
Master’s degree and 3 years of experience OR
Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience OR
Associate’s degree and 10 years of experience OR
High school diploma / GED and 12 years of experience
Degree in safety, industrial hygiene, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, biology or other life science areas
EHSS leadership experience supporting manufacturing or laboratory environments. An ability to lead teams with varied strengths and influence management
5 – 7 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry implementing industrial and safety programs
Strong communication and presentation skills, productive, self-starting, program development and project management
Strong technical writing skills
Understanding of hazardous area classification, combustible powders, PSM (Process Safety Management) and chemical safety
Experience in emergency response planning
Ability to read P&IDs
Ability to translate complex process safety topics into comprehensible language for managers and operators
Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Some of the vast rewards of working here
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.
Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and improve your potential along your career journey
A 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—with compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor
for a career that defies imagination
Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.
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.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
Amgen requires all staff in the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada to be vaccinated from COVID 19 as a condition of employment. In accordance with applicable law, Amgen will provide reasonable accommodations to staff members who qualify on the basis of a medical reason or a sincerely held religious belief, practice, or observance. Such accommodation may not pose an undue hardship to Amgen, its operations, or its staff.