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Amgen Global Industrial Hygiene Senior Manager in Thousand Oaks, California

We are looking for a top tier experienced Industrial Hygienist (IH)in the Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) group to lead global Industrial Hygiene Programs. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills; have a strong understanding of industrial hygiene principles and a proven track record in maturing programs and processes. The successful candidate will:

  • Be responsible for the continuous improvement of all industrial hygiene programs across sites

  • Lead the Industrial Hygiene center of excellence team

  • Provide expert level assessment support at Amgen sites globally

  • Improve understanding of Industrial Hygiene concepts at international sites

  • Provide IH support for new facilities and projects as part of EHS Design Review

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development, advancement and implementation of the industrial hygiene strategy

  • Advancing core industrial hygiene programs to manage EHSS risks including;

  • Exposure Risk Assessments

  • Chemical Hygiene,

  • Hazard Communication

  • Biosafety Management

  • Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation and personal protective equipment

  • Radiation

  • Indoor Air Quality

  • Temperature Extremes

  • Leads Biosafety and Industrial Hygiene committees to drive alignment and program advancements

  • Cross functional resource as Industrial Hygiene Subject Matter Expert

  • Provide recommended exposure control strategies for all areas of the business

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree and 2 years of industrial hygiene experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry


Master’s degree and 6 years of industrial hygiene experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry



Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of industrial hygiene experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry


Associate’s degree and 10 years of industrial hygiene experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry


High school diploma / GED and 12 years of industrial hygiene experience within the pharmaceutical/biotech industry

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree & 10 years of experience in EHSS supporting industrial hygiene

  • Strong understanding of Chemical and Biological manufacturing and laboratory operations.

  • Strong leadership and team building skills

  • Process driven with a strong Operational Excellence mindset

  • Strong communication and presentation skills, action oriented, self-starting, program development and project management

  • Strong technical writing skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software systems

  • 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry leading industrial programs

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH)

  • Experience implementing and supporting industrial hygiene programs internationally

  • Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams and influence management

  • Strong verbal & written communication skills, ability to effectively communicate cross functionally.

  • The position requires the ability to collaborate cross functionally and to influence management across many functions.

  • The position requires up to 25% travel both domestic and international.

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