Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) Senior Associate

Tampa, FL, US
Feb 11, 2019
Required Education
Masters Degree/MBA
Position Type
Full time
Amgen is seeking an Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) Senior Associate to support our drive for world class EHSS performance at the Amgen Capability Center (ACC). The Senior Associate will report to the Director EH&S and will work out of our Amgen Capability Center in Tampa, FL. The successful candidate will assist with key office-based safety programs and partnering with clients to advance safety culture and manage EHSS risks.

At Amgen, our mission is simple: to serve patients. Our new Tampa Capability Center provides essential services that enable us to better pursue this mission. This state-of-the-art center serves as a base for finance, information systems, and human resources professionals to make a meaningful impact at one of the world's leading biotechnology companies.

The ideal candidate will have a broad understanding of EHSS disciplines and be able to support general office related EHSS program management and assist site staff with occupational health and safety issues and concerns. They will work with Global EHSS subject matter experts to develop a robust EHSS program at the ACC. Experience is required in the following disciplines to develop robust programs at the ACC location:
  • Ergonomics
  • Fire life safety and evacuation
  • Office Risk Assessment
  • Incident Investigation
  • Environmental Compliance and Sustainability

Primary responsibilities include:

Program Support:
  • Develop and implement an ergonomics program across the campus focused on workplace ergonomic risk factors, assessment and mitigation
  • Promote the use of the Amgen incident reporting system (INCA) to encourage staff to report unsafe behaviors, conditions, and incidents.
  • Lead the investigation of all workplace incidents to determine root cause and develop actions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Coordinate any indoor air quality concerns through risk assessment and monitoring. Liaise with global subject matter experts where required
  • Use data trending techniques to analyze site specific data and communicate meaningful information across the ACC
  • Provide EHSS training to all ACC personal, including, staff on-boarding, ergonomics, evacuation, workplace inspection, situational awareness
  • Assist with completion and submission of environmental permits and reports
  • Communications and branding. Use digital messaging platforms to communicate meaningful data trends as determined through data analysis
  • Develop and support a sustainability program including messaging across the ACC

Client Support:
  • Partner with ACC management to drive world class EHSS performance.
  • Execute safety culture program to integrate EHSS as part of day to day client operations.
  • Ensure all changes with potential EHSS impact are assessed and controls are established prior to implementation
  • Ensure all hazards are identified and risks are proactively assessed
  • Conduct regular inspections of the work areas

  • Accountable to Global EHSS Director
  • Dotted line to Sr. Manager HR
  • Frequently interact with Global EHSS Team

Basic Qualifications:

Master's degree
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of directly related experience
Associate's degree and 6 years of directly related experience
High school diploma / GED and 8 years of directly related experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Trained ergonomist
  • Knowledge of US and FL regulations as they pertain to office-based operations
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, action oriented, self starting, program development and project management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and other computer software systems.

Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illnesses by discovering, developing, manufacturing and delivering innovative human therapeutics. This approach begins by using tools like advanced human genetics to unravel the complexities of disease and understand the fundamentals of human biology.

Amgen focuses on areas of high unmet medical need and leverages its expertise to strive for solutions that improve health outcomes and dramatically improve people's lives. A biotechnology pioneer since 1980, Amgen has grown to be one of the world's leading independent biotechnology companies, has reached millions of patients around the world and is developing a pipeline of medicines with breakaway potential.

The invaluable contributions of our talented Tampa team will help us develop the vital and innovative medicines that treat serious illness and unmet medical needs around the globe.

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.