EH&S Mgr

South San Francisco, CA
Apr 18, 2019
Required Education
Position Type
Full time
The Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) Manager will drive world class EHSS performance across the site in a biotech research environment. The role will be responsible for the execution of key EHSS processes including:

o Continuous improvement of industrial hygiene (IH) across site

o Trending and analysis of EHSS information and provide data intelligence and actions

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

o Provide subject matter expertise for several EHSS programs including IH, industrial safety, contractor safety

Primary responsibilities include:

o Support laboratory clients with input from other EHSS subject matter experts at the site and from within the Amgen R&D community.

o Partner with clients to advance safety culture and manage EHSS risks

o Analyze metrics and establish annual action plans to drive continuous improvement.

o Establish and execute risk assessment plans for clients to ensure all risks are proactively addressed and control systems are implemented and maintained

o Ensure all changes with potential EHSS impact are assessed and controls are established prior to implementation

o Ensure all hazards are identified and risks are proactively assessed

o Establish safe work procedures for hazardous work

o Conduct regular inspections of the work areas

o Monitor incident trends and assist management in conducting incident investigations to implement robust corrective actions to prevent future incidents and injuries

o Conduct regular EHSS management reviews with Client Leadership

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree


Master's degree and 3 years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry implementing EHSS programs


Bachelor's degree and 5 years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry implementing EHSS programs


Associate's degree and 10 years of pharmaceutical/biotech industry implementing EHSS programs


High school diploma / GED and 12 years pharmaceutical/biotech industry implementing EHSS programs

Preferred Qualifications:

o 5 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry implementing EHSS programs

o Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

o Experience implementing and supporting industrial hygiene programs including chemical, biosafety and radiation safety

o Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams and influence management

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

o Strong technical writing skills

o 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.

We understand that to successfully sustain and grow as a global enterprise and deliver for patients - we must ensure a diverse and inclusive work environment.

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.