EHSS Associate

West Greenwich, RI, US
Sep 05, 2020
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time

We are looking for an Associate Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability Manager (EHSS) to help drive outstanding performance in a diverse and rapidly growing manufacturing environment! Under the direction of the Director (EHSS), the successful candidate will have responsibility for supporting various requirements outlined in site EHSS programs. This entry-level role will build responsibilities across the safety and environmental compliance subject areas. As a core member EHSS team, the candidate will be encouraged to interact frequently with internal clients, be proactive and be directly engaged in the operations of the facility. Candidate will also have responsibility to handle and monitor aspects of facility safety and environmental compliance programs at the site level and handle competing priorities on a routine basis.

  • Assist in the interpretation of EHSS regulations to ensure compliance with Corporate, Federal, State and local requirements;
  • Implement and improve environmental compliance plans for programs such as air quality, storm water, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, or solid waste management;
  • Support aspects of the site Environmental Sustainability program;
  • Perform EHS inspections throughout the facility (lab, manufacturing, construction);
  • Conduct internal reviews and audits to ensure that safety and environmental procedures are being followed;
  • Perform job hazard analysis and support Industrial hygiene, ergonomic, and other safety assessments as needed;
  • Participate in emergency response activities and be a member of the emergency on call team on a rotating basis;
  • Conduct and coordinate formal and informal environmental training for staff and contractors;
  • Support EHSS reviews of new material acquisitions;
  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation;
  • Act as an EHSS representative for internal client organizations;
  • Assist in Accident/Incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis.


Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree


Associate's degree and 4 years of EHSS or Corporate Services experience


High school diploma / GED and 6 years of EHSS or Corporate Services experience

Preferred Qualifications:



  • BS degree in environmental, safety, technical, scientific or engineering fields.
  • 2 + years of experience developing/supporting EHS programs within industry.
  • Previous experience working within the biotechnology sector, preferably in a cGMP environment.


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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.

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