Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) Manager

Thousand Oaks, CA, US
Oct 31, 2020
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) Manager


What you will do

Let's do this. Let's change the world. In this vital role you will drive extraordinary EHSS performance across the site in a diverse biotech/pharma environment. The role will be responsible for the execution of key EHSS processes including:
  • Continuous EHS improvement of manufacturing across site
  • Trending and analysis of EHSS information and provide data intelligence and actions
  • Provide EHSS support for a diverse and complex manufacturing facility
  • Provide subject matter expertise for several EHSS programs including IH, industrial safety, environment and sustainability

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Partner with manufacturing, facilities and/or warehouse operations to advance their safety culture and manage EHSS risks
  • Provide EHSS leadership to different functional areas within the site manufacturing umbrella
  • Analyze metrics and establish annual action plans to drive continuous improvement.
  • Establish and execute risk assessment plans for clients to ensure all risks are addressed, timely and control systems are implemented and maintained
  • Ensure all changes with potential EHSS impact are assessed and controls are established prior to implementation
  • Establish safe work procedures for hazardous work
  • Conduct regular inspections of the work areas
  • Supervise incident trends and assist management in conducting incident investigations to implement robust corrective actions to prevent future incidents and injuries
  • Conduct regular EHSS management reviews with functional leadership


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The EHSS professional we seek is a collaborative team member with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:

Doctorate degree

Master's degree and 2 years of EHSS experience within a cGMP manufacturing environment

Bachelor's degree and 4 years of EHSS experience within a cGMP manufacturing environment

Associate's degree and 10 years of EHSS experience within a cGMP manufacturing environment

High school diploma / GED and 12 years of EHSS experience within a cGMP manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Degree in safety, industrial hygiene, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, biology or other life science areas
  • Applied knowledge and understanding of EHS and process safety practices, engineering principles, regulatory standards, and requirements in context of business activities
  • Ability to take ownership for several projects / initiatives at one time with an emphasis on quality and organization
  • Demonstrated EHSS leadership supporting manufacturing or laboratory environments. Demonstrated ability to lead diverse teams and influence management
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry implementing industrial and safety programs
  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • 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

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.