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Environment Health Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) Senior Manager

Thousand Oaks, California
Start date
Apr 9, 2024

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If you feel like youre part of something bigger, its because you are. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve togetherresearching, manufacturing, and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. Its time for a career you can be proud of.

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


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world! In this vital role, you will provide world class EHSS Environmental Management leadership and client support across Amgens growing network. This role will work with an empowered team to lead global environmental compliance programs and support the development of innovative and compliant solutions.

The successful candidate will:
  • Support Amgens expanding business by assuring innovative, compliant, and efficient facility design, execution, and operational readiness.

  • Actively participate in Capital Project Engineering assessments and conceptual design process.

  • Apply a Plan, Do, Check, Act management systems approach to monitor and continually improve environmental program network performance.

  • Serve as a global program manager and subject matter expert in designated environmental programs including water quality, air quality, waste management, and hazardous material transportation.

  • Apply your environmental compliance expertise to the network to provide guidance, support the business, and manage complex challenges.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Implement global environmental management systems to assure compliance with all country, state, and local regulatory requirements and authorizations.

  • Liaise with regulatory agency representatives and other external parties.

  • Support Engineering teams by completing compliance assessments, effluent modeling, and review of treatment system designs.

  • Investigate environmental incidents and assure robust corrective and preventive actions are implemented.

  • Provide environmental expertise to risk assessments of new and existing systems and processes.

  • Prepare EHSS governance dashboards and provide guidance and expertise to functional leadership.

  • Evaluate the impact of changes in the regulatory landscape upon Amgen operations and lead the development of compliance plans and processes.


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The experienced professional we seek is a strong leader with these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma / GED and 12 years of EHSS or Engineering experience OR

  • Associate degree and 10 years of EHSS or Engineering experience OR

  • Bachelors degree and 6 years of EHSS or Engineering experience OR

  • Masters degree and 4 years of EHSS or Engineering experience OR

  • Doctorate degree and 2 years of EHSS or Engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Engineering or Environmental Management degree in related field and 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical/biotech industry leading EHSS programs.

  • Advanced relevant EHSS Certifications such as Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, Certified Environmental Professional, Board Certified Environmental Engineer.

  • Demonstrated success in managing Environmental Compliance programs, with expertise in wastewater management and treatment system design.

  • Strong leadership and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated success with maturing programs and processes with a continuous improvement mindset.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and EHS management system software solutions.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, we also work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

The expected annual salary range for this role in the U.S. (excluding Puerto Rico) is posted. Actual salary will vary based on several factors including but not limited to, relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Amgen offers a Total Rewards Plan comprising health and welfare plans for staff and eligible dependents, financial plans with opportunities to save towards retirement or other goals, work/life balance, and career development opportunities including:

  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including a Retirement and Savings Plan with generous company contributions, group medical, dental and vision coverage, life and disability insurance, and flexible spending accounts.

  • A discretionary annual bonus program, or for field sales representatives, a sales-based incentive plan

  • Stock-based long-term incentives

  • Award-winning time-off plans and bi-annual company-wide shutdowns

  • Flexible work models, including remote work arrangements, where possible

Apply now

for a career that defies imagination

Objects in your future are closer than they appear. Join us.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider you without regard to your race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


We are all different, yet we have this in common: our mission to serve patients. This sense of shared purpose is key to our becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. It guides us as we continue to launch new medicines and reach millions of patients worldwide.

We live the mission.

We win together.

We thrive on continual challenge.

Our team of 22,000+ scientists and professionals worldwide bring distinct perspectives and experiences to all we do. We leverage our global talent to achieve together—to research, manufacture and deliver ever-better products and greater depth to our mission.

At Amgen, there is a strong correlation between our high level of diversity and performance. Because addressing issues with a wider range of perspectives and approaches leads to more creative problem-solving. Together, we’re transforming the promise of science and biotechnology into therapies that have the power to restore health.

Connect with us to explore how you can Win, Live, and Thrive at Amgen.

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