Amgen Senior Associate - Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) in Louisville, Kentucky

Under the direction of the Senior Manager - Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability (EHSS) the Senior Associate will have responsibility for supporting various requirements outlined in site Environment, Health, Safety and Sustainability programs. Expected to interact frequently with internal clients and spend time on the shop floor engaged in the operations of the facility. Responsible to implement, manage, and monitor aspects of EHSS programs at the site level and manage competing priorities on a routine basis. The role will have responsibilities across all EHSS functional areas.


  • Assist in the interpretation of EHS regulations to ensure compliance with Corporate, Federal, State and local requirements.

  • Develop and implement environmental compliance plans for programs such as air quality, storm water, wastewater treatment, hazardous waste management, pollution prevention, and solid waste management.

  • Support and/or direct aspects of the site Environmental Sustainability program.

  • Perform EHS inspections throughout the facility (facilities, warehouse, 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, LOTO, fall protection and other safety assessments.

  • Participate in emergency response activities and be a member of the emergency team.

  • Conduct and coordinate formal and informal environmental training for staff and contractors.

  • Support EHS reviews of new material acquisitions.

  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation.

  • Identify and assist in implementing EHS program improvement initiatives.

  • Partner with all levels of internal client and site/corporate EHS organizations.

  • Act as an EHS representative for internal client organizations.

  • Assist in Accident/Incident investigations and Root Cause Analysis.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree

  • OR

  • Bachelor's degree and 2 years of Corporate Services experience

  • OR

  • Associate's degree and 6 years of Corporate Services experience

  • OR

  • High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Corporate Services experience

Preferred Qualifications :

  • BS degree in environmental, safety, technical, scientific or engineering fields.

  • 4 years of experience developing/supporting EHS programs within industry.

  • Possess one or more professional credentials (CIH, CSP, ASP, CHMM, EIT).

  • Previous experience working within the biotechnology sector, preferably in a cGMP environment.

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.

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.