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Environment, Health & Safety Manager

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Environment, Health & Safety Manager

Netherlands - Breda Apply Now
JOB ID: R-183611 LOCATION: Netherlands - Breda WORK LOCATION TYPE: Flex Commuter / Hybrid DATE POSTED: Mar. 05, 2024 CATEGORY: Corporate Services

If you feel like you’re part of something bigger, it’s because you are. At Amgen our shared mission—to serve patients—drives all that we do. It is key to becoming one of the world’s leading biotechnology companies. We are global collaborators who achieve together—researching, manufacturing and delivering ever-better products that reach over 10 million patients worldwide. It’s time for a career you can be proud of. Join us as:

Environment, Health & Safety Manager

At Amgen Breda medicines are labelled, assembled, stored and eventually shipped to various countries worldwide. Every day more than 1000 people with 38 different nationalities are working on supply chain processes, manufacturing, marketing and sales of our medicines and clinical research into new medicines.


What you will do

Are you passionate about ensuring a safe and sustainable work environment? Do you thrive in a dynamic operations setting where your expertise in Environment, Health, and Safety (EHS) can make a real difference? Join us at Amgen Breda and take charge of driving our EHS programs to new heights.

As the EHS Manager, you'll lead in managing and improving our EHS programs, ensuring compliance with both regulatory standards and corporate requirements. Your role will be pivotal in advancing our existing EHS management system, encouraging a culture of safety, and enhancing operational efficiency. In this role you will be exposed to a wide variety of EHS topics, both in Assurance and Control, and develop into a well-rounded professional!

Let’s do this. Let’s change the world. In this vital role you will also:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain comprehensive EHS policies, procedures, and programs in accordance with local, European and Amgen Corporate regulations and industry best practices.
  • Conduct regular assessments and audits to identify potential hazards, evaluate risks, and implement effective controls and mitigation strategies.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to cross-functional teams to promote a culture of safety, environmental and continuous improvement.
  • Collaborate with internal partners to ensure EHS considerations are integrated into business planning, decision-making, and operations.
  • Coordinate with regulatory agencies, industry groups, and external partners to stay abreast of emerging EHS trends, regulations, and best practices.
  • Lead incident investigations, non-conformances, and risk management processes to prevent recurrence and drive continuous improvement.
  • Prepare and deliver EHS training programs, workshops, and initiatives to enhance employee awareness, competence, and engagement.
  • Represent Amgen Breda within the Amgen corporate EHS network and external organizations, showcasing our dedication to safety and sustainability.


What we expect of you

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Environmental Health and Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Science, or related field.
  • Proven experience in EHS management, preferably within the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, or other highly regulated industry.
  • Solid understanding of applicable EHS regulations and industry standards (e.g., GMP, ISO 14001).
  • Proven track record of developing and implementing EHS programs, policies, and initiatives.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize tasks, and drive results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Experience with incident investigation, root cause analysis, and corrective action management.
  • Commitment to continuous learning, professional development, and staying current with EHS trends and best practices.


What you can expect of us

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates’ professional and personal growth and well-being. Therefore, Amgen is regularly recognized as a Great Place To Work ©.

  • Vast opportunities to learn and move up and across our global organization.
  • Diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act.
  • Generous Total Rewards Plan comprising competitive salary, bonus structure, fixed 13th month, holiday allowance and a collective health insurance.
  • Focus on vitality with an on-site gym, vitality program and a restaurant with healthy food.
  • Flexible work arrangement with days in the office and days from home.

Please note:

  • Assessments might be part of the interview process.
  • Relocation is not included.

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