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Senior Manager, EHS, Research & Early Development
Redwood City, California; Brisbane, California
-Environmental Health and Safety
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The Senior Manager, EHS, Research & Early Development position will advocate, coach,
coordinate, implement, assess, and improve environmental, safety, occupational health, and sustainability outcomes using global and local regulations and consensus guides, BMS
management systems, policies and procedures, and promote compliant, forward-leaning culture and preserve BMS’ reputation while driving shared Company objectives.
Major Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
-Partner with leadership teams to integrate safety and environmental management systems into operations, as measured by performance metrics.
-Develop and implement new EOHSS programs, policies, and procedures and update and
improve existing ones. Ensures compliance with federal, state, and local environmental,
safety, medical surveillance and sustainability laws, regulations, codes, rules, and
-Provide applicable regulatory and technical practical guidance and execute programs,
policies, procedures, and trainings for biological safety, laboratory safety, chemical safety, industrial hygiene, and high risk work activities related to construction and maintenance.
-Develop productive working relationships with federal, state and local authorities, technical and industrial groups and consultants to keep abreast of pending requirements
and interpretations of existing rules.
-Lead site and/or local area audits for compliance with applicable regulatory requirements
(i.e. OSHA, EPA, DEP, etc.).
-Translate Corporate and Divisional standards and guides into appropriate site procedures.
-Track and report safety and environmental metrics.
-Execute Management of Change (MOC) program for EOHSS to include EOHSS Impact
Assessments and Change Requests.
-Review and ensure accurate and complete resolution of issues as they arise and escalates
concerns, resource constraints, needs, with urgency to appropriate leaders in the
-Utilize and manage site platforms for investigations, reporting, inspection, and other
management system platforms and their outcomes.
-Conducts Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) reviews against BMS standards and
applicable compliance standards, identifies gaps, and completed actions against gaps
identified in a systemic fashion using appropriate quality and EOHSS system tools for
documentation and CAPA tracking purposes.
-Act as the EOHSS point-of-contact for the facility.
-Minimum education of a Bachelor of Science degree in science or engineering.
-Minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of previous Environmental Health & Safety
(EHS) experience in a research or manufacturing facility and a minimum of 2 years in a
leadership role managing personnel.
-Proven experience in biosafety, such as review of research protocols, development of a
biosafety manual, Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC), Institutional
Biosafety Committees (IBC), and Institutional Research Boards (IRB) to ensure compliance with the National Institute of Health (NIH), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and other standards for recombinant DNA and vaccine research.
-Ability to influence and drive a sustainable EOHSS culture.
-Highly skilled in the use of Microsoft Office Suite and EHS systems like ENABLON (or similar).
-Previous experience in chemical or pharmaceutical industry is preferred.
-Six Sigma Certification (Green belt or above) desired.
-Typical daily activities are within the office environment and laboratories.
-The incumbent may be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as,
but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, and face shields.
-The incumbent will be required to walk for extended periods of time, up to 2 hours per day.
-The incumbent must be able to travel for business as needed.
The starting compensation for this job in Redwood City, CA is a range from $121,000 –
$152,000, plus incentive cash and stock opportunities (based on eligibility). The starting pay rate takes into account characteristics of the job, such as required skills and where the job is performed. Final, individual compensation will be decided based on demonstrated experience.
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