EH&S Specialist II Environmental Compliance

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Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Belmont, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jun 30, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Ref
2334569697
Discipline
Permitting
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
EH&S Specialist II Environmental Compliance
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

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An invigorating opportunity is available in the Environmental, Health & Safety Department as we strive to build a world class EH&S team at Gilead in Foster City. The successful candidate will be joining a highly motivated and cross functional team to develop and elevate a proactive EH&S culture across our Foster City campus via facilitation of environmental compliance and permitting. You must be an independent self-starter with experience in analysis, multitasking and problem solving in simple to moderately complex situations. You will be relied upon as a subject matter expert in the areas for which you are responsible and should be eager to learn about and support other areas of the team when needed. This individual must possess great interpersonal capabilities that facilitate explanation of topics related to subject matter expertise straightforwardly to educate and influence colleagues and customers to ensure successful implementation of EH&S programs and directives as assigned.

General Responsibilities of EH&S Team Members

The EH&S Specialist II will conduct and coordinate various programs pertaining to regulatory compliance with Environmental Programs while effectively ensuring proliferation of best practices throughout customer organizations.

Identify, document and reduce potential workplace hazards, including accident investigation, through corrective actions and making recommendations to management.

Develop, communicate and conduct audits, training and program development.

Provide program specific and general EH&S training, including New Hire Orientation for employees.

Serving on the Emergency Response Team requiring periodic 24 hour on-call availability

Establish a positive rapport with staff, scientists and management to ensure a high level of customer service and serve as a primary point of contact for customer groups.

Assist with implementing general elements of the Foster City EH&S Program, as defined by local, state and federal agencies.

Essential Duties and Job Functions of the Role

Specific responsibilities for this role focus on independent management, with minimal supervision, of all environmental regulatory compliance at the Gilead, Foster City campus to ensure advancement of culture while providing world class customer service.

Areas of responsibility for Environmental programs include but not limited to air quality/emissions management, water quality management (stormwater and wastewater), and pollution prevention.

For EH&S programs assigned, ensure program and reporting requirements, as set by local, state and federal agencies, and as defined by internal policies.

Responsible for all CERS submissions and HMBP reporting requirements

Identification, development and tracking of service level metrics to drive continuing improvement and efficiency of processes and procedures.

Ensure timely completion, submission and documentation for various licensing, permitting, inspection and training requirements for assigned programs.

Serve as an EH&S representative in cross functional projects

Supervise contingent workforce support as needed.

Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required

Bachelor Degree in Chemistry/Biology/Environmental or related field, advanced degree a plus.

4+ years experience in environmental program compliance. Experience in pharmaceutical, biotech, or related industry preferred.

Working knowledge of OSHA, Cal/OSHA, EPA, DOT and other related regulatory requirements.

Demonstrated experience in interacting with regulatory agencies.

Demonstrated experience in working in collaborative teams.

Demonstrated experience with working under minimal supervision.

Demonstrated success with leading manager and peers without authority.

Anticipate needs and problems while creating and implementing solutions.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

The ability effectively shift priorities and work at a rapid pace is required.

Relevant experience may supersede degree requirements.

As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law' poster: https://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

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As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the ‘EEO is the Law' poster.

NOTICE: EMPLOYEE POLYGRAPH PROTECTION ACT
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE FAMILY AND MEDICAL LEAVE ACT

PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION

Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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