Sr. Manager Environmental Health and Safety

Employer
Repligen
Location
Compton, California, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 12, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description
We are seeking an enthusiastic, driven individual whose knowledge and skills will help us take our EHS team to the next level. This position will oversee the Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) programs for the company's regional locations including Rancho Dominguez, Simi Valley, Chino and Irving TX. Reporting to the Sr. Director of Global EHS, you will thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment as you work together with Manufacturing and Facilities to ensure compliance with all requirements. Come ‘roll your sleeves up' to help us make a difference in our ability to deliver for customers!

• Establish controls and procedures to prevent incidents, injuries and environmental releases.
• Develop, implement, manage and monitor EHS programs/procedures/guidelines to assure compliance with all applicable regulatory and company requirements.
• Effectively influence at all levels of the organization in order to advance the safety culture.
• Ensure EHS systems effectively meet current / changing industry demands.
• Recommend corrective actions where appropriate and follow-up to verify completion.
• Represent the EHS group and company sites in interactions with other departments or locations as well as professional/industry groups, contractors and consultants.
• Understand industry best practice, current developments and opportunities arising for Repligen.
• Supervise operational staff.
• Act as the EHS lead on cross functional projects to ensure alignment with procedures, regulations and business needs.
• Manage project deliverables related to timing, effectiveness and budgetary requirements.
• Performs duties as instructed by management

Traits we believe make a strong candidate:

• Bachelor's degree in a science-related field and 10+ years of increasing responsibilities.
• Experience in a manufacturing environment is highly desirable.
• Performs duties as instructed by management
• The candidate must be well-versed in industry best practices, in particular core safety programs such as machine guarding, lockout/tagout, materials handling, slips/trips/falls, contractor management and ergonomics.
• Experience in fast-paced and growing manufacturing operations is highly valuable.
• The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate leadership, independent decision-making and self-starting capabilities.
• The successful candidate will be expected to work on complex problems in which analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors.
• The individual may determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance to contractors, vendors and all levels of the Repligen organization.
• The candidate should be capable of leading problem-solving exercises as well as individuals, committees and teams.
• High level of technical aptitude with demonstrated initiative and attention to detail
• Willingness to travel to other regional sites as required

Your success will be measured by:

• Obvious enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work.
• Practical success as measured by the ability to demonstrate values consistent with those important to Repligen: integrity, excellence, respect, teamwork, and accountability.
• Flexibility in problem-solving and demonstration of fact-based decision making.
• Accountability for results and respectful/open expression of ideas and viewpoints.
• Leveraging technical knowledge, process knowledge and tools to drive continuous improvement.
• Never satisfied with the status quo.
• Team-oriented mindset.

Physical Requirements:

• Must be able to work in environments with variable noise levels, lighting conditions and temperature variation and able to access all areas of building without limitations.
• A reasonable amount of on-site mobility will be required. Office desk work is also required of this position.
• Ability and availability to work irregular or extended hours including weekends holidays as needed by the customer.

Company DescriptionInspiring advances in bioprocessing, Repligen is a leader in bioprocess filtration, pre-packed chromatography and Protein A ligands development. Propelled by a culture of innovation and collaboration, and with a focus on cost and process efficiencies, our people and our technologies help meet critical bioproduction demands worldwide. Named one of the fastest growing biotech companies in the USA, Repligen is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts with major manufacturing sites in Massachusetts, California, Sweden, and Germany. This job is located at our CA site in Rancho Dominguez.

Repligen offers the broadest range of hollow fiber and flat sheet filtration technologies for cell culture and purification, featuring XCell® ATF Systems, Spectrum® KrosFlo TFF Filters and Systems and TangenX® Flat Sheet TFF Cassettes. As the expert in pre-packed chromatography technology, Repligen offers OPUS® Pre-packed Columns with unparalleled flexibility and scalability from bench- to production-scale. Since 1985, Protein A affinity ligands manufactured by Repligen have been routinely used to purify most of the world's monoclonal antibodies.

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