Manager, Environmental Health and Safety - Santa Monica

Recruiter
Kite Pharma
Location
Santa Monica, California
Posted
Sep 11, 2019
Closes
Sep 16, 2019
Ref
2cdabfcd5838
Sector
Law
Organization Type
Corporate
We have an exciting opportunity in the EH&S department. We are looking to build a world class EH&S team here at Kite Pharma. You will be working with a highly motivated and cross functional team to build a proactive Safety culture and execute exciting initiatives. The role of the EH&S Manager is to conduct and manage various programs and activities in the EH&S Department. We are looking for a self-starter with superior analysis and problem solving skills ranging from simple to complex situations. This individual is expected to explain information and influence others in order to secure successful implementation of EH&S programs and directives as assigned.

The EH&S Manager will as an agent of change while working effectively. Basic essential duties include:

Leadership Experience
  • Direct experience on leading by example and ability to secure resources under challenging circumstances
  • Set goals and leading indicators to demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness of related activities, in addition to providing interpretative guidance regarding exposure monitoring results and recommending appropriate controls
  • Develop, innovate and execute SMART goals
  • Align Company goals with department specific while effectively influencing others without direct formal authority
  • Set goals and leading indicators to demonstrate efficiency and effectiveness of related activities, in addition to providing interpretative guidance regarding exposure monitoring results and recommending appropriate controls
  • Deliver agreed upon results ahead of schedule by effectively overcome barriers and potential challenges
  • Identify and mitigate hazards
  • Develop, assess, oversee risk assessment program for new and existing processes
  • Identify and mitigate hazards
  • Develop, assess, oversee risk assessment program for new and existing processes
  • Develop, enhance Leading and Lagging Indicators
  • Improve and enhance processes and customer service
  • Perform ergonomic assessments
  • Support physical security programs for Santa Monica locations
  • Represent EH&S in multiple technical programs or serve as a representative of EH&S Management during regulatory visits
  • Manage risk assessment program for new and existing processes
  • Develop and conduct EH&S training as assigned/appropriate
  • Prepare, revise and implement SOPs, Work Instructions, and compliance plans
  • Conduct incident investigations and tracking the completion of associated corrective actions
  • Review engineering projects and provide input
  • Enhance auditing program and conduct site-wide building inspections, including escorting regulatory agency personnel, preparing findings memos and developing and implementing corrective and preventive actions
  • Present findings and recommendations to management while insuring buy-ins on action plans
  • Manage multiple projects of significant complexity and risk
  • Demonstrate competent negotiation skills when dealing with challenging situations


Knowledge, Experience and Skills Required
  • B.S. in (Physical and/or Life) science or engineering or Certification such as CSP, CHMM, CIH
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in EH&S and industry
  • Knowledge with CAL-OSHA, CAL-EPA, DOT, NFPA
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


Knowledge, Experience and Skills Preferred
  • Master degree in EH&S
  • Experience in Emergency Response
  • Experience in Biosafety
  • Experience in LOTO, Confined Space, Contractor Safety, etc.
  • Experience with implementation/execution of ISO related standards
  • Safety Management


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Kite is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development of innovative cancer immunotherapies with a goal of providing rapid, long-term durable response and eliminating the burden of chronic care. The company is focused on chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) and T cell receptor (TCR) engineered cell therapies designed to empower the immune system's ability to recognize and kill tumors. Kite is based in Santa Monica, CA. For more information on Kite, please visit www.kitepharma.com . Sign up to follow @KitePharma on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kitepharma .

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