Sr. Manager / Manager, Engineering & EHS
The Sr. Manager, Engineering and EHS is a unique combination of two vital roles at Gemini. While the company is in the growth-focused and expanding phase, this position will have responsibility over both Engineering (Facility/Process) and EHS.
As the Engineering leader for the site, this person will have responsibility for managing the Engineering, Validation, Calibration, Maintenance and Capital Programs for the West Sacramento, CA plant site. Depending on state of the business, these programs may be internally or externally staffed, and this this leader will have direct responsibility over the budget and execution.
As the EHS leader for the site, this position will manage the day to day safety initiatives for the West Sacramento, CA plant site. This person will develop, implement and maintain the EHS program, perform audits of new and existing equipment/processes and provide training to support the ongoing efforts of implementing an EHS Management System. This person will also develop and implement a program for personnel to execute ongoing workplace assessments to continuously identify hazardous conditions and develop corrective actions. This person will also be responsible for performing ergonomic assessments where applicable.
This leader will serve on the Site Leadership Team.
Direct Supervisor: Chief Operating Officer
Indirect Supervisors: Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer
- Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the company’s design and development of new medical device products or software systems.
- Develop, evaluate, implement and maintain a system for plant and equipment reliability.
- Guide the concept and realization of materials, machines, processes and products.
- Conduct or participate in investigations and the evaluation of processes, systems and equipment; also drive the design, evaluation and/or selection of such.
- Write, implement and provide training on applicable processes, systems and equipment.
- Procure or hire, then provide leadership of staff conducting Engineering, Validation, Calibration, Maintenance and Capital Work.
- Compile, maintain and distribute KPI’s and Financial reports as applicable.
- Coordinates all aspects of plant EHS ensuring compliance with all regulatory requirements, company policies and procedures.
- Actively interact with employees to promote safe acts. Leads and influences the organization to drive world class level safety performance.
- Champions the Safety Committee process and encourage greater participation and provide support and direction to instill an employee driven safety structure.
- Promote plant safety by working closely with all departments to analyze current situations and recommend safety improvements. Develops, implements and recommends programs and practices designed to reduce work-related injuries and illnesses including but not limited to ergonomic assessments and job hazard analysis.
- Analyze incident data to identify trends and incident types that can be prevented.
- Oversee the incident investigation process to determine for root cause.
- Provide a floor presence for employees on safety matters, and drive safety process ownership to the floor level where appropriate.
- Manage OSHA training and ensure OSHA regulations are compliant.
- Measures, audits, and evaluates effectiveness of safety programs.
- Works closely with Human Resources Manager in managing Worker’s Compensation.
- Schedules annual compliance training requirements that may be required. (i.e.; hearing test, fit testing, air and noise monitoring, respirator physicals, etc.)
- Responsible for reporting food safety and quality issues and initiate action, as necessary.
- Follow all guidelines, such as, but not limited to: GMP’s, Allergen Program, Quality, Pest, and Safety.
Required Skills and Experience
- Degree preferred in Engineering, Science, Environmental or Occupational Health Sciences (EHS) or a related field of study. In lieu of degree, the following experience is required:
- Associates Degree: > 3 years’ experience in a cGMP manufacturing facility
- High School Diploma: > 5 years’ experience in cGMP manufacturing facility
Proven ability to work as part of a team to deliver results.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office with Strong Organizational, Written, Verbal and PowerPoint.
- Ability to manage priorities and workflows; doing so over multiple teams.
- Ability to work independently and/or as a member of various teams and committees.
- Detail oriented with exceptional accuracy.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Ability to work with the public, as well as external and internal staff in a respectful manner.
- Ability to utilize time management, work under a tight schedule and meet timing deadlines.
- Ability to work under pressure, react appropriately and the ability to deal with a lot of interruptions.
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all contacts inside and outside the company.
Job Type: Full-time
cGMP: 5 years (Preferred)
Microsoft Office: 2 years (Required)
Engineering, EHS or Combination: 5 years (Preferred)