Primary functions include the management and improvement of the site industrial hygiene monitoring program. Perform assessments of new products and processes and provide input on potential control measures, including the selection of appropriate personal protective equipment and engineering controls. Perform industrial hygiene monitoring of control measures and provide management with recommendations to reduce /eliminate employee exposures. Understand exposure banding and control technologies for potent compound manufacturing and handling. Perform surrogate testing as needed for new equipment and products. Develop safety data sheet summaries for new products.
Secondary areas of focus are to include manufacturing operations, chemical handling and storage, equipment isolation (lockout/ tagout, line breaking), fire prevention (including hot work), confined spaces, material handling (forklifts, cranes/hoists), IPP implementation, and emergency response. Conduct incident investigations; develop and manage preventative/corrective actions for accidents, incidents and near misses. Conduct work area and work practice safety audits. Develop written reports for the above activities and track recommendations through to completion. Assist in conducting safety meetings and employee training programs. Maintain safety-related recordkeeping consistent with OSHA requirements. Promote safety culture and assist with achieving established goals. Participate in hazard reviews; review and ensure compliance with program elements and documentation for adequacy and completeness, taking corrective action where necessary
B.S. in Safety, Chemistry, Industrial Hygiene, Engineering, or related science and 5 – 10 years of directly related technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills needed to participate on or lead a team. Must be capable of creating and communicating safety information to diverse audiences. CIH Required. CSP Preferred
Ampac Fine Chemicals has regular full time opportunities available at our Rancho Cordova site (Sacramento area/ Northern CA). We are a leading manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients and registered intermediates under cGMP guidelines for commercial customers in the pharmaceutical industry. Our facilities in Northern California offer specialized engineering capabilities including high containment for high potency compounds, energetic and nucleoside chemistries, and chiral separation using the first commercial-scale simulated moving bed in the United States. Additional information about our Rancho Cordova facility can be obtained by visiting our website @ www.ampacfinechemicals.com.