Facilities Operations & Engineering

Senior Manager/Associate Director, EH&S

ArsenalBio’s mission is to develop efficacious and safe cellular therapies for patients with chronic diseases, initially cancer.  Our products are being designed to herald the transition of adoptive cell therapy from a hospital based treatment to outpatient therapy, like most other cancer treatments. 

Our people are our greatest asset, they bring scientific talents in molecular biology, immunology, pharmacology, protein chemistry, computational biology, automation, genome engineering, software and other fields to make the future happen now.

The Senior Manager/Associate Director is a Subject Matter Expert (SME) with a demonstrated advanced knowledge of environmental health & safety practices, and procedures. An EHS professional who applies established EHS principles, practices, regulations and internal standards, interacts with customers and is solutions-minded in driving the EHS program forward. By leveraging lean principles and Kaizen events, this individual will lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce conditional and ergonomic risk in our processes to ensure a safe and healthful working environment for our employees.

Manages and implements environmental health and safety (EH&S) programs which include hazard identification evaluation and control, accident/injury prevention, hazardous materials/waste management, emergency preparedness, fire/life safety, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, and environmental regulatory compliance.

This role is a key position for ArsenalBio and the successful candidate will significantly impact and inform our bioprocesses used to produce engineered toxin bodies. This is an exciting and dynamic opportunity for you to contribute to the development of new principles and concepts and to be challenged and lead positive change.

What You Will Do:

  • Uphold ArsenalBio Policies and Procedures, Principles of Responsibilities and applicable state, federal and local laws.
  • Engage with Site Leadership to drive long-term strategic actions to achieve incident reduction
  • Implement policy and procedures to ensure compliance with federal, state, regional, and local laws and for the reduction of EH&S liabilities and maintains the department's quality assurance programs.
  • Design, Build, and Lead the EHS program for all ArsenalBio clinical and commercial production sites
  • Acts as administrative liaison for all EHS regulatory agency inspections and surveys, including  EPA, DOHS, OSHA, and Local and State Fire Marshalls
  • Communicates strategies, priorities and recommends corrective actions to facility leadership, department managers and employees
  • Direct the efforts of EHS Specialists and consultants
  • Leads the development and continuous improvement of EHS procedures and standards
  • Responsible for the delivery of New Hire and Contractor Safety Training Programs
  • Responsible for defining, reporting and achieving all EHS targets and KPI
  • Leads other professionals and management in the application of standard EHS theories, concepts, and techniques.
  • Applies standard EHS principles and methodologies to interpret, draw conclusions, and recommend options for defined problems
  • Assures conformance to OHSA regulatory requirements and internal standards.
  • Initiates and cultivates open, professional relationships with stakeholders by establishing rapport and developing an understanding of others’ needs and common goals
  • Remains current on applicable EHS regulations through regular professional development

  • What You Will Bring:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in EHS, Occupational Health, Engineering, Science, or closely related discipline is desired, or equivalent technical experience plus demonstrated competence. Certified Safety Professional (CSP) preferred.
  • 3 years or more supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated success in independent judgment, technical proficiency, scientific creativity, collaboration with others in a cGMP environment
  • Experience in Risk Assessments & Job Hazard Analysis for biologics and pharmaceuticals
  • Demonstrated effective cross-functional communication.
  • Skill in listening to and understanding others' points of view and articulates tactfully and respectfully one's own perspective orally, in writing, and in presentation
  • Interacts well with diverse groups and maintains strong working relationships with internal and external collaborators
  • Possesses interpersonal skills to negotiate and reconcile differences
  • Ability to work well with other technical staff and scientist/engineers in a collaborative, fast-paced goal-driven environment

  • ArsenalBio prioritizes the providing of a safe and healthy workplace that is consistent with COVID-19 public health guidance and legal requirements.  In order to protect our employees and visitors, we require all visitors (candidates) and employees to present proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 when coming onsite.

    We are committed to hiring the best talent from diverse backgrounds. A diverse workforce engenders richness of thought, creativity, and discovery. We invite individuals who embrace intellectual achievement to bring their unique personal and professional journeys and together we will build transformative cell therapies for cancer patients.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    To all recruitment agencies: ArsenalBio does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, or ArsenalBio employees. ArsenalBio is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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    ArsenalBio was formed by its investors and scientific founders to discover, develop and commercialize curative and safe cellular therapies for patients with life threatening diseases, initially cancer.

    We believe the most productive and secure route to achieving this goal is to build scaled platforms of technologies challenged with scientific questions to yield informative data from hypothesis driven, well controlled experiments. These data will inform the design of ambitious, best-in-class, lead compositions. Our leads will be rigorously evaluated and honed until we are convinced our matured leads, called development candidates, can be prepared for testing in needy, and vulnerable patients.

    Our products will be designed to speed the transition of cell therapy from hospital-based to outpatient treatments, increasing access to more patients at lower cost to patients, health systems, and insurers.

    To achieve this mission, we are building diverse teams of talented, curious, and caring individuals who believe in our mission and our vision to be sustainable in our business plan, our work habits, and our personal lives.

    Our values create: a foundation for mutual respect, an engaging harmony from many voices, and unselfish behavior to aid our colleagues.

    This is ArsenalBio.
    This is our Company.


    Ken Drazan, MD
    Founding CEO

    Benefits

    Best in Class Health & Wellness Plans

    Flexible Office Hours

    Paid Parental Leave

    Healthy Kitchen Snacks

    Daily Catered Lunches

    Free Onsite Fitness Center

    Unlimited Vacation Days

    Generous compensation and equity packages

    Commuter Benefits

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