Quality Control Sustainability – HSE Program Manager

Cheshire East, County Dublin
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AstraZeneca UK
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Why AstraZeneca?

Join a team that supports the delivery of life-changing medicines for patients by enabling the rest of the business to run effectively and harness our dynamic science. We're on a journey of growth and evolution. to find innovative ways to translate value for the business and our patients. We're always adapting and challenging the status quo, it's what helps us to succeed. But it's not change for change's sake. It's about working together seamlessly and inclusively, sharing ideas to find a better way. As a multi-cultural team, we are a winning combination of deep process knowledge, eye for business and hard work. We always go above and beyond for the collective good of the team. And with a deep personal connection to our patients, there's nowhere we'd rather be.

Ready to make a difference? Apply now!

Job Title: Quality Control Sustainability – HSE Program Manager

Introduction to role:
Join AstraZeneca as a Quality Control Sustainability - HSE Program Manager and play a pivotal role in crafting the future of Quality Operations Sustainability and Quality Control strategy. This is an exciting opportunity to lead groundbreaking initiatives, drive strategic change across our lab operation portfolio, and embed sustainability into our ways of working. As part of the Quality team, you will significantly chip in by leading, facilitating, and setting new standard ways of working for entrepreneurial initiatives through organisational change with a technical/digital focus.

As a Quality Control Sustainability - HSE Program Manager, you will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive sustainability strategy to mitigate environmental impacts and drive sustainable practices across the Quality Operations organization. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to integrate balanced practices into development, manufacturing, and supply chain. You will also guide the implementation of lab-based sustainable solutions, waste reduction programs, energy efficiency measures, and water conservation initiatives; in addition to supporting broader HSE programmes.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, or a related field. A master's degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years total experience either in sustainability or in roles such as production, research and development (R&D), facilities, quality, or similar fields within the pharmaceutical or healthcare sector.
  • Track record of successfully developing and implementing strategies and initiatives
  • Excellent project management skills, including prioritization, timeline management, and budget adherence.
  • Strong understanding of environmental regulations and emerging sustainability trends in the pharmaceutical sector.
  • Proficient in analysing sophisticated data sets related to sustainability performance forecasting.
  • Validated communicator who works optimally across the organization and externally to achieve outcomes. Forward-thinking attitude, passion, and learning competence to adapt to evolving sustainability challenges and opportunities.

Desirable Skills/Experience:

  • Familiarity with circular economy principles and strategies for promoting resource efficiency and waste reduction with awareness of life cycle analyses (LCAs).
  • Knowledge of sustainable supply chain management, including responsible sourcing and supplier engagement.
  • Understanding of environmental justice and social equity issues, integrating them into sustainability practices.
  • Experience in quantifying and reporting greenhouse gas emissions and developing strategies for carbon neutrality or net-zero emissions.
  • Familiarity with sustainability frameworks and initiatives, such as: ISO 14001, GRI, LEED

At AstraZeneca, we take Quality seriously. Our work is important and valued. We are always innovating, trialling the latest models and technologies to improve reliability and excellence in our processes. We are proactive, science-based, and solutions-oriented. Our ambition keeps pushing us forward. But it's our pragmatic focus that keeps us delivering what will have the biggest impact on our patients. We are a team of ambitious people who want to go far. We're at our best when we're working together as a team. We get our pipeline out to patients sustainably, reliably and safely.

Are you ready to make a difference? Join us in ensuring our pipeline becomes a reality. Take the lead in ensuring the hard work from the rest of the business is realised, as we reliably get every medicine out to patients without challenge. Apply now and be part of our mission to deliver life-changing medicines!

📌Positions are open to Mexican Citizens and official residents of Mexico with additional locations in UK and Sweden.
📍Primary Location: Guadalajara (hybrid)
📌Strong English interpersonal skills required.

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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.