Chemical Safety Engineer

Ampac Fine Chemicals has regular full time opportunities available at our Rancho Cordova site (area/ Northern CA). We are a leading manufacturer of active Sacramento 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 @
Perform health and safety assignments using safety concepts and principles to anticipate, identify, evaluate, and mitigate safety and health hazards for manufacturing, laboratory, and maintenance work areas and activities. Areas of focus 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), IIPP implementation, and emergency response. Develop and conduct safety meetings and employee training programs. Maintain safety-related recordkeeping consistent with OSHA requirements. Promote safety culture and assist with achieving established goals. Provide guidance to facilities, engineering, operations, and maintenance personnel to ensure compliance with OSHA’s PSM regulation. Coordinate with regulatory agencies, emergency responders, risk insurers, internal customers on safety issues. Provide backup for other function within EH&S, especially Industrial Hygiene.
B.S. in Safety, Chemistry, Engineering, or related science and 5 years of directly related technical experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. Experience in applying OSHA regulations, building and fire codes, and related regulations and standards. Practical experience with the development and implementation of safety programs related to the pharmaceutical and chemical manufacturing industry strongly preferred. 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.
We offer competitive salaries, great benefits & relocation assistance
Please send resumes to katherine.malberg or call HR @ 916-357-6282.