Environmental, Health & Safety Technician – Temporary (3613)

US-Emeryville, CA /
Manufacturing and Operations – EH&S /
/ On-site
At Amyris, we value that everyone’s career journey is unique and authentic to who they are. If this role excites you, we encourage you to apply and grow alongside us! You may be just the right candidate for this or other open roles.

Amyris is looking for a candidate who is motivated to start or continue developing a career in EH&S to join our small but dynamic EH&S team. The EHS Technician will support R&D, Pilot Plant, and facilities, among others, to ensure compliance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations as well as conformance to company standards. 


    • Support daily EHS operations and respond to employee’s safety requests. 
    • Chemical Inventory tracking and reconciliation by checking existing lab chemicals against what is listed in the chemical inventory database and adjusting.
    • Organizing, updating, and archiving SDSs and reconciliation of SDS database.
    • Assisting with lab and pilot plant environmental monitoring and waste disposal needs.   
    • Order ergonomic supplies in a cost-effective and timely manner.
    • Upkeep of safety bridge site and facility safety signage with latest safety information.
    • Compile environmental and safety statistics.
    • Upkeep of employee databases for training and emergency notifications. 
    • Maintain, stock, and distribute EHS supplies (i.e., PPE, spill supplies, waste supplies).
    • Act as a first responder to incidents and participate in first responder team program.

Basic Qualifications:

    • Minimum BS or BA in environmental sciences, safety, public health and/or or 1+ Years of experience in related field. 

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Training on EHS subject matters preferred, including Hazardous Waste Generator RCRA Training, Hazardous Waste Shipper DOT Training, and HAZWOPER 40 Training.
    • Basic understanding of general laboratory safety processes, procedures, and requirements.
    • Proficient in Microsoft office programs including word, PowerPoint and excel.
    • Must be team oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Quick study with excellent organizational and documentation skills.
    • Must be able to work onsite, this is not a remote position. 
$32 - $42 an hour


We hold deep regard in the power of representation and cultivation of a diverse work environment. Join us at Amyris, where you can find a sense of belonging and know that your voice is centered.

At Amyris, we believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) is essential to our core values. We embrace and encourage an equity-minded work culture, knowing that it is the driving force of innovation that positively impacts our employees, consumers, and communities. And for Amyris, a sense of belonging is what drives our mission forward and is the foundation of everything we do, ensuring a healthier, more sustainable future for us all. Make Good, No Compromise.
Amyris (Nasdaq: AMRS) is a leading synthetic biotechnology company, transitioning the Clean Health & Beauty and Flavors & Fragrances markets to sustainable ingredients through fermentation and the company's proprietary Lab-to-Market™ technology platform. This Amyris platform leverages state-of-the-art machine learning, robotics and artificial intelligence, enabling the company to rapidly bring new innovation to market at commercial scale. Amyris ingredients are included in over 20,000 products from the world's top brands, reaching more than 300 million consumers. Amyris also owns and operates a family of consumer brands that is constantly evolving to meet the growing demand for sustainable, effective and accessible products. For more information, please visit http://www.amyris.com.
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