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Director of Environmental Compliance and Sustainability

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
Jun 5, 2024

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Regulatory, Legal/Compliance
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Pharm Country, Best Places to Work

Job Details

The Director of Environmental Compliance & Sustainability will develop strategies, policies, standards and objectives that lead our environmental compliance and sustainability efforts in alignment with Regeneron's continued expansion. This newly created role offers the unique opportunity to shape and lead the development of our environmental compliance and sustainability department and programs across our research facilities and global sales locations. This pivotal position promises exciting opportunities to drive environmental innovation and stewardship, ensuring our growing company minimizes environmental impact and achieves environmental sustainability targets.A typical day might include:
  • Developing and implementing strategic goals and objectives, including programs, policies, and procedures for compliance & sustainability
  • Providing technical expertise, guidance, and leadership to implement applicable programs, such as remediation, wastewater, regulated waste, SPCC, air emissions, environmental sustainability strategies, etc.
  • Managing an EH&S team made up of multiple line managers and senior-level professionals responsible for performing environmental and sustainability tasks.
  • Participating in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs and team members
  • Acting as an external spokesperson for the organization on major matters pertaining to its policies, plans, and objectives
  • Auditing program effectiveness to identify gaps, or continuous improvement opportunities, including training
  • Reviewing industrial accident investigation reports and corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence
  • Providing construction project support as a subject matter expert during each phase of the project - design, construction, and post-construction
This role might be for you if you have:
  • A high level understanding around compliance with federal, state, and local environmental laws, regulations, and standards.
  • Developed strategies for unique or abstract problems that span across functional areas where environmental compliance must be met
  • Been responsible for contract/SOW preparation of external consultants or consults as subject matter expert on contracts impacting our environmental and sustainability programs
  • Successfully lead high-performing teams and developed / mentored Managers & individual contributors in EH&S functions

To be considered for this role you must have a Bachelors degree and 10+ years of relevant experience in environmental compliance and / or sustainability with a masters degree (preferred). At least 4 years of supervisory experience required. Experience in pharmaceutical/biologics preferred, will also consider manufacturing or academia.

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first step towards living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits, which often include (depending on location) health and wellness programs, fitness centers, equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. The Company will also provide reasonable accommodation to the known disabilities or chronic illnesses of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of the Company's business.

For roles in which the hired candidate will be working in the U.S., the salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S.-based positions. For roles which will be based in Japan and/or Canada, the salary ranges are shown in accordance with the applicable local law and currency. If you are outside the U.S, Japan or Canada, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Please note that certain background checks will form part of the recruitment process. Background checks will be conducted in accordance with the law of the country where the position is based, including the type of background checks conducted. The purpose of carrying out such checks is for Regeneron to verify certain information regarding a candidate prior to the commencement of employment such as identity, right to work, educational qualifications etc.

Salary Range (annually)

$176,900.00 - $294,800.00


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

Stock Symbol: REGN

Stock Exchange: NASDAQ

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Corporate Headquarters
777 Old Saw Mill River Road
New York
United States

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