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EHS Technician - 3rd Shift

Van Wert, Ohio
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid Conveyance Division is seeking an EHS Technician 3rd Shift. The EHS Technician will be based at our Van Wert, OH facility.
Position Overview:
Provide management support within the Environmental Health and Safety group for Van Wert, Ohio.  Plan, organize, and lead projects, as assigned, through execution.  Responsible for regulatory aspects of environmental management (air, water, waste), as well as safety and health.  Responsible to lead environmental footprint reductions.  Provide technical direction and leadership in areas of environmental concerns.  Drive Eaton’s Zero incident culture.  Other day-to-day responsibilities, as assigned.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Participate in development of EHS strategic initiative planning, including financial budgeting.
  • Work in conjunction with Manufacturing, Maintenance and/or service contractors in resolution of facility problems and projects associated with EHS.
  • Assist in establishment of strategic direction projects, including development of expense and capital planning.
  • Lead projects, or support tasks, for site safety and environmental improvements.
  • Lead or support troubleshooting/problem analysis that leads to problem solutions.
  • Lead, support, or mentor other employees in EHS activities.
  • Create, maintain, and provide EHS training to meet annual requirements.
  • Lead ergonomic risk reduction team. 


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree OR currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree with an anticipated graduation date no later than December 2018 from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • All positions require use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in arms regulations. All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee.   


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Science from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in environmental, health, and safety (or a combination of these functions).
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.


Position Criteria:

  • Demonstrated understanding and application of safety and regulatory standards, as pertaining to environmental and safety related fields.
  • Basic understanding of business relationships.
  • High level of ability to communicate clearly, both written and verbal.
  • Ability and willingness to work a flexible schedule as necessary to meet project requirements.
  • Proven ability to lead and motivate a team of individuals in a multi-tasking environment.
  • PC skills required (Microsoft Word/Excel/Access/PowerPoint/AutoCad & other Windows programs).
  • Team oriented problem solving skills and corrective action methodology.
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of engineering principle and practices.
  • Subject matter expertise on all areas of facilities and mechanical engineering disciplines.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 047843