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EHS Manager

Arden, North Carolina
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is currently seeking an EHS Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Arden, NC facility.
Position Overview:
The EHS Manager is responsible for facilitating risk assessment at low/med risk site based on advance knowledge of regulatory requirements. Establishing and directing development and achievement of EHS objectives and targets. Maintaining site certifications, ensuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics and closure of MESH and regulatory agency findings, managing intermediate communication with public/government authorities. Directing actions during crises. Facilitating risk assessment at site based on advance knowledge of regulatory requirements. Determining leading/lagging indicators to track performance. Supporting creation of goals for the site manager and appropriate goals for leadership team, functional managers, and supervisors to drive EHS culture, compliance, and results. Working with leadership team and MESH element champions to complete annual evaluation of compliance for EHS country, state, local regulations. 
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Maintain the facility in EPA and OSHA compliance.      
  • Administer the Safety and Environmental program according to guidelines set forth by Corporate Policy and management objectives.         
  • Maintain a strong and viable Safety Council program and ensure a safe and healthful workplace for employees.
  • Partner with OPEX team and Operations to drive Continuous Improvement Framework including CI For Everyone.
  • Provide mandatory  and/or  other necessary Safety and Environmental training to employees.
  • Prepare and submit Environmental Permits and reports and comply with other OSHA and EPA recordkeeping and reporting requirements
  • Administer MESH program and Partner with Operations teams to implement a proactive safety culture.
  • Coordinate plant security and loss control efforts.
  • Improve Employee Engagement by actively partnering with ALL plant personnel on safety programs (e.g. Eyes Wide Open, Find It Fix It, Safety Observations, etc.).
  • Other duties, projects as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in EHS in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business Administration or Management, Environmental Science from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in manufacturing engineering or human resources.
  • Experience in electrical assemblies or engineered to order business.  
  • Experience managing people and/or teams.


Position Criteria:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills. 
  • Knowledge of OSHA , EPA , State and Local laws and regulations.
  • The employee shall have a working knowledge of the Environmental Management System (EMS) and an awareness of all environmental aspects associated with or located in his/her respective department or section or area of control.
  • Knowledge of Worker's Compensation.
  • Computer Skills - MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level: Manager
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: 053612