Eaton Careers

EHS Specialist

Highland, Illinois
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical BLine Division is currently seeking an-EHS Specialist
to join our team. This position is located in Highland, IL       
The Senior Analyst manages and directs site in achieving EHS targets and objectives. 
and directs development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate
and business group EHS strategic initiatives.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will facilitates risk assessment at the location to identify critical EHS hazards
  • and aspects and also work with leadership team to create targets and objectives based on
  • key EHS risks.
  • You will determine appropriate leading and lagging indicators to track performance
  • against targets and objectives.
  • You will support creation of EHS goals for the site manager and appropriate activity based
  • goals for the leadership team and front-line supervisors to drive EHS culture, compliance
  • and results.
  • You will work to assign MESH element champions and facilitate their engagement in
  • ownership of the MESH elements and also drive and promote zero incident EHS
  • culture throughout site.
  • You will create and facilitate EHS engagement through EHS teams and committees needed
  • to accomplish the established targets and objectives for the year.
  • You will work with leadership team and MESH element champions to complete an
  • annual evaluation of compliance for EHS country, state, and local regulations.
  • You will use established EHS data processes such as MESH Suite to manage data such
  • as injuries and illnesses, environmental metrics, risk assessments, EHS action items
  • and other pertinent information.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in occupational safety or industrial hygiene from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 1 year of working experience in environmental, health and safety management and employee training.
  • Education in environmental, health and safety management and employee training in lieu of experience.
  • No relocation benefits is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within a 50 miles radius of Highland, IL will be considered.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong team-building and organizational skills.
  •  Ability to act as an agent of change, effective in enabling and driving change create training matrices to ensure that all training is defined and tracked to completion and work with site leadership team and facilities to ensure that all key EHS operational controls are in place, on a PM program, and that EHS action items are resolved on a timely basis.
  •  Ability to lead and support cross-functional teams.
  •  Advanced degree or professional certification (Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager or equivalent), or candidate willing to pursue.
  •  Ability to integrate EHS with other functions.
  • Delivering all communication with clarity, impact and passion, tailored to the audience

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: EPG BLD BLine 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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 054367