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Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Jackson, Mississippi
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel & Motion Control Systems Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group is currently seeking an EHS Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, Mississippi facility.
The primary function of the EHS Manager is to develop and maintain a proactive approach to Environmental, Health, Safety and Security functions of the Jackson plant.  This includes development and maintenance of safety processes to ensure OSHA compliance and a safe workplace, as well as moving Jackson toward the Voluntary Protection Program (VPP).  This position provides technical knowledge and support to ensure the plant is operated in a safe, healthy, secure, and environmentally-sustainable manner.  The EHS Manager advises and guides site management with regard to federal, state, local and company regulations and procedures, including those pertaining to EPA regulations, MDEQ (Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality), and WWPT (Waste Water Pre-treatment Systems). The EHS Manager also maintains secure facilities by providing support and guidance to internal support personnel and the facility’s contracted security services company.  
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  • You will maintain secure facilities by providing support and guidance to internal support personnel and the facility’s contracted security services company. Manage and direct the site in achieving EHS targets & objectives.  Direct development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate and business group EHS strategic initiatives.
  • You will drive and promote a Zero Incident Safety Culture throughout site, including Eaton’s Life Saving Rules. Prepare and submit all required environmental permit applications/renewals and routine agency reports, e.g., air emissions, water and waste water, hazardous/toxic waste, spills and releases, hazardous material/substance inventories. Manage all plant waste disposal activity to ensure compliance with applicable regulations.
  • You will develop/maintain plant emergency response plans and ensure drills are performed to document plan effectiveness.  Responsible for medical and first aid procedures and emergency response. Create and maintain site disaster preparedness program. May serve as the plant emergency coordinator. Oversee and ensure compliance with corporate MESH and site-driven programs such as ISO14001, ESP, Behavioral Training. Lead OSHA reviews and site inspections.
  • You will use established EHS data processes such as MESH Suite to investigate accidents, near misses, and environmental incidents/accidents.  Determine root cause and implement corrective actions. Evaluate proposed projects and new chemicals, ensuring plans are in place and implemented to address EHS compliance issues.
  • You will ensure all required plant safety inspections are performed and documented, e.g., fire extinguishers, fire risers, emergency response equipment, eye wash stations, emergency lights, ladders, housekeeping and that corrective actions are completed for identified deficiencies.
  • You will implement ergonomic studies; create and maintain an ergonomic program. Ensure employee health and safety training is completed on time and documented.
  • You will develop/maintain all required written safety plans, e.g., Hearing Conservation, PPE assessments. Ensure JSAs/risk/hazard analyses are performed and current. Manage PPE vendors and processes, e.g., safety glasses and shoes. 

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Required (Basic) Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 5 years of EHS experience.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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 (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in developing and delivering training in environmental, health and safety.
  • Experience with regulatory compliance concerning environmental, health, safety or security matters.
  • Experienced dealing with local, state, and federal agencies in relation to EHS.
  • Experience driving/leading culture change in an EHS environment.  

Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong ethics, values and the ability to influence others’ decision-making.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities; results-driven.
  • Knowledge of product and manufacturing process.
  • Process-oriented and ability contribute to continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to lead change in a team environment.
  • Ability to build effective teams; creative thinker.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make effective decisions.
  • Ability to think strategically and influence others’ decision-making.
  • Desire to work in a collaborative environment with strong ability to take action and get results.
  • Ability to quickly analyze, identify and implement opportunities and corporate initiatives for improvement that have measurable dollar impact each year. Change management skills.
  • Strong influencing, negotiation, coaching and consulting skills.

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: 055081