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EHS Supervisor

Youngsville, North Carolina
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton Electrical  division  is currently seeking an EHS supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Youngsville, NC facility.
This position provides environmental, health, safety, and security leadership to the Youngsville Plant Operations facility with responsibility for over 140 employees.  Individual is accountable for: directing EHS activities at his/her location(s); establishing EHS objectives and targets; internal reporting of EHS performance; communication of national, area, and local regulatory requirements, and; ensuring documents are available in the local languages.  Position facilitates risk assessment at site, determines leading/lagging indicators to track performance. maintaining site ISO/OHSAS certifications; assuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics; assuring closure of MESH (Management System for Environmental, Safety and security and Health) and regulatory agency findings on a timely basis; completion of required training for EHS personnel; 
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  • Manages and directs site in achieving EHS targets & objectives.  Directs development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate and business group EHS strategic initiatives.
  • Facilitates risk assessment at the location to identify critical EHS hazards and aspects.  Works with leadership team to create targets and objectives based on key EHS risks.
  • Determines appropriate leading and lagging indicators to track performance against targets and objectives.
  • Supports creation of EHS goals for the site manager and appropriate activity based goals for the leadership team, functional managers, and front-line supervisors to drive EHS culture, compliance, and results.
  • Works to assign MESH (Management System for Environmental, Safety and security and Health) element champions and facilitate their engagement in ownership of the MESH elements.
  • Drives and promotes zero incident EHS culture throughout site.
  • Creates and facilitates EHS engagement through EHS teams and committees needed to accomplish the established targets and objectives for the year.
  • Works with leadership team and MESH element champions to complete an annual evaluation of compliance for EHS country, state, and local regulations. 
  • Pursues third party recognition for programs that establish the site and Eaton’s EHS program as world class.
  • Uses 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.
  • Create training matrices to ensure that all training is defined and tracked to completion
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in one of the following: Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Studies, Manufacturing Engineering, Management/Business
  • Minimum of 3 years working experience in EHS or Continuous Improvement or Manufacturing Engineering OR Minimum 1 year of experience with a Master’s degree
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Preferred certifications include: Occupational Safety and Health Technician (OSHTEC); Associate Safety Professional (ASP); Certified Safety Professional (CSP), CHMM, REM
Position Criteria
  • Ability to demonstrate Effective communication skills (verbal, written)
  • Ability to demonstrate effective leadership and teambuilding skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with little direction and effectively operate in a team-oriented environment required.
  • Adept at utilization of company-wide system for reporting EHS data and information
  • Ability to demonstrate managerial courage (e.g., managing varied interests representing potential conflicts)
  • Detailed comprehension of industry/state/country specific environmental, health, and safety requirements.
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of OSHA and Worker’s Compensation regulations
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge of EPA and NCDEP regulations required
  • Ability to be a change agent and deliver all communication with clarity, impact and passion, and 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: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

Job Level: Entry Level
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 hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 060969