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EHS Supervisor

Arden, North Carolina
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division in Arden, NC has an opening for an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Supervisor.


The EHS Supervisor will provide environmental, health, safety and security leadership to the site. The supervisor is accountable for directing EHS activities at site including establishing EHS objectives and targets, internal reporting of EHS performance, ensures plant level EHS programs, policies, procedures and systems are developed, implemented and sustained to ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulatory requirements and conformance with Eaton Corporation mandates. Position is also responsible to maintain site ISO/OSHAS certification along with supporting the creation of strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site.


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.


Position Criteria:

  • You will champion, and lead projects designed to effectively drive improvements in our “Zero Incident Safety Culture” program(s) Drive and promotes zero incident EHS culture throughout site.  Facilitate risk assessment at the location to identify critical EHS hazards and aspects. Work with leadership team to create targets and objectives based on key EHS risks.
  • You will partner with other functional support/engineering teams to ensure plant projects, changes, upgrades and modifications adhere to and meet the PROLaunch and MESH “Change Management” processes; assists Operational Excellence engineering team with building and grounds capital projects as required.  Support the 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.
  • You will create and facilitate EHS engagement through the Safety Committee, safety related kaizen events, and weekly Gemba walks needed to accomplish the established targets and objectives for the year.  Compile and analyze MESH data for capturing in Eaton’s Safety database to include corrective action tracking and MESH scoring; produces data for monthly balanced scorecard based on MESH corrective action completion and incident rates.
  • You will review plant environmental permits and ensures terms and conditions are understood and complied with, ensure required documentation is maintained and require regulatory reports are submitted to the respective agency, e.g., air discharge permits, storm water discharge permits, local waste water permits.  Work with leadership team and MESH element champions to complete an annual evaluation of compliance of EHS local, state and federal regulations.
  • You will pursue third party recognition for programs that establish the site and Eaton’s EHS program as world class. Create training matrices to ensure that all training is defined and tracked to completion. Participate in the Corporate EHS assessment process.


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:

        Bachelor’s Degree accredited institution

        Minimum 3 years of Environmental, Health and Safety experience in a manufacturing or operations environment or a combination of those functions.

        Minimum One year of supervisor experience in a manufacturing or operations     environment.

        Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

        Bachelor’s degree in Safety, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and         Safety, Engineering or Environmental Health and Safety from an accredited institution.

        Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

        Lean Fundamental understanding

        Understands OSHA/ISO regulations

        Experience driving culture change.

        Strong people skills, organizational and planning skills and ability to manage more than    one task at a time

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: Team Leader/Supervisor
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: 062691