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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

El Paso, Texas
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Commercial Distribution Products and Assemblies division is currently seeking an Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Manager to join our team.

The EHS Manager is responsible for:

The environmental, health, safety, and security leadership to the site. This individual is accountable for directing EHS activities at the site; establishing EHS objectives and targets; internal reporting of EHS performance; communication of national, area, and local regulatory requirements, and; act as the site EHS liaison with the Group and Corporate EHS teams.


The EHS manager is also responsible for maintaining site ISO/OHSA certifications; assuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics; assuring closures of MESH (Management of Environmental, Safety, Security and Health) and regulatory agency findings on a timely basis; completion of required training for EHS personnel; managing interfaces with the public and governmental authorities with adverse findings and enforcement actions; directing actions during crises; site security, creating a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes.


This is a unique opportunity to lead the effort to build a team from the ground up as operations in El Paso get started.

In this role you will:
  • Identify EHS risk areas and developing short and long-term strategies to address them.
  • Manage and monitor air emissions, hazardous waste compliance, wastewater and storm water operations.
  • Manage OSHA employee right-to-know and community right-to-know programs.
  • Responsible for planning, implementing and tracking related EHS training programs.
  • Responsible for reviewing EHS impacts of new equipment and production processes through the Management of Change process.
  • Monitor changes and maintain current compliance updates with EHS regulations and Eaton MESH requirements. You will implement applicable changes for the site.
  • Prepare routine EHS reports, plans and other documents that must be filed with regulatory agencies.
  • Work in coordination with Human Resources in performing administrative duties related to workers compensation and return to work issues related to EHS.
  • Provide support of implementation of Worker’s Compensation policies.
  • You will support and direct plant activities as they pertain to Eaton MESH corporate program. (Management of Environmental, Safety, Security and Health)
  • Assist establishing, maintaining or implementing teams in the areas of accident investigation, audit/ inspection, work station risk assessments, visual work instructions, emergency preparedness and response, First Responders (CPR/First aid), chemical management, environmental aspect analysis, safety and health risk analysis.
  • Responsible for managing the site security Program
  • Responsible for managing the site sustainability program
  • Provide daily guidance, supervision of the EHS analyst and technician, including mentoring and coaching of these individuals as to support building a sustainable organization.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • 5+ years’ experience in environmental, health, and safety (or a combination of these functions).
  • External candidates must be legally authorized to work within the United States without company sponsorship
  • Internal candidates (current Eaton employees) must currently work in the United States or Mexico
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Science from an accredited institution.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of TX specific safety and environmental regulatory requirements
  • Program management experience.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Professional certification (Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager).
  • Previous experience in a leadership role.
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of ISO standards, industry regulations / processes related to EHS (e.g. OSHA, ISO 14001, MESH, VPP, etc.)
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish
Position Criteria:
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong communication, organizational and computer skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills to resolve conflict, develop employees and facilitate corrective action while fostering an environment that supports Eaton values& philosophy.
  • Change agent with strategic focus and executive command
  • Ability to work in a highly unstructured and ambiguous environment

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Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods 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 hiring region only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 064417