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EHS Manager

Reno, Nevada
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division has an opening for an EHS Manager. The position is located at the Reno, NV Facility.

The EHS Manager provides environmental, health, safety, and security leadership for the Reno, NV facility to drive compliance and functional excellence throughout the plant. 

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 manage and direct site in achieving EHS targets & objectives

  • You will assign and support MESH (Management of Environment Safety & Health) element champions and facilitate their engagement in ownership of the MESH elements

  • You will create and maintain training matrices to ensure all training is defined and tracked to completion

  • You will work with site leadership team to ensure that all key EHS operational controls are in place and that EHS action items are resolved on a timely basis

  • You will work with leadership team and MESH element champions to complete an annual evaluation of compliance for EHS Federal, State, and local regulations

  • You will direct development, facilities, and achievement of goals in support of corporate, regional and business group EHS strategic initiatives.

  • You will lead and/or participate in the investigation of employee concerns, EHS Incidents, and Employee Observations/Near Misses, along with corrective action development, implementation and follow-up

  • You will maintain and communicate EHS metrics as required, to facility, division and/or corporate EHS management

  • You will evaluate effectiveness of existing EHS programs; determine the need for any additional programs; develop and implement additional programs as needed, or dictated by division and corporate management

  • You will actively involve and lead the Joint and Executive Safety Committees; evaluate recommendations; develop and implement corrective actions

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 from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years of manufacturing experience
  • Minimum 5 years of EHS experience
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 50 miles of the facility will be considered for this position. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in EHS or related field from an accredited institution
  • Experience with EHS management system
  • Leadership experience in high accountability culture and metrics driven environment
  • Experience with lean tools
  • Project Management Experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification (Green or Black Belt)
Position Criteria:
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate a team for maximum results
  • Demonstrated ability to drive change and successfully lead and implement change activities
  • Understanding of all components of a Corporate EHS Program
  • Ability to execute on regulatory requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to build positive working relationships with all levels of employees
  • Evaluate EHS programs, and then develop and implement corrective actions.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Significant experience with day to day application of Federal and state laws, OSHA and EPA regulations as well as MESH and worker’s compensation

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: 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?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 069899