EHS Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicles division is currently seeking a EHS Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Aguascalientes’ facility.

The EHS Manager is responsible for 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 requirements.

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Supports High five metrics performance by establishing continuous improvement plans and projects, executing them on time.

  • Supervises all required environmental permit applications/renewals and routine agency reports

  • Manages all plant waste disposal activity to ensure compliance with applicable regulations

  • Develops/maintains plant emergency response plans and ensures drills are performed to document plan effectiveness.  May serve as the plant emergency coordinator.

  • Reviews plant environmental permits and ensures terms and conditions are understood and complied with, ensures required documentation is maintained and required regulatory reports are submitted to the respective agency (air discharge permits, biological storm and discharge water process permits)

  • Evaluates proposed projects and proposed new chemicals and ensures plans are in-place and implemented to address EHS compliance issues

  • Supports and/or directs the plant’s ISO 14001 EMS

  • Ensures required employee EHS training is completed on-time and documented & may perform training.

  • Develops and implements plant programs, policies and procedures to conform with Eaton EHS mandates, e.g., MESH, ISO 14001, PASST, Industria Limpia

  • Investigates EHS incidents/accidents to determine root causes and prepares and implements corrective action plans

  • Coordinates and participates in teams or committees of EHS of the plant

  • Completes activities according to the MESH procedures. See attachment for more details

  • Reports any problem, conflict or opportunity of improvement of MESH to the department of EHS or members of the staff

  • IMSS regulations compliance.
  • Champion for Category 2,3,4 in MESH
  • Develops/maintains all required written safety plans, e.g., HazCom, BBS, Hearing Conservation, LOTO, PPE Assessments

  • Ensures all required plant safety inspections are performed and documented, e.g., fire extinguishers, fire risers, emergency response equipment, safety showers, eye wash stations, emergency lights, ladders, housekeeping and that corrective actions are completed for identified deficiencies

  • Assists in the performance of accident and near-miss investigations and ensures root causes are identified and corrective actions implemented

  • Ensures the MSDS database is up-to-date for all materials

  • Chairs/ co-chairs the plant safety committee
  • Performs and maintains current JSA’s
  • Ensures required employee health and safety training is completed on-time and documented. 

  • May perform training.
  • Compiles required safety performance metric data for the and for reporting to government agencies and to Eaton performance metric measurement databases (IMSS and STPS)

  • Coordinates the IH hazard assessment and monitoring program for measuring and documenting employee exposures

  • Supports and/or directs the plant’s health and safety management system, e.g., MESH, VPP, 18001

  • Provide safe work environmental for all employees

  • Ensure all environmental regulations required.  See attachment for more details"   


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:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and training for government agencies requirements

  • Lean manufacturing Knowledge (Lean practitioner recommended)

  • Financial basics
  • Detailed comprehension of industry/state/country specific environmental, health, and safety requirements.

  • Knowledge and training for Hazard Materials Handling and Emergency Response requirements

  • Thorough knowledge and training for EHS systems development and deployment

  • Knowledge of financial concepts and techniques utilized to establish value propositions of operational changes

  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques, (8d´s, 5W, A3)

  • Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams

  • Ability to identify multiple cost-effective options to address EHS matters

  • Experience with communicating with regulatory agencies

  • Large projects and expenditures will be reviewed and approved with supervisor as necessary

  • EHS guidance received from Group and Corporate EHS Offices


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: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time