EHS Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group is currently seeking an EHS Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Kearney, NE facility.

The EHS Manager is responsible for Establishing, managing and coordinating all Environmental, Health, Safety, and Security programs and functions of the facility.  In this role, you will participate in the development of EHS personnel for this facility and other facilities within the Corporation, including members of the Vehicle Group Family, in areas of ISO 14001, VPP/ESP, Asbestos awareness, and the Corporate EHS Audit program (MESH), and other regulatory areas. 

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 Develop and implement programs for the facility to meet the regulations set forth by government agencies and Eaton.

  • You will maintain a secure facility by providing coordination of the contracted security company and applicable security measures for the facility. 

  • You will support the creation of a strong culture that engages employees in the achievement of the company’s goal of a “Zero Incident” Culture.

  • You will lead the creation of the site EHS&S targets and objectives (MESH Plan) in support of corporate, regional and business group EHS&S strategic initiatives designed to drive EHS&S culture, compliance, and results.

  • You will ensure that the federal, state, and local EHS regulations are met including air, land and water to provide a safe working environment for employees, and a clean and healthful environment for the community.

  • You will maintain fiscally and socially responsible methods and processes of managing natural resources and waste.

  • You will interface with regulatory agencies and divisional personnel to direct environmental, safety, and health efforts at the facility, in the division, and other groups within the company. 

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in managing environmental, occupational health or safety programs within a manufacturing environment

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship 

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene or Environmental discipline
  • Professional certification such as Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) or Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM)

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: 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?: Relocation from within hiring region only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time