Eaton Corporation EHS Manager in Troy, Illinois

Eaton has an immediate opening for a EHS Manager in our Troy, IL location.

This position is responsible for directing EHS activities at site, establishing EHS objectives and targets, and ensuring documents are available in the local languages. The perspective candidate will also maintain site ISO/OHSAS certifications, ensure accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics and closure of MESH and regulatory agency findings, manage interfaces with public and governmental authorities, and direct actions during crises.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages and directs site in achieving EHS targets & objectives. Directs development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate and business group EHS strategic initiatives.

  • Facilitates risk assessment at the location to identify critical EHS hazards and aspects. Works with leadership team to create targets and objectives based on key EHS risks.

  • Determines appropriate leading and lagging indicators to track performance against targets and objectives.

  • Supports 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.

  • Works to assign MESH (safety management) element champions and facilitate their engagement in ownership of the MESH elements.

  • Drives and promotes zero incident EHS culture throughout site.

  • Creates and facilitates 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.

  • Works with leadership team and MESH element champions to complete an annual evaluation of compliance of EHS local, state and federal regulations.

  • Pursues 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

  • Work with site leadership team and facilities to ensure that all key EHS operational controls are in place.

  • Create a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

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

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety or Environmental Management from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in EHS (Environmental Health & Safety)

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Certified Safety Professional (CSP)

  • Experience working within a unionized facility

  • Understands OSHA regulations

  • Lean Fundamentals understanding

  • Understanding of ISO 14001 standards and internal auditor

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: Individual Contributor

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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