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Middlesex, North Carolina
United States
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EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
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Electrical & Electronic Products, Machinery & Equipment
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1-2 years
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Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

Job ID: 029255
Function: Environmental Health & Safety
Position Type: Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Location: Middlesex, NC US
Relocation Provided: No
Remote Work: No
Job Description
Eaton Hydraulics in Middlesex, NC is hiring for an Environmental, Health, and Safety Manager.
This role will be responsible to provide technical knowledge and support to the manufacturing departments insuring that the plant is operated in a safe and environmentally sustainable manner with regard to all Federal, State, Local and Corporate Environmental and Safety Regulations.


  • Prepares and submits all required environmental permit applications/renewals and routine agency reports, e.g., air emissions, water and waste water, hazardous/toxic waste, spills and releases, hazardous material/substance inventories
  • 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, e.g., air discharge permits, storm water discharge permits, local waste water permits
  • Evaluates proposed projects and proposed new chemicals and ensures plans are in-place and implemented to address EHS compliance issues
  • Coordinates the plant’s MESH compliance. Administers and monitors plant safety and environmental compliance with federal and state legislation and ISO 14001. Serves as emergency coordinator of Hazardous Waste and bulk oil chemical spill containment program; as well as coordinator for the emergency response involving workplace violence.
  • Ensures required employee environmental training is completed on time and documented.  
  • May perform training.
  • Participates in the Corporate EHS assessment process. Develops and implements plant programs, policies and procedures to conform with Eaton EHS mandates, e.g., MESH.
  • Investigates environmental incidents/accidents to determine root causes and prepares and implements corrective action plans
  • Coordinates and assists with corporate initiatives, participating on teams in order to drive best practices across Eaton Corp.
  • Comply with OSHA requirements for all workplace practices.
  • Model the Eaton ethical conduct policy, the Eaton Values and Philosophy, and comply with all other corporate, plant, and regulatory policies and regulations as applicable. 

Health & Safety:

  • Develops/maintains all required written safety plans, e.g., Hearing Conservation, PPE 
  • 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
  • Serve as chairperson for plant MESH leadership Team and provides guidance and resources to MESH Team (formerly safety team)
  • Ensures JSA’s/risk/hazard analyses are performed and are current and perform analysis as required.
  • Ensures required employee health and safety training is completed on time and documented.
  • Compiles required safety performance metric data for the Country specific injury/illness log and for reporting to government agencies and MESH Suite.
  • 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., VPP, 18000,  ISRS or country equivalent.
  • Ensure compliance with MESH requirements including Management of Change
  • Support Continuous Improvement in all areas of the facility

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in the field of EHS in a manufacturing plant environment.
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university is required
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship on an on-going basis. 
Position Criteria:

  • Knowledge and training for hazardous/toxic waste requirements
  • 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
  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes
  • Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams
  • Proficient computer-systems knowledge and application skills
  • Written and oral communication skills 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, or Environmental Discipline from an accredited college/university
  • 3 years of working experience in a diversified environment in environmental, safety, loss prevention and emergency response management, consulting or supervision
  • Professional certification preferred (Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, or country equivalent)

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit our website.
At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers.
Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.
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