This position provides environmental, health, safety, and security leadership to the site. Individual is accountable for: directing EHS activities at his/her location(s); establishing EHS objectives and targets; internal reporting of EHS performance; communication of national, area, and local regulatory requirements, and; ensuring documents are available in the local languages.

Position is responsible for:
Maintaining site ISO/OHSAS certifications; assuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics; assuring closure of MESH and regulatory agency findings on a timely basis; completion of required training for EHS personnel; managing interfaces with the public and governmental authorities with adverse findings and enforcement actions; directing actions during crises; site security, creating a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes. Carry out all activities according to Eaton’s Ethics and Values. 

  • 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 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 EHS teams and committees 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 for EHS country, state, and local regulations. 
  • Pursues third party recognition for programs that establish the site and Eaton’s EHS program as world class. 
  • Uses established EHS data processes such as MESH Suite to manage data such as injuries and illnesses, environmental metrics, risk assessments, EHS action items and other pertinent information. 
  • 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, on a PM program, and that EHS action items are resolved on a timely basis. 
Qualifications:
  • Comprehension of Eaton, industry, state, and country EHS requirements. 
  • Strong team-building skills 
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Adept at utilization of company-wide system for reporting EHS data and information 
  • Ability to demonstrate managerial courage (e.g., managing varied interests representing potential conflicts) 
  • Ability to lead and support cross-functional EHS teams 
  • Prior experience or education with an emphasis in environmental, health and safety program management and employee training. 
  • Four (4) year degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental discipline or equivalent. 
  • Advanced degree or professional certification (Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, or country equivalent where available) -encouraged, or candidate must have willingness to pursue. 
  • Proficiency in local languages 

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

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Job: Environmental Health & Safety
Region: Latin America

Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group
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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Requisition ID: 038994