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EHS Specialist

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Eaton Corporation
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Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in 2012. The 2013 revenue of the combined companies was over $22B. Eaton has approximately 101,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit .
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EHS Specialist
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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.

Are you seeking an opportunity to expand your skill set and career? Are you looking for a company that offers further development, coaching, and advancement opportunities? Do you have an intense passion for Plant Safety and Success and strive to have a positive impact on the day to day operations? If so, Eaton’s Troy, IL plant may be the opportunity you have looking for!

 

Eaton’s Cooper B-Line is seeking a talented EHS Specialist for the Troy, IL location.

 

Here at Eaton – we make Safety Work* and as the EHS Specialist, you will be leading EHS activities at the site, establishing EHS objectives and targets and ensuring all necessary documents are available. You will also gain exposure in leading and maintaining the ISO/OHSAS certifications – ensuring accurate and completed EHS reporting of metrics. You will be interfacing with public and government authorities and taking necessary actions during crises.

 
Essential Functions:
  • Manages and directs site in achieving EHS targets & objectives.
  • Works to develop, maintain, and achieve 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.
  • Strive to 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 required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position; candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius in order to be considered. 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Safety, Environmental Management, Occupational Health and Safety, or Environmental Health and Safety 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
  • Experience with workers compensation
  • Fall protection certifications
  • Certified Industrial Vehicle Instructor
  • Demonstrated experience with safety programs
  • Ergonomics experience
  • Proven track record of safety metric performance and improvement

Additional Information:

  • Travel Percentage: 10%
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Company:

Location:
Troy, IL 62294

Status:
Full Time
Employee

Job Category:
Quality Assurance/Safety

Job Number:
052494

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