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Environment, Health, & Safety Manager

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Manager, Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) to join our team. This position is based at our Santa Ana, CA facility.

Position Overview:

The EHS Manager will provide environmental, health, safety and security support to the Eaton manufacturing facilities in Santa Ana, CA, supporting approximately 150 employees in total.

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.

In this function you will:

  • Champion and lead zero-incident EHS culture throughout the assigned locations by developing, maintaining and communicating EHS targets, proactive safety management, and leading strategic EHS initiatives / projects
  • Lead and guide elements of the implementation of MESH (Management System of Environmental, Safety, Security and Health) via team leadership, program management and coaching to drive improvements
  • Enable data-driven safety decision making, data management and analysis through available tools such as MESH Suite to improve incidents, injuries and illnesses, environmental impact, risk assessments, and other EHS related actions
  • Foster employee and leader engagement through safety teams, training, training programs, project management, communications, and other employee facing activities
  • Provide clarity and closure for all open safety incidents (injuries, incidents, spills, property damage & near misses, etc.) through diligent investigations, leadership reporting, system tracking / entry, appropriate remediation and closure actions
  • Ensure effective internal and external compliance management via audits, compliance activities, permitting, documentation, and other regulatory requirements

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


Qualifications - Internal

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Minimum 3 (three) years’ experience in safety, environmental or health role
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • Relocation is not provided for this role. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Santa Ana, CA facility to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental studies, manufacturing engineering, management/business, or a related technical field is preferred
  • Experience in environmental, health and safety program management and/or employee EHS training. Preference for manufacturing experience
  • Experience in electrical safety or supporting employees working in a live electrical environment preferred
  • First aid / CPR / AED certifications preferred

Position Criteria:

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others
  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus
  • Ability to effectively present results and recommendations to senior-level executive team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Comprehension of industry, state, and country EHS requirements
  • Adept at utilization of company-wide system for reporting EHS data and information
  • Ability to integrate EHS with other functions
  • Ability to act as an agent of change effective in enabling and driving change
  • Delivering all communication with clarity, impact and passion and tailored to the audience

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.



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: CPDI PDI

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Santa Ana , Environment, Health, & Safety Manager, Other , Santa Ana, California

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