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Eaton Corporation Lead EHS Analyst in Galesburg, Michigan

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Lead EHS Analyst join our team. This position is based at our Galesburg MI facility.

Position Overview:

The Lead EHS Analyst provides environmental, health, and safety to the Galesburg, Michigan campus. Individual is accountable for: directing EHS activities at his/her location; 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 and pandemics; creating a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes.

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:

  • Provide leadership and management for all Environmental Health & Safety related systems for the Galesburg facility.

  • Drive continuous improvement by implementing EHS risk management methods, procedures and programs to reduce accidents and injuries.

  • Serve as an expert resource for management for health and safety information regarding those processes and regulations.

  • Develop and deliver training and training tools for all relevant internal EHS initiatives and regulatory required EHS training. Actively train employees on site-wide health and safety objectives including the internal Management of the Environment, Safety, Security, and Health guidelines.

  • Lead and/or assist in the investigation of work-related injuries/illnesses to identify causes and recommend corrections.

  • Ensure compliance with local laws and regulations and be the liaison with external regulatory, advisory, certification and registration bodies. Work with company Legal team to manage claims, including challenges and appeals; ensure compliance to relevant legislation and processes.

  • Partner with Facilities on projects for sustainability goals (Water, Waste and Green House Gas Reductions). Ensure compliance in waste, hazardous waste, and universal waste requirements.

  • Develop and deliver employee safety and/or environmental training per corporate and regulatory requirements.

  • Ensure proper incident reporting and injury/medical case management. Assist with workers compensation cases and ensure Early and Safe Return to Work programs.

  • Evaluate the risks associated with proposed projects and new chemicals and ensures appropriate risk reduction plans are implemented.

  • Evaluate and monitor contractor management process to ensure compliance with corporate and regulatory requirements. Work with project coordinator to ensure appropriate permits, training, and risk assessments are reviewed and completed.

  • Act as the Environmental Health & Safety Management Representative for all 3rd party certifications and manage the internal audit programs. Support Corporate Compliance Audit Program, including assisting locations to close audit findings, assesses appropriateness of corrective and preventive actions, etc.

  • Directs the site’s plant’s environmental management system for MESH and maintain the sites ISO 14001 certification.

  • Actively maintain a positive commitment to the prevention of pollution and protection of the environment by following ISO 14000 environmental procedures, work instructions and other operational controls.

  • Coordinate the recycling efforts for the facility. Work with program owners on all site waste disposal activity to ensure compliance with applicable regulations

  • Develops/maintains plant emergency response plans and ensures drills are performed to document plan effectiveness. Serve as the site emergency response coordinator.

  • Reviews site 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.

  • Active member of pandemic response team.

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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in the field of EHS in a manufacturing plant environment and/or research and development facility

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates who currently reside within 50 miles of the Galesburg will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree preferred

  • Professional certification (Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager, or country equivalent where available).

Position Criteria:

  • Proficiency in local languages.

  • 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

  • Comprehension of industry, state, and country EHS requirements

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: VEH Vehicle 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

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.