Eaton Corporation EHS Manager in San Jose, Costa Rica

We are looking for an EHS Manager in San Jose/Costa Rica.

She/He will be responsible for:

  • Provide environmental, health, safety, and security leadership to the site.

  • Directing EHS activities at Costa Rica and Canovanas, PR plants, Sales office in Colombia and Engineering Services;

  • Internal reporting of EHS performance;

  • 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.


Education / Experience required to meet position qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Discipline or equivalent;

  • Advanced degree or professional certification (like Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Certified Hazardous Materials Manager or country equivalent);

  • English level: fluent;

  • Experience with an emphasis in Environmental, Health and Safety program management and employee training;

  • Comprehension of Eaton, industry, state, and country EHS requirements;

  • Ability to demonstrate managerial courage;

  • Ability to lead and support cross-functional EHS teams.

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Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: Latin America

Organization: EPG LAC Latin AmericaCaribbean Division

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, 25 % of the Time

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