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Environmental Health & Safety Manager




Greenwood, South Carolina, United States

Eaton’s Power Distribution Control & Assemblies division is currently seeking a Environmental Health & Safety Manager. This position is located in Greenwood, SC and will offer relocation residing outside 50 miles of the facility..

The expected annual salary range for this role is $120,075.03 - $176,110 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

The Environmental Health & Safety Manager is to provide Environmental, Health, Safety, Security and Sustainability leadership for the Greenwood Laurens Hwy facilities. This requires a proactive approach to development and maintenance of processes to ensure compliance with applicable Federal, State and Local laws as well as Eaton’s EHS Management System (MESH), including ISO 14001 requirements. This position will be responsible for identifying and leading EHS activities, assuring accurate and complete EHS reporting of metrics, managing interfaces with governmental authorities and external parties, and providing technical and tactical support to plant leadership to ensure the plant is operated in a safe, healthy, secure, and environmentally sustainable manner.

What you’ll do:

  • Champion and lead projects designed to effectively drive improvements in our “Zero Incident Safety Culture” programs.
  • Facilitate risk assessments to identify critical EHS hazards and work with our leadership team to create targets and objectives based on key EHS risks. Coordinate plant security and loss control efforts.
  • Partner with other functional support/engineering teams to ensure plant projects, changes, upgrades, and modifications adhere to and mee "Change Management” processes.
  • Assist our Operational Excellence Team with environmental, health, safety, security or sustainability capital projects
  • Maintain federal and regulatory compliance for the facility (EPA, OSHA, SCDHEC, etc.).
  • Review plant 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
  • Champion MESH program and assessment process and work with plant leadership team to drive MESH Champions engagement.
  • Develop/maintain all required written MESH, regulatory and training requirements, e.g., HazCom, BBP, Hearing Conservation, LOTO, Confined Space, Fall Protection, PPE Assessments etc.
  • Improve Employee Engagement by actively partnering with all plant personnel on safety programs
  • Compile required safety performance metric data for the OSHA specific injury/illness log and management of the worker’s compensation program.
  • Pursue third party recognition for programs that establish the site and Eaton’s EHS program as world class


Basic (Required) Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Five (5) years of Environmental Health and Safety experience
  • Three (3) years of experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • Two (2) years' experience as a supervisor/manager

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in occupational safety, industrial hygiene, environmental discipline from an accredited institution
  • Environmental Health and Safety certification preferred such as CSP, CIH, CHMM, etc
  • Experience with regulatory compliance concerning environmental, health, safety or security matters.
  • Experience with providing development and support to direct reports.
  • Experience driving/leading culture change in an EHS environment.


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