Eaton Corporation EHS Environmental Coordinator in Queretaro, Mexico

This position (together with the EHS Engineer) provides environmental, health, safety, and security leadership to the site. Individual is accountable for: directing EHS activities at his/her location(s); 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; creating a strong EHS culture that engages employees throughout the site in EHS teams and processes. Being conducted at any time according to Eaton’s Ethics and Values.

A. Manages and directs site in achieving EHS targets & objectives. Directs development, maintenance, and achievement of goals in support of corporate and business group EHS strategic initiatives.

B. 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.

C. Determines appropriate leading and lagging indicators to track performance against targets and objectives.

D. 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.

E. Works to assign MESH element champions and facilitate their engagement in ownership of the MESH elements. Acting as a Champion or Co-Champion in several categories or elements (according with the assignment matrix).

F. Drives and promotes zero incident EHS culture throughout site.

G. Creates and facilitates EHS engagement through EHS teams and committees needed to accomplish the established targets and objectives for the year.

H. Works with leadership team and MESH element champions to complete an annual evaluation of compliance for EHS country, state, and local regulations.

I. Pursues third party recognition for programs that establish the site and Eaton’s EHS program as world class.

J. Uses established EHS data processes such as MESH Suite to manage data such as injuries and illnesses, environmental metrics, risk assessments, EHS action items and other pertinent information.

K. Create training matrix to ensure that all training is defined and tracked to completion

L. Work with site leadership team and facilities to ensure that all key EHS operational controls are in place, on a PM program, and that EHS action items are resolved on a timely basis.

M. Performs activities according to the Quality and Environmental policies established by the business

N. Applies the Safety and Environment principles and methodology to prevent accidents

O. Attend training courses assigned by Human Resources Department

P. Support and/or participate on Continuous Improvement Activities such as: Kaizen, Ideas Programs, cost out and/or demonstrate improvements in goals year over year in our processes or practices aligned to achieve or business goals and/objectives.


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

• 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

• Prior experience or education with an emphasis in environmental, health and safety program management and employee training.

• Industrial Engineering Degree or similar

• Bilingual Spanish - English

• +3 experience years as EHS Engineer/Supervisor in manufacture industry.

• Knowledge of Mexican regulatory laws

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: Latin America

Organization: HYD Hydraulics 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

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