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Redditch, England
United Kingdom
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EH&S Manager/Coordinator: Single site
Industry Segments:
Electrical & Electronic Products, Machinery & Equipment
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Manager

The Lakeside facility with 150 employees is a global supplier of high quality, conveyance components and systems for the aerospace and defense industry.
The successful candidate will be Responsible for management of EHS at the facility, facilitation of a Zero Incident Safety Culture and the achievement/maintenance of key 3rd Party accreditations such as ISO14001, OHSAS18001 and compliance with Eaton’s corporate MESH (Management of Environmental, Health & Safety) requirements. The candidate will also have proven track record in a manufacturing environment and have experience in managing EHS function as well as experience in Facilities Management.
This role reports to Plant Manager of Lakeside and is a part of Lakeside's management team.
Essential Functions: 

  • Ensure all legislative requirements are met for health, safety and environment and advise management of any changes that are required to ensure the company complies. Maintain an up to date knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental legislation
  • Take appropriate action to ensure that the site maintains it OHSAS18001 & ISO14001 registrations and that it achieves the requirements of MESH
  • Develop and implement plant programmes, policies and procedures to conform with Eaton mandates, i.e MESH. Ensure that management of change process is completed in detail in order to reduce/eliminate any risks associated with change
  • Promote the responsibility for health and safety to employees at all levels of the organization, through safety briefings, health & safety committee, sharing of best practices from the wider Eaton, Safety Week etc.
  • Participate fully in the specification of new equipment or modification of existing equipment to ensure all required safety standards are met in respect of any new machinery/ modified equipment or process introduced on site prior to commission.  Engage with maintenance in the proper specification of plant infrastructure improvements such that the site complies with latest health & safety requirements
  • Carry out regular inspections on plant, facilities and activities to ensure compliance with legislation and company policy is being achieved as well as leading weekly site safety and monthly security gemba walks with plant leadership
  • Work with supervisors and managers to ensure all general and specific risk assessments are completed and reviewed in a timely fashion
  • Develop an annual safety plan and communicate progress to management utilizing the site EHS roadmap tools cascaded from Division/Aerospace
  • Lead with the Plant Manager meetings of the site safety committees and present accident statistics, legislative changes and general health, safety and environmental information
  • Establish training plan and deliver, with the help of internal and external resource, training for all employees (including frequency of refresher training for employees/contractors)
  • Provide Management with information for safety briefings  and input any key safety messages/initiatives via all-hands brief
  • Work with supervisors and managers to ensure accident investigations are completed within the requirements of the company policy and report any statutory reporting requirements are met
  • Liaise with the medical department on health related matters
  • Advise on and participate in safety audits within the division
  • Oversee safety aspects of the use of forklift trucks and coordinate training
  • Ensure processes are in place to maintain fire safety
  • Produce statistics for the plant, division and corporate measures and develop action plans for improvement
  • Ensure that new contractor/employee safety inductions are completed at both site level and work centre level and review and approve standard work instructions for conformance with the safe working practices required to complete the tasks.


  • Degree (or equivalent)
  • Experience in Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) processes
  • Understanding of UK EHS legislation 
  • Experience in manufacturing processes
  • Good communication skills and ability to communicate at all levels
  • NEBOSH diploma or working towards it
What Eaton offers: 

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us
  • Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development
  • Culture & Values - at Eaton, our values and culture define who we are
  • Inclusion & Diversity - openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully
  • Wellness - Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen
About Eaton:
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit our website.
Eaton is a world leader and premier innovator in aerospace. Eaton designs, manufactures and integrates the industry’s most advanced products and technologies for hydraulic systems, fuel and inverting systems, motion control and engine solutions, propulsion sub-systems and cockpit interface and circuit protection applications for commercial and military programs. Eaton’s comprehensive portfolio of components consistently sets the industry standard for engineering excellence, resulting in superior systems design and integration capability. These products power hundreds of military and commercial aircraft platforms with a focus on improved reliability, weight reduction and fuel efficiency. For more information, visit www.eaton.eu and www.aerospace.eaton.com.
Please note by applying for this vacancy you will be a subject of background check process.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. 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.

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution
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
Requisition ID: 029442

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