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Environmental, Health & Safety Manager

PurposeBuilt Brands

PurposeBuilt Brands

Gurnee, IL, USA
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

EHS Manager

Hybrid-Gurnee, Illinois

Travel: 10%

Who We Are:

PurposeBuilt Brands, rooted in a legacy dating back to Weiman, stands as a pioneer in crafting top-tier products for specialty surfaces. Our beloved brands, including Weiman, Goo Gone, Green Gobbler, Biokleen, Gonzo, Magic, Wright’s, Stone Care International, Urnex, Five Star, and Micro-Scientific, are preferred choices among consumers and seasoned professionals alike.

At PBB, we seek to hire employees who bring a level of engagement, drive, and performance that pushes business forward. We work together and are motivated by positive results, while continuously thriving in a scrappy environment. We believe our greatest assets are the talented and passionate employees who are motivated by our purposeful work. Our company may be 60 years old, but the real growth is just getting started.

The Role:

The EH&S Manager is responsible for providing focus, definition, and technical expertise for the development of a proactive Environmental, Health, and Safety (EH&S) program. This role is required to develop programs across the scope of all three EH&S pillars while developing relationships with local city/town officials in multiple locations. It is expected that the chosen candidate will bring proven experience with innovative EH&S compliance and risk reduction techniques. Its important for the candidate to understand how to implement an effective sustaining EH&S program in a manufacturing environment.

What You Will Do:

  • Ability to lead and manage the full scope of Environmental, Health and Safety requirements.
  • Capable of aligning and influencing others to achieve the desired EH&S performance objectives.
  • Partner with PBB site leaders to ensure alignment of EH&S requirements, scheduled improvements, team needs, and to seek necessary support of site roadblocks.
  • Develop and implement EH&S policies, procedures, KPIs and programs across the company.
  • Maintain updated OSHA and EPA-required written programs and develop/conduct training as necessary including OSHA injury logs. Administer hazardous waste removal and reporting.
  • Oversee the Environmental reporting and monitoring of company’s wastewater compliance.
  • Oversee the necessary EH&S training to support and enhance the organization's safety culture, standardizing procedures throughout all sites.
  • Develop and deploy policies, procedures, and programs to support the identification of best-practices and leverage these throughout the organization.
  • Develop and facilitate employee-led teams that solve problems and lead the respective location for safety improvement and awareness.
  • Coordinate the interpretation of regulations to operational requirements and compliance.
  • Own and drive continuous improvement of EH&S KPIs and actions from the analysis of data and other effective methods.
  • Find effective ways to drive the right EH&S employee engagement at PBB.

What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Safety, Occupational Safety and Health, or related field required; Masters degree desirable.
  • Five years of related experience preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of environmental regulations and policies.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Proven proficiency in technology and equipment used in environmental inspections.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software for reporting, data collection/analysis.
  • Ability to implement visual standardization and processes.


PBB offers a wide range of benefits because we understand no two employees are the same. We want our employees to feel empowered to set their day up for success, whether that's in the office or remote.

What We Offer:

Flexible work options (fully remote, hybrid, onsite)
  • Generous paid time off
  • Competitive salaries and bonus incentives
  • 401K company match
  • Competitive medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Pet insurance
  • Annual fitness stipend
  • Unmatched employee discount on all products
  • Summer Hours
  • LinkedIn learning membership