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Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Manager

Hernshead Recruitment

Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Manager (QHSE) Job Description


Department: Nuneaton Technical Centre

Reporting to General Manager


The Role:


  • Aligned to the operations department and managed by the General Manager, you will be responsible for managing the organisations integrated ISO9001:2015 / ISO14001:2015 management systems within a busy manufacturing organisation
  • Interface with senior management team where required as a QHSE support function
  • Interface with customers
  • Complete monthly KPI’s against established objectives and targets reporting to senior management team.
  • Orchestrate management reviews with senior management team
  • Provide advice to the senior management team at GTC on all matters concerning environmental management & ensure legal compliance to current legislation is maintained
  • Manage all aspects of site Health and Safety arrangements ensuring site legal compliance


With the assistance of a small team of direct reports you will;


  • Control all documentation, responsible for updating and revision control for procedures, supporting documents etc
  • Create and raise new works procedures, flowcharts, supporting documents, SOP’s as required
  • Completion of internal audits to annual schedule with other internal auditors, write up audit reports, raising non-conformances, work with relevant departments to close audit findings using root cause and corrective action techniques plus implementation of opportunities for improvement
  • Support site inspection activities
  • Deal with day to day quality issues and problem solving
  • Complete site risk assessments


Key skills:


  • Experienced QHSE Engineer in either a senior quality or management role
  • Ideally served a recognised Engineering apprenticeship
  • Conversant with ISO9001:2015, ISO14001:2015
  • Trained internal auditor to above management standards
  • Ability to use conventional inspection equipment
  • Use of cad systems to view 3D components (i.e. Spin fire / Catia / Solid View) 
  • Proficient in excel, word, power-point


Ideally the candidate will be qualified in either or both;


  • NEBOSH – General Certificate in Health and Safety Management
  • AIEMA – Environmental management qualification
  • If not, certified external training will be provided





  • Experience in Manufacturing Engineering, (CNC Machining would be an advantage but not essential)
  • Experienced in managing 9001 Quality and 14001 Environmental management systems to 2015 standard
  • Experienced in completion of internal audits
  • Experienced in inspection techniques and use of conventional inspection equipment
  • Experienced in identifying and documenting environmental aspects and impacts
  • Knowledgeable in Environmental legislation
  • Experienced in Health and Safety Management within a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledgeable in Health and Safety Legislation
  • Experienced planning and in chairing meetings


Work Based Competencies:




  • Full Driving Licence
  • Must be prepared to travel to other company sites within the UK, visit customer and suppliers as required sometimes at short notice




  • Working knowledge of AS9100 standard
  • Excellent communication skills up and downstream
  • Good mentoring skills
  • Flexible approach
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Always striving to improve on what we do
  • Methodical and organised


Behavioural competencies:




  • Organizational skills



  • Good listener
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Can work on own initiative
  • Confident
  • Good team player
  • Closer / Finisher mindset
  • Open to change


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