QHSE Manager

Posted 5 months ago by Hays Health and Safety
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Up to £36000 per annum + Generous benefits.
Sector Manufacturing
Posted 5 months ago
Apply by Friday, 3 May 2019

A QHSE Manager to join an established furniture manufacturer, based in Melksham (Wiltshire).

Your new company

The business have been established more than 100 years and have always had the same aim, to create stylish chairs and sofas that offer the highest levels of quality and comfort to their loyal customers.

The business strive to set the tone for furniture making in the UK, continuing to grow and develop their range and portfolio. They are proud to be one of the biggest upholstery manufacturers in the country. Every armchair and sofa they produce is crafted in the UK by skilled craftspeople.

Your new role

As Quality, Safety, Health and Environmental (QHSE) Manager, you will report to the Operations Director with 3 direct reports: 2 x System Advisors (quality/audits and compliance/training) and 1 x System Administrator. This is a single-site role based in Melksham (250 staff, plus some temporary workers), but you may be required to travel to other sites on rare occasions (mileage can be claimed).

Main responsibilities:
Initiate, lead and manage QHSE systems across the company in line with company objectives, legislative requirements and appropriate national/international standards. Please note this role is bias towards the Quality element regarding compliance and audits more than Health and Safety.

Working hours: 37 hours, Monday-Thursday, 8.30am-5pm and Friday, 8am-2pm (30 minutes lunch).

What you'll need to succeed

You must be a strong leader who can communicate effectively at all levels of business, driving QHSE forward within a multi-national workforce.

The ideal candidate will hold a NEBOSH Diploma (or equivalent - NVQ/NCRQ etc) with experience in a manufacturing environment. You must also possess a strong working knowledge of ISO 9001/OHSAS 18001 (currently in place) and ISO 14001.

What you'll get in return

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful furniture manufacturer who have a proud record of service to their portfolio of loyal customers.

You will receive a market-led salary, 24 days holiday + BH's, pension matched to 4%, life assurance (4 x salary) and permanent health insurance (if you are a pension member), company sick pay, Employee Assistant Programme and Cycle to Work scheme.

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call me today.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact me for a confidential discussion on your career.

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