Job Title: Quality, Health & Safety, and Environment (QHSE) Manager

Location: Hinckley

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Role

The QHSE manager's role is to manage and maintain the Combined Management System CMS (for Quality, Health & Safety, and Environmental processes and procedures, primarily in accordance with ISO 9001 and company standards. The QHSE Manager will report to the Group Managing Director, and they will be responsible for ensuring the quality and accuracy of the company CMS system. The QHSE Manager role will be indicatively split between 80% Quality and 20% Health & Safety and Environmental and will operate in close collaboration with the Engineering, Procurement, Production, Customer Service, and other key stakeholders.

Key responsibilities


  • Improve and maintain the current system to make sure the company is complying with set standards
  • Participate in creating, reviewing, and upgrading the quality standards, policies and procedures, keeping them up to date and ensuring the highest standards are achieved.
  • Maintain records of all audits performed and retain records of all written and documented quality standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Coach, motivate and challenge employees in the importance of quality and drive continuous improvement activities, supporting people to improve their processes and contribute to a company-wide positive quality culture
  • Train and manage a team of quality control technicians.
  • Understand customer needs and requirements to develop effective quality control processes
  • Devise and review specifications for products or processes
  • Set requirements for raw material or intermediate products for suppliers and monitor their compliance
  • Supervise inspectors, technicians and other staff and provide guidance and feedback.
  • Oversee all product development procedures to identify deviations from quality standards
  • Inspect final output and compare properties to requirements
  • Approve the right products or reject defectives
  • Keep accurate documentation and perform statistical analysis
  • Solicit feedback from customers to assess whether their requirements are met
  • Submit detailed reports to appropriate executives
  • Be on the lookout for opportunities for improvement and develop new efficient procedures
  • Continuously assess and improve internal manufacturing processes and practices
  • Look at ways to reduce waste and increase efficiency
  • Define quality procedures in conjunction with operating staff
  • Make sure the company is working as effectively as possible to keep up with competitors - Develop and monitor quality key performance indicators, providing management with statistical analysis and taking remedial action where necessary - Determine audit schedules.

Health and Safety

  • Help to implement, improve, and maintain a Health and Safety Management System and continue to review the policy and practice, recommend, and implement improvements, and maintain up to date knowledge of current legislation
  • Promote good HSE practices throughout the organisation by educating people and supporting managers whilst embedding a culture of pro-active risk management and health and safety throughout.
  • Coordinate all health and safety activities in the organisation
  • Review the Health, Safety and Environment Policy Statements on an annual basis, making recommendations for change as appropriate
  • Devise, develop and monitor effective Risk Assessment management strategies
  • Provide, or where necessary, source, training for staff about Health and Safety and Environmental management
  • Carry out or arrange workplace safety audits and ensure that any remedial recommendations are communicated and actioned
  • Develop and monitor H&S key performance indicators, providing management with statistical analysis and taking remedial action where necessary
  • Arrange for all accidents, incidents and near misses to be investigated, collate findings, and approve a course of action for the prevention of recurrence
  • Maintain a register of First Aiders and ensure the adequate provision of first aid facilities
  • Develop and implement procedures to ensure contractors, suppliers, consultants, and other visitors comply with relevant legislation and safety policies.
  • Manage and maintain the COSHH database, ensuring COSHH statements are available on all hazardous materials and that effective risk assessments are in place to manage the handling and use of such substances
  • Ensure the implementation of a Fire and Evacuation Procedure and monitor its effectiveness by undertaking fire evacuation drills

Educational Qualifications:

    • Minimum academic level required: Bachelor's degree in a related field
    • Ideal academic level preferred: Master's degree in a related field
    • Professional Qualifications Portfolio of accomplished/successful works


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