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Quality Health and Safety Manager

Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum

Location: Hertfordshire

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 22/07/2020

Job Ref: 441103978

Quality, Health and Safety Manager

Hertfordshire , single site

Salary to be discussed directly

You have the chance to join a Privately owned, award winning manufacturing company that employs 75 full-time staff members, many of whom have worked for the company for over a decade. At the centre of operations is our tightly knit management team.

They pride themselves on providing innovative, quality solutions to their customers for a wide range of packaging requirements. This is an exciting time to join the company as they are currently experiencing growth and expansion, working to ISO 9001, PS 9000 and BRC standards.

The successful candidate will be responsible to maintain the culture of Continuous Improvement and compliance with external regulatory requirements, whilst ensuring a safe working environment for all by meeting legal responsibilities and adherence to the Company Health & Safety policy.

Main Duties :-

• Ensure the QMS conforms to the requirements of all standards and accreditations adopted by the Company, promoting the Continuous Improvement culture

• Establish and maintain policies and procedures to ensure a safe working environment and full compliance with the Company Health & Safety policy, and legal requirements

• Foster and develop the Company approach to environmental aspects with regard to waste production, disposal and recycling

• Ensure robust and effective compliance controls in the Company

• Collaborate with other departments to create and maintain a compliance culture

• Lead and facilitate customer complaint investigations, ensure corrective and preventative action is taken to permanently resolve

• Develop and manage the approach to internal non-conformance investigations, internal audits, and supplier audits including the assessment and appraisal of key (critical to quality) suppliers

• Maintain, develop and meet KPI's targeted at improving Company performance

• Enable and support compliance to additional quality standards adopted in pursuance of the Company's aims and objectives

• Provide guidance and support to the Company as required

• Conduct internal audits of the Quality, Health & Safety and environmental business systems

• Provide relevant training to employees

• Line management responsibility for Compliance Officer role

Key requirements :-

• Devise and implement effective strategies for quality improvement in production

• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

• An effective team player and able to work on own initiative

• Contribute towards process improvement within regulatory and legal frameworks

• Apply an analytical and methodical approach to tasks, with excellent attention to detail

• A proficient user of MS office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc)

• Experience of Compliance, Quality and Health & Safety software advantageous

Experience required :-

• NEBOSH Certificate

• SME FMCG Manufacturing experience

• Quality management qualification or HNC/degree qualified in relevant subjects

• Experience of ISO 9001, PS 9000 and BRC standards

• Excellent problem solving skills

• Investigation experience, including root cause analysis

• Label or print experience required

• Hazard & Risk Management (HACCP, HARM, HARA) experience or training advantageous

Personality requirements :-

• Enthusiastic and engaging

• Hands on and able to still support development of the strategy

• Driven in their approach and able to adapt to a changing site

• Able to influence, gain buy -in with strong communication skills

Company values :-

• Excellence

• Innovation

• Integrity

• Customer Focus

• Collaboration

Interested? Apply now for immediate consideration: // 0121 454 5000

Alternatively, if you know of anyone who may be interested in this opportunity, please forward on our details


Sophia Darwin


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