QSHE Manager

Location : Sittingbourne, Kent, England
Job Ref : MS24
Consultant : Molly Smith
Sector : FA
Salary : £30k - 40k per year


MS24 – QSHE Manager

Location: Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per annum

Overview: First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Quality Assurance, Health & Safety and Compliance Manager, who will be responsible for ensuring that all Quality and Health & Safety related business activities meet the required internal and external quality standards. The successful candidate will be responsible for working proactively with staff and management to establish and maintain a system that promotes a culture of safe working practices and maintained quality and safety.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring of all QA/HS related business activities to the required deadline as set by key stakeholders, producing subsequent meaningful reports to senior management & recommend strategic improvements.
  • Creating/developing procedures.
  • Maintain & develop the system for daily inspection of raw materials, components & assemblies being supplied from external sources.
  • Conduct daily patrol inspection of parts, subassemblies & assemblies being manufactured on shop-floor, and report/liaise with key stakeholders when resolving any issues.
  • Maintain the calibration system for all measuring/testing equipment.
  • Maintaining company-wide training records.
  • Producing Training Materials & training of staff where new (or changes to existing) product/processes are introduced.
  • Investigating process quality problems & instigating changes as necessary to ensure all required quality standards and H&S policies are met.
  • Undertaking internal company audits for both QA and H&S.
  • Liaising with external services / certification bodies / supplies / client sites as appropriate that will include visits to their premises as necessary.

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Full UK driving licence & own car, with business travel insurance for travel from normal place of work.
  • Fully conversant with SIO9001.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure & still deliver a high standard of service.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative, priorities own workload & adhere to tight deadlines.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience of working within a quality environment.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of working within a H&S environment.
  • Ability to efficiently read and critique technical drawings.
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication would be highly advantageous.
  • Familiar with ERP systems.
  • A recognised QA qualification is essential.
  • A recognised H&S qualification is essential.

Location: Sittingbourne, Kent

Salary: £30,000 – £40,000 per annum

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