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Senior QHSE Engineer

Posted: 10 February 2023


Senior QHSE Engineer


Birds Royd Lane Heywoods Industrial Estate Brighouse, HD6 1NA

Business Need / Purpose of Role:

The purpose of the role is to support the QHSE Lead in making sure the product meets the customers’ expectations and the product is manufactured in a safe and controlled manner.

This role is responsible for the day-to-day management / activities of the company’s QHSE & compliance requirements.


  • Provide leadership to the QHSE Team within the business.
  • Ensure that each member of the QHSE Team has clarity of role and function and is carrying out those roles correctly in support of the business.
  • Leadership of the provision of Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental culture, best practice.
  • Proactively manage quality to reduce the cost impact of poor quality.
  • Drive corrective, root cause and preventive actions to ensure close out of Non-conformances in a timely manner and drive right first time.
  • Enforce QHSE policy and procedures.
  • Work closely with external stakeholders to ensure their Quality performance is assessed and continually improving.
  • Manage calibration of measuring and monitoring equipment.
  • Participate in developing and implementing safety programs.
  • Conduct lessons learnt with relevant parties.
  • Provide status updates, trends if / when required efficiently, effectively and in a timely manner.
  • Conduct internal audits / workplace inspections to identify conformity and non-conformance.
  • Host external audits with interested parties where necessary.
  • Raise Non-Conforming records (NCR) where necessary.
  • Conduct Accident / Investigations, reporting inc. root cause analysis and make recommendations to peers / line manager.
  • Investigate Near Miss, Unsafe Act, etc. identify trends, recommend & implement improvements.
  • Conduct / review / update Risk Assessments with interested parties where required.
  • Conduct / review / update COSHH Risk Assessments with interested parties as required.
  • Manage “Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations 2007” obligations and submit obligations to compliance scheme.
  • Manage PPE competent person checks and maintain records.
  • Management of Contractors on site inc. Permit to work (PTW) / Risk Assessments & Method Statements (RAMS) including relevant documentation (high risk activities) and maintain records.
  • Management of Contractors on site inc. Dynamic Risk Assessment (low risk activities) and maintain records.
  • Provide toolbox talks where required.
  • Use relevant QHSE tools inc. Plan Do Check Act, 6S, Root Cause Analysis etc. to drive improvements.
  • Assist with defining HSE arrangements / procedures in conjunction with operating staff / line managers where necessary.
  • Working with peer groups in Brighouse facility to ensure best practice across all business unit.
  • Co-ordinate with facilities management to ensure facility and records are maintained.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Higher National Certificates/Diplomas or equivalent from college; or 3 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • ONC / HNC / HND in Business, Quality Management, engineering or Manufacturing disciplines.
  • NEBOSH National General Certification in Occupational Health & Safety.
  • Quality Management Diploma.
  • In depth knowledge of ISO 45001 Occupational health and safety management systems.
  • In depth knowledge of ISO 14001 Environmental Management Systems.
  • In depth knowledge of ISO 9001 Quality Management Systems.
  • Understanding / Experience of Health & Safety and Environmental Legislation.
  • Internal Auditor qualification.
  • Proficient / trained in Accident / Incident Investigation.
  • Proficient / trained in root cause analysis.
  • 6S qualified (not essential).

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please send a copy of your CV with a covering email letter to:

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