Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Manager
Hours: 8:30am - 5:30pm Monday - Thursday. 7:00am - 12:00pm Friday
G Plan is one of the best-loved sofa brands in the UK. With a strong design heritage and a reputation for comfort and quality, G Plan continues to design and manufacture in the UK where we have been producing iconic sofas, chairs and furniture for over 100 years.
An opportunity has arisen within the Quality Department for a Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental Manager. Reporting to the Operations Director candidates will initiate, lead and manage QHSE systems across the company in line with company objectives, legislative requirements and appropriate national and international standards.
Key elements of this role will include:-
Maintenance and development of our management systems and compliance with ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001 international standards. Management of the transition to ISO 45001. Liaison with external assessment authorities.
Provision of advice on quality, health and safety and product related regulatory requirements to the directors and senior team.
Liaison with enforcement authorities for Quality (Trading Standards), Health and Safety (HSE), Environment (Environment Agency) and other appropriate external bodies.
Promotion of understanding of company objectives for Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental aspects and develop a culture of participation and achievement.
Development and communication of appropriate KPI data to directors.
Lead and coordinate the Quality Improvement Team.
Organise and lead management review meetings and health and safety meetings.
Promote preventative action across the business.
- NEBOSH qualified (diploma preferred)
- Lead Auditor qualification
- Internal Auditor skills
- Working knowledge of Health & Safety legislation
- Previously worked in a similar Quality/Health and Safety/Environmental role
- Background of working in a manufacturing environment
- Strong problem-solving skills
- Ability to communicate and engage with people across all levels
- A dynamic personality with a ‘can do’ approach