Quality Manager

Search Consultancy
Manchester, UK
14 Aug 2019
03 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role: Quality Health & Safety Manager
Location: South Manchester
Sector: FMCG / Plastics & Metals
Salary: £40,000pa
Hours: 40pw / days only / no weekends

Quarterly Bonus / Pension / Health Insurance / Staff Benefits & Discounts / 22 days holiday pa

Search Technical & Engineering have partnered with a large FMCG packaging manufacturer in South Manchester to deliver a Quality Health & Safety Manager to their South Manchester based site.

This is an ideal company for someone who wants to be made to feel part of a larger team, be appreciated and recognised for their work and grow within a business.

As well as the above mentioned benefits you will also be made to feel at home with regular team events, parties and an environment that encourages healthy eating by supplying free fruit and veg.

As a Quality H&S Manager you will be tasked with overseeing and managing a team of 3-5 quality officers as you go about your duties.

Duties and responsibilities:


* Ensure that safe practices and procedures are followed by all personnel
* Understand and comply with all applicable requirements of the Company's ISO 9001:2015 quality system as documented in the Quality Manual, System Procedures, and Work Instructions.
* Manage the systems including maintaining and controlling a proactive site document system, conducting internal audits to measure compliance and identifying areas for improvement.
* Ensure that the client's key suppliers are religiously meeting the requirements of their purchasing specifications and enforce compliance.
* Maintain and control an effective calibration system.
* Collaborate with staff on continuous improvement directives
* Coordinate customer audits, compliance and responses required due to customer audits.
* Work directly with all departments to generate a safe and quality operation
* Conduct root cause analysis to determine reasons for unstable processes that create product variances and develop corrective actions to combat them
* Manage and instruct the quality control team

Health & Safety:

* Carrying out risk assessments and considering how risks could be reduced.
* Outlining safe operational procedures which identify and take account of all relevant hazards.
* To carry out audits to evaluate the effectiveness of Health and Safety systems and procedures, and identify and implement improvements.
* Carrying out regular site inspections to check policies and procedures are being properly implemented.
* Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with legislation.
* Preparing health and safety strategies and further developing internal policy.
* Leading in-house training with managers and employees about health and safety issues and risks.
* Keeping records of inspection findings and producing reports that suggest improvements.
* Recording of incidents and accidents and producing statistics for managers.
* Conduct accident investigations and preparation of investigation reports.
* Implementation of corrective measures from accident reports.
* Being up to date with new legislation and maintaining a working knowledge of all Health and Safety Executive (HSE) legislation and any developments that affect our industry.
* Producing management reports, newsletters and bulletins.
* Ensuring the safe installation of equipment.
* Advising on a range of areas, e.g. fire regulations, hazardous substances, noise, safeguarding machinery and occupational diseases.

Required Experience:

* Knowledge of ISO 9001:2015
* Minimum 3 years experience in FMCG / Production / Manufacturing environment
* Experience with internal & external auditing
* Held role of Quality Manager and / or Health & Safety manager for minimum of 5 years
* Ability to lead, build and motivate a team
* Clear and precise communication skills

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age

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