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QHSE Assistant

QHSE Assistant

K&D are delighted to be supporting our client who are recruiting for a QSHE Assistant for their site in Newcastle!!

Standard working hours are Monday – Friday either 7-3 or 8-4

The position is an onsite role salary circa £27K

Job Purpose? To work within the quality department as a Health & Safety & Environment (QHSE) Assistant on a full time permanent basis.

You will be working for a well-established manufacturing company that is currently implementing improvement plans to grow the business.

They are seeking a meticulous and pragmatic person to join the QHSE Department at their manufacturing site in Ponteland Newcastle.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to join a modernisation programme from the beginning. Working with stakeholders across the business, you will instil a strong QHSE culture from the start, providing guidance and training to drive standards and supporting multi-disciplinary Continuous Improvement initiatives.

Job Context :

Able to effectively communicate and collaborate with team members. Can occasionally work outside standard business hours.

Ability to comprehend, communicate and implement QHSE best practices. Takes initiative to proactively identify and solve problems

Work independently and be comfortable asking questions when needing further guidance. .Take an active role and contribute to both technical and non-technical meetings.

Take responsibility and ensure your work meets the standards required.

Job Dimensions

You will be assisting the QHSE Manager with the efficient running of the department, leading the site Quality, H&S, and Environmental compliance requirements including ISO9001, 14001, 45001 accreditations, whilst ensuring the full deployment of the company strategies, systems and processes ensuring the delivered product consistently meets customer requirements and expectations.

You will be expected to provide: A value-adding service to the operational teams to maintain, deliver and improve Quality, H&S, and Environmental compliance. Deliver targets aligned to the site KPI’S. Support the training of personnel on quality standards and;

Assist the business in meeting quality, cost reduction and delivery targets.

Key Accountabilities, These will include: Assist with the development and improvement of procedures and documents in line with the relevant management standards for the site

Provide and communicate accurate and timely QHSE data to the wider management team as requested by the QHSE Manager

Data collection, entry and analysis in the creation of charts and graphs

Implement, perform, and ensure adherence to the site auditing schedule; findings being addressed, closed, and communicated back

Completion of QC checks

Assist with the development, execution and improvement of QHSE processes and activities with the emphasis on; continuous improvement, defect, accident and environmental impact prevention, and compliance

Assist with the development and implementation of QHSE training to support the needs of the business and its stakeholders; as required.

Execute team briefs and maintain/update QHSE performance data. Process and investigate customer complaints, managing the process for any corrective and preventative action.

Regularly communicate with Operations regarding QHSE issues.

Help develop a culture of Safety, Compliance, Quality, and Continuous Improvement across the site.

Minimum Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:

Relevant work experience is highly desirable. Successful candidates will have professional experience as a QHSE Assistant in an Electrical manufacturing-based company and will have:

Minimum 4+ years’ experience as a with QHSE disciplines.

Knowledge/experience of ISO9001, 14001, 45001 accreditation. Capable of reading engineering drawings.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) literate. .Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings, specifications, and tolerances.

Experience of Inspecting of components. Accepts own responsibility for motivating self and team members to perform.

Non-Conformance Reporting – Customer & Internal. Understand problem-solving techniques

Corrective & Preventative action Implementing & monitoring progress

Knowledge of 5 Why, root cause analysis, 8D/7D

ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 internal auditor

Interested?!! Then please apply here today and we will be in touch in due course to discuss in more detail!!