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Head Of Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (qhse)

Salary: £90,000

Location: Barnoldswick

Job type: Permanent

Category: Barnoldswick

Head of Quality role for a growing aerospace manufacturing company. Senior management role based in Barnoldswick, Lancashire Client Details Our client is a growing aerospace manufacturing company based in Barnoldswick, Lancashire. Description As Head of Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental (QHSE), you are directly responsible for rigorously managing and upholding all regulatory and customer standards, ensuring the company consistently meets its obligations whilst supporting a culture of aggressive innovation. You will become part of the leadership team and directly report to the CEO/owner of the company. Your responsibilities include the following: Being the senior Quality & HSE LEader on site for this well established aerospace manufacturing company Lead and develop the Quality team to ensure continuous improvement. Implement strategies to enhance product and process quality within the department. Oversee and manage all quality assurance activities to ensure compliance with industry standards. Drive the resolution of quality-related issues, ensuring customer satisfaction. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve overall product quality. Develop and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) for the quality team. Support the implementation of new manufacturing processes and techniques. Ensure all operations adhere to health, safety, and environmental standards. Oversee all compliance and HSE regulations and procedures wherever possible. Lad the quality strategy for the UK business Maintain and update the compliance framework, in particular with regards to regulatory changes, amendments, trends or efficiency, covering all aspects of Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental matters. Drive the implementation of an upgraded Corporate Governance structure throughout the organisation, including adherence to and constant assessment of SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) and responsibilities. Manage QHSE-related communication with external stakeholders (e.g. government authorities, customers, utility providers, etc.). Maintain comprehensive records of all processes, compliance activities, audits and corrective actions. Prepare and submit compliance and quality reports to senior management (CEO) as required. Prepare and conduct regular training sessions for employees to ensure are awareness of compliance requirements. Demonstrate leadership skills while being hands-on yourself. A high degree of proactivity is essential.Profile A successful Head of QHSE should have: Relevant degree in Engineering or a related field. Proven experience in a similar role within the aerospace or defence Industrial / Manufacturing sector. Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and develop a team. Excellent knowledge of quality assurance techniques and best practices. Strong problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment. You must be a senior quality manager / head of department or director within the industrial manufacturing and engineering sectors. A proven track record in QHSE within aerospace Strict root cause analysis mindset. Degree in a relevant field. Working knowledge of NADCAP framework and accreditation process Lead Auditor accreditation to AS9100 and ISO9001 as well as ISO 14001 (Environmental Management) and ISO 45001 (H&S Systems) desirable. Leadership skills: A proven track record of managing, challenging, leading a team, getting the best out them, enabling them to grow and use their full potential. NEBOSH Certificate preferred or happy to work towards itJob Offer £70,000 to £90,000 plus benefits


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