Health & Safety Quality Assurance Manager

6 days left

Location
Preston
Salary
Competitive + Car + profit related bonus
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
25 Jan 2018
Ref
8349
Contact
recruitment@lg-uk.com recruitment@lg-uk.com
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Health & Safety Quality Assurance Manager

Salary: Competitive + Car + profit related bonus
Benefits – Childcare vouchers, Bike to work scheme, Pension Scheme & Eye care Vouchers
Location: Preston, PR25 3GR with branch visits throughout the UK
Start Date: Immediate start available
Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 7:30am – 5:30pm

Lifting Gear UK Limited is a rapidly expanding and successful business specialising in the supply of equipment for various different applications relating to Lifting & Handling. Our service that we offer includes the Hire, Sale, Repair, Inspection, Testing and Design & Fabrication of most types of lifting related equipment on a regional, national & international level.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Health & Safety Quality Assurance Manager


The ideal candidate must have:
  • Experience within the lifting equipment industry
  • Strong analytical, communication, organisational and team-working skills.
  • NEBOSH qualification
  • Knowledge and understanding of application standards, such as BSI ISO 9001, BSI ISO 14001 & BSI OHSAS 18001.
  • Previous experience of conducting Internal & External Audits, Risk Assessments, etc.
  • Good organisation skills
  • Self motivation & self-discipline
  • Strong IT skills
  • Adult Teaching/Training qualifications preferred but not essential

Duties of the role will include:

Health & Safety
  • To develop, implement and monitor the Health & Safety/Environmental Policy.
  • Ensure the company complies with health & safety legislation and/or regulations with the objective of ensuring that all reasonable and proper measures are taken to protect the health & safety of staff and visitors.
  • To carry out Health & Safety audits at all branches to ensure that compliance is being maintained, and where not immediate action taken to resolve
  • To increase health & safety awareness at all levels within the company.
  • To investigate and report on all accidents and near misses
  • Ensure the company complies to relevant industry legislation and standards in relation to Lifting Gear UK’s business activities.
  • Timely completion of any Health & Safety questionnaires that will be issued by current / potential customers
  • Ensuring that Lifting Gear UK Limited maintain their present Health & Safety standard and also ensuring that the Company can progress to future standards as they change / progress in the future
Quality Assurance
  • Determining, negotiating and agreeing in-house quality procedures, standards and specifications.
  • Investigating and setting standards for quality/health and safety/environmental
  • Ensure the company complies to current industry legislation and standards in relation to Lifting Gear UK’s business activities.
  • Ensuring company procedures are followed
  • Working with operational staff to establish and develop procedures, standards and systems, with priority put to ‘Lifting Projects’ to ensure the manufacturing processes comply with current standards and legislation.
  • Determining training needs and ensuring employees are adequately trained for their responsibilities.
  • Acting as a catalyst for change and improvement in performance/quality
  • To carry out Quality Assurance audits at all branches to ensure that compliance is being maintained, and where not immediate action taken to resolve
  • Accompanying, when needed, the external auditors to whichever branch they wish to attend to carry out periodical audits
  • Timely completion of any Quality Assurance  questionnaires that will be issued by current / potential customers
  • Monitoring performance
  • Ensuring that Lifting Gear UK Limited maintain their present QA standard and also ensuring that the Company can progress to future standards as they change / progress in the future
Lifting Gear UK operates from 10 strategically placed branch locations those being Preston, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, West London, East London, Glasgow, Birmingham, Bridgwater and Middlesbrough and employs around 80 full time staff between its sites. We also have a Lifting Projects division based in Preston, which specialises in Heavy Lifting Equipment, Contract Lifting and Bespoke Fabrication. Lifting Gear UK started in 2007 and shows sustainable growth year on year.

 

 

 

 



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