QHSE Coordinator

South East
£28000 - £32000/annum Plus Benefits
18 Oct 2016
16 Nov 2016
Contract Type
The Company

We are currently recruiting on behalf of one of the world’s biggest water/wastewater companies who provide a range of services and products across the whole of the water and water treatment industry. Due to very substantial growth within the business, they require an experienced Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Coordinator to assist in the provision of a high quality and professional QHSE service across all of the Group companies.

The Role

As QHSE Advisor/Coordinator you will support the Technical Director and QHSE Advisor to develop health, safety, quality and environmental management systems across all of the Group Companies within the framework of ISO 9001/14001/ OHSAS 18001. You will also provide advice and guidance to the Company and its managers on quality, health, safety and environmental matters.

Assist in the development of any necessary policies to ensure the health and safety of all employees, contractors and visitors on sites.
Supporting the operations team with risk assessments on existing and new sites and designing risk mitigation measures.
Carrying out and supervise operational checks, audits and reports for the QHSE Management System to be compliant with ISO9001/14001, OHSAS 18001 and Legionella Control Association standards, including corrective and preventive measures.
Ensure there is continuous improvement of products, processes and services.
Providing QHSE improvement proposals stating: the non-conformance, proposed corrective action, required resources for corrective action and plan of implementation.
Investigating the root cause of QHSE complaints put forward by staff members, customers, clients and contractors and reporting the result to the QHSE Advisor;
Following up to ensure that corrective actions are implemented where necessary and ensuring that any certification requirements are complied with.
Assisting with and inspecting job site activities during particularly difficult or hazardous work situations.
Assisting local management in the preparation and presentation of field QHSE meetings.
Coordinating and participating in the investigation of accidents and near misses;
Reviewing and analysing accidents and near miss incidents and making corrective action recommendations.
Ensure continued compliance with national and international standards, as well as relevant statutory legislation and organisational requirements.
Carrying out QHSE training.
Ensuring regular emergency response exercises and drills are conducted to ensure the highest level of preparedness in any emergency, maintaining records of such drills and providing recommendations for emergency response improvements;
Ensuring that operations employees, contractors and site visitors receive HSE inductions and permit to work systems are followed.
Writing QHSE reports, technical and management system reports, producing statistics and presentations related to QHSE performance.

The Person

Previous experience within a similar role is essential, as is a degree or relevant professional qualification. A NEBOSH certificate or equivalent is required as a minimum. The ideal candidate will also have experience of QHSE systems within a similar environment and will have strong experience of ISO 9001 and 14001. Experience of OHSA 18001 would be desirable.
Previous experience in a similar industry and an understanding of water and water hygiene would be desirable. Excellent organisation, problem solving and interpersonal skills are also key requirements, as is good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.
A proactive nature and the ability to prioritise and plan effectively in order to meet specific deadlines, along with a confident and professional manner, is also essential for the role. Furthermore as they have several group and client sites nationally, the availability to travel is also a core requirement, as is holding a valid UK driving licence.
In return you will receive an attractive remuneration package and will work for one of the country’s most innovative and fastest growing companies. This is an exciting time in their corporate development and therefore this is a chance to play an important part in their success