Manufacturing & Operations JobsQuality & H&S Manager

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  • Offaly, Westmeath

Collins McNicholas

Quality, H&S Manager  – Manufacturing – Westmeath – Permanent

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Manager will be responsible for overseeing the departments of Quality, H&S, and Regulatory Affairs. You will build on our existing ISO accreditation and H&S compliance standards. The role requires a candidate that is equally confident in interacting with the manufacturing floor as with the Management Team and outside regulatory bodies (such as NSAI,ISO). This is a very broad and varied role and provides an exciting opportunity for the right person to play a key part in the progression of the business.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

 Oversee Quality Control and Quality Assurance activities, ensuring systems are in place to deliver products Right First Time.

 Drive continuous improvement across all areas of the business and promote and develop health and safety initiatives.

 Ensure that adequate and up to date policies and procedures are in place for product excellence and a safe working environment through our QMS and HSMS.

 Conduct training sessions and toolbox talks where appropriate and ensure that all necessary training for statutory & other H&S-related matters are up-to-date.

 Carry out Risk Assessments and follow through to completion.

 Liaise with all staff, including H&S Reps, and coordinate monthly safety meetings.

 Investigate and follow through on all accidents, incidents and near misses.

 Work with external contractors and consultants to ensure H&S compliance.

 Conducting internal audits and inspections.

 Actively engage with the various regulatory requirements of our industry and those of our customers.

 Manage information and documentation to ensure compliance risk management.

 Provide support and guidance on product and process reviews on new, existing and change control of our products from a regulatory perspective.

 Participate in New Product Development teams as the RA representative.

Competencies and Skills required:

 Experience in a similar role, preferably in a manufacturing environment.

 Strong research and analytical skills and a willingness to become expert on the governing standards, as well as high levels of accuracy and attention to detail are key to this role.

 People management experience desirable.

 Excellent time management and organizational skills and able to work to deadlines.

 Strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, MRP System).

 Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills with good networking and interpersonal relationship-building qualities.

 Reliable, hardworking, flexible, team player; fast learner.

 Be flexible & dynamic with and able to meet multiple challenges in an evolving fast-paced work environment.

 Third level relevant qualification. For Example, recognised qualification in OHAS/EHS, IOSH / NEBOSH, Quality etc.

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Mary Mullin.

090 6478104 / 085 8718281

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