full time

Quality / Health Safety and Environmental Manager - Norwich, UK full time

Responsible to: Managing Director

Key Accountabilities

As a key member of the site leadership team the QHSE Manager shall effectively manage all aspects of Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental systems. Leading the development, implementation, and continuous improvement in QHSE policies, procedures, and strategies. Key duties and responsibilities to include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor the implementation of the Company's QHSE management system and propose improvements (where appropriate)
  • Develop and coordinate execution of Company's internal and external audit programme
  • Lead management reviews relating to the Company's QHSE management system
  • Provide guidance and information to management and employees on QHSE legislation and QHSE matters
  • Oversee undertaking QHSE inductions for all new employees
  • Liaise with external QHSE professionals and advisors
  • Provide the Managing Director with management information and advice on the development of QHSE policies
  • Liaise with Group Company QHSE departments on matters that relate to system implementation
  • Coordinate and liaise with certification bodies
  • Undertake any other duties as the Company may reasonably require.

QHSE Key Responsibilities

  • Effective management of quality resources
  • Report all Quality, Health and Safety, and Environmental concerns to the Managing Director
  • Ensure that safety policies and procedures are implemented, understood, and adhered to, so as far as is reasonably practicable to ensure a safe working environment
  • Oversee management of Customer satisfaction / complaint management
  • Provide management reports and data on KPI's to QHSE
  • Promote a proactive commitment to Weener Plastics QHSE initiatives
  • Support peers in developing a 'can do' / continual improvement mindset within the company
  • Implement robust process controls to eradicate waste
  • Planning and undertaking of company wide QHSE awareness training events

Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum 5 years' QHSE management experience working in a fast paced, high volume Plastic Injection moulding industry
  • Ideally membership of professional body, Quality CQI and IOSH
  • Lead Auditor for ISO 9001 and ISO 14001
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001, BRC, ISO 14001 and understanding of ISO 45001
  • Excellent problem-solving capabilities, preferably six sigma Black Belt

Competences & Knowledge

Teamwork, co-operation, and communication:
  • Always demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills to be able to interact with individuals at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Ability to challenge others in a constructive manner and negotiate with peers to influence decisions or ways of working
  • Strong team player with the ability to work effectively unsupervised
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Flexible team player
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership skills
  • Promotes a positive quality and safety attitude across the business
  • Quality is consistently above established standards and in accordance with procedures
  • Actively contribute to the continual improvement to the business and seek ways to make improvements to working methods and efficiencies in line with the company core values
Ability to teach:
  • Constantly demonstrates an ability to teach
  • Consistently efficient and productive
Personal attributes:
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, to deadlines and operate in a fast-paced environment


Please email Marina Maytum, HR Manager a copy of your CV and covering letter. Email: m.maytum@wppg.com


24 Oct 2021