Senior Quality Engineer (Health and Safety)

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    Rugeley, Staffordshire, W. Midlands, England

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    John Anakwenze

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    about 1 year ago

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Great Position open for a Senior Quality Health and Safety Environmental Engineer with experience working within an engineering environment, to come on-board and work for a Market leading Manufacturing company based in Cheltenham. This will be a perm position with a competitive rates on offer as well as benefits.

Role Purpose:

You will have a primary responsibility for supporting and developing the Health & Safety and Environmental processes, procedures and associated management systems

Key experience:

  • HS&E experience within complex/bespoke electronic/mechanical engineering environment
  • Proactive, able to work autonomously within tight timescales managing multi-disciplined projects/tasks
  • Computer literate, with good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of the product safety regulations would be an advantageous (IEC 80079-34:2018)
  • Knowledge /experience of Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Schems(RISQS)


  • Support the OS&C Manager in embedding a Health & Safety and Environmental culture, based upon continuous evaluation and improvement
  • Undertake internal EH&S inspections
  • Undertake investigations of H&S Incidents/Accidents
  • Undertake investigations of environmental incidents
  • To provide quality assurance through the implementation, improvement and maintenance of QHSE policies, processes, procedures and systems
  • To identify and report areas of non-conformance/compliance and identify improvements
  • To participate in the production of contract QHSE tender documentation
  • To undertake 1st Party, 2nd Party, act as a Guide in 3rd Party Process and Product audits
  • Using 8D, progress non-conformances, identify root cause, corrective & preventive actions to closure
  • On assigned contracts: Undertake the role of QHSE Lead Engineer
  • Ensure customer QHSE requirements are fully understood and are met within given contracts
  • Undertake PFMEA to aid the prediction and prevention of quality defects
  • Generate and maintain contract quality plans
  • Identify product configuration control management to ensure traceability
  • Maintain contract improvement Lessons Learnt records
  • Produce specific metrics for the business
  • Performing first article inspections, supplier acceptance, witnessing testing and product release audits
  • Ensure Supplier/Subcontractor quality management, including approval, flow-down of requirements, monitoring and corrective action management
  • Obtain and maintain knowledge of applicable rules, regulations, standards and customer specifications


  • ISO 9001 Lead Auditor (from a recognised UKAS accredited training provider)
  • Internal/Lead Auditor and ISO 14001 and/or OHSAS 18001 desirable
  • IEMA Certificate in Environmental Management
  • Experience of, PPAP and IPC standards would be an advantageous
  • Educated to degree or HNC level in either a safety or engineering discipline
  • Previous experience within in a Manufacturing environment
  • Ideally a member of the Institute of Quality Assurance
  • Member of IOSH