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Head of HSE & Compliance

Recruiter: Michael Page
Location: Bridgend
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Application date: 19th Dec 2023

About Our Client
The client is an impressive manufacturing business who are investing in the South Wales manufacturing plant as part of their growth plan.

Job Description
As the Head of Health, Safety, Environmental and Compliance you will be responsible for:

Oversee development and implementation an integrated management system (IMS) that encompasses ISO 9001, 14001, 45001 together with ISO 29993 and ISO 17025 standards (with a focus on the yet to be achieved ISO 45001).
• Establish and maintain compliance programs and policies to ensure adherence to relevant regulations and standards.
• Coordinate with external stakeholders, such as certification bodies, regulatory agencies, and auditors, to ensure successful audits and certification maintenance, leading the preparation and execution of internal and external audits
• Collaborate with cross-functional teams to establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) related to compliance, quality, environmental impact, occupational health and safety, and learning services including reporting.
• Provide training and guidance to employees on compliance matters, ensuring awareness and understanding of relevant standards and requirements.
• Monitor changes in regulations and industry standards and assess their impact on the organisation, recommending necessary adjustments to policies and procedures.

The Successful Applicant
The Head of Health, Safety, Environmental and Compliance will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

• A Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as engineering, business administration, or environmental science.
• Advanced degrees or professional certifications in compliance or quality management are highly desirable.
• Extensive experience in compliance management within the manufacturing industry, preferably in a leadership role.
• In-depth knowledge of ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, ISO 29993, and ISO 17025 standards, as well as relevant regulations and industry best practices.
• Knowledge of the Machinery Directive and ISO 12100, ISO 13849, and ISO 60204 standards, as well as other related regulations.
• Knowledge of ISO 37301:2012 standard.
• Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing integrated management systems and leading successful ISO certification processes.
• Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret complex regulatory requirements and translate them into practical solutions.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
• Proven track record of leading and managing cross-functional teams and driving organisational change.
• Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks, manage timelines, and deliver results within budgetary constraints.
• Detail-oriented mindset with a focus on accuracy and precision.
• Continuous improvement mindset, with a passion for staying up to date with industry trends and advancements in compliance management.

What’s on Offer
Excellent salary, pension, bonus, car allowance, life assurance and health care.

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