QA and SHEQ Manager UK

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Quality Assurance Specialist/ SHEQ Manager – UK

The recruitment process of my Client (Pty) Ltd is of prime importance and we aim to employ high calibre individuals to contribute to the growth, success and development of the Company. The recruitment procedures will at all times remain non-discriminatory, fair and consistent in line with current and applicable legislation. The Company currently has a vacancy for a Quality Assurance Specialist/ SHEQ Manager in our manufacturing plant in the UK

Brief Job Description

Working across multi sites (Halifax, Bradford and Ingleton), engaging with all employees, responsible for legal compliance and implementation and development of a HSE management system and supporting in the implement

Package: Negotiable depending on level of experience


  • 3-5 years prior experience in a manufacturing of FMCG environment will be beneficial
  • Proven track record with excellent references required
  • Food and Safety Skills
  • ISO 14,18

Minimum Qualifications

  • BTech or equivalent in the related field, Food Technology, QA and health and safety
  • Certification such as quality Engineer quality auditor, Six Sigma or quality improvement associate is preferred

Reporting to

Group Health and Safety Manager

Responsibilities and duties QA

  • Responsible for the overall quality of all products in the company
  • Complete independent implementation of all quality assurance and quality control activities (procedures, records risk assessments, training, oversee auditing, hygiene, verification activities, pest control, equipment calibrations)
  • Implementation of FSSC 22000 (Factory and distribution sides) from scratch
  • To ensure overall company implementation and compliance Environmental Management
  • Ensure company receives exports certifications
  • Host and ensure compliance for regulatory audits.
  • Handle all non-conformance from start to finish.
  • Involvement in R&D activities and research as required.
  • Ad-hoc activities such as wastewater treatment
  • Report trends and overall quality of business monthly to top management

Responsibilities and duties SHEQ Manager

  • Working cross functionally to ensure ongoing implementation of the HSE management system
  • Ensuring compliance with all legal requirements and group standards, following best practice methodology to achieve continuous improvement
  • Guidance and support to the management team and employees in the identification, assessment, control, and resolution of workplace risks
  • Management and control of risk assessments and SSOW
  • Ensure all employees are trained on the relevant risks and SSOW
  • Provide HSE data and statistics in relation to the site
  • Support in the development and roll out of internal health & safety procedures and strategies
  • Keep up to date with current health & safety legislation and developments within the profession
  • Record and investigate incidents, accidents, complaints, and cases off ill health, making recommendations and communicating findings where appropriate
  • Liaise with the relevant authorities where required
  • Completion of regular site inspections
  • Any additional activities as required by the management team
  • Support in any construction Health and Safety regulations

Key Relationships

  • Production team
  • Despatch team
  • Environmental Officer
  • Quality Manager
  • HR Administrator
  • General Manager
  • External Suppliers and Contractors


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