QHSE Manager

Chelsea Technologies is a market leading environmental sensor design & manufacturing company working in a variety of industry sectors, including Naval Defence, Maritime & Marine Science & Technology. We are recruiting for a QHSE Manager to lead, develop and maintain the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental processes across the company.


  • Effective management and administration of the organisation’s ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS)
  • Ensure the company is compliant with new legislation and changes to existing legislation.
  • Ensure contractors are compliant with Quality and H&S requirements.
  • Conduct internal audits and undertake site and project QHSE inspections;
  • Proactively champion QHSE best practice throughout the business
  • Promote QHSE awareness to all company employees, subcontractors, and other interested parties.
  • Analyse complaints and non-conformances from internal and external audits, in collaboration with the Product Quality & Compliance Manager
  • Evaluate and analyse suppliers and sub-contractors in accordance with QHSE Management System requirements, in collaboration with the Product Quality & Compliance Manager;
  • Management and delivery of QHSE induction and training programs;
  • Manage budgets and drive improvements
  • Review and report on the corrective action and non-conformity reporting for all areas.

Health & Safety 

  • Monitor health and safety risks and hazards in the workplace.
  • Advise employees on how to minimise or ultimately avoid risks and hazards in the workplace.
  • Create and review Risk Assessments and COSHH Assessments.
  • Undertake accident investigation and reporting;
  • FAW and Mental Health First Aid.
  • Ensure the business is legally compliant with all health and safety legislation.
  • Work with and training all employees to manage, monitor and improve the health and safety standards in the workplace.
  • Conduct safety inspections in the workplace (for example, monitoring noise levels in a warehouse).
  • Create and manage health and safety monitoring systems and policies in the workplace.
  • Manage emergency procedures (such as fire alarm drills) and organising emergency teams such as fire marshals and first aiders.
  • Offer general health and safety advice to all employees.

 Other standards

  • Assess and implement other standards as appropriate e.g. ISO 13485, 14001, 45001.

A BSc (2:1) or a higher degree in a relevant subject from a UK university.

(Desirable) – Relevant certification – eg NEBOSH, COSHH, NGC, GC3, IOSH, First Aid at Work, Fire Warden, ESD,  ISO9001 QMS Internal auditing.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record of driving continuous quality improvement in a manufacturing environment are required.
  • Strong understanding of business operations and financial principles.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to inspire others.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organisational, and communication skills.
  • Works well under pressure and is a good critical thinker.

Personal qualities
Self-motivated and strong management skills are essential along with a desire to continue to improve on both a personal and professional level. The candidate must be keen to learn new skills and be comfortable working in a highly multidisciplinary environment. Candidate must be able to operate as part of a team but also be able to act on own initiative, must be methodical and pay great attention to detail and work well under pressure. Excellent communication skills are essential.

Security Clearance
Security clearance will be applied for on appointment – UK passport holders required plus proof of residency in UK for last 5 years.

Application Process

Please submit your CV and covering letter to Ellen Keegan with details of salary expectation.

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