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QHSE Manager - Logistics

  • Job reference: 931308
  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Analysts, Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Date posted: 07/07/2020

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide informed QSHE advice to all managers and staff by advising on matters of associated legislation, best practice and the correct interpretation of defined standards.
  • Ensure the Company Health & Safety Statement and Policies and Environmental Management System Manual & Policies are developed and implemented consistently across the organization.
  • Manage day-to-day systems integrity and compliance by problem solving, auditing training and updating documents and records to ensure tight adherence with standards and connection between controls and employees.
  • Identify and investigate all Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental issues/incidents throughout the organisation and drive corrective and preventive actions (CAPA management).
  • Log and track internal accident investigations across the organisation, working with management team to continuously improve the controls in place and compliance with same.
  • Support Managers and staff to maintain QHSE systems of work and integration of controls across core operations.
  • Monitor and ensure Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental legislation is complied with and carry out audits to evaluate the effectiveness of the QSHE systems and procedures.
  • Report on all significant non-compliance (accidents/RIDDORS, deviations/ NCRs) and provide monthly updates to T4.
  • Constantly evaluate and work toward Continuous Improvement processes (e.g. Lean Systems; Continuous Improvement) to drive effective processes and procedures
  • The QHSE Manager will be responsible for the maintenance and attainment of our existing and future certifications for all sites.
  • The role requires active participation at all levels, from strategy through to implementation as well as actively influencing and motivating a variety of people to ensure commitment to the overall QHSE compliance.
  • Preparation of Transport Plans and Traffic Management Plans.Communicate relevant QSHE standards and requirements to site Contractors and sub-contractors and manage Risk Assessment and Method Statement compliance.
  • Lead monthly core QHSE meetings and participate in T3 weekly operations meetings.Facilitate and track relevant Health and Safety Training for all staff such as Fork Truck & PPT Licensing; Manual Handling, Ergonomic Assessments, etc. …and maintain training records for all staff.
  • Review and action site audit reports completed by Customers.Record QSHE T4 Dashboard covering non-compliance incidents; training progress and audit scores.Managing timely updates and changes to SOPs / work instructions to ensure correct application to standards.
  • Ensure all premises hygiene is kept to the required standards at all times, ensuring regular walks of the warehouse and the external areas/perimeter.
  • Ensure all new staff on site are fully inducted, trained and hold relevant valid certs, prior to commencing work.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Have full remit experience and relevant QHSE qualifications - desire at least four years' experience, ideally in a similar sector.
  • Quality Management experience within the freight forwarding/Logistics industry.
  • Should be familiar with ISO Certifications and successful attainment of same.
  • Be comfortable supporting and developing the Company's QHSE systems and encouraging a culture of excellence and compliance.
  • Be knowledgeable with all aspects of the QSHE standards, relevant legislation and compliance requirements.
  • Have excellent verbal and written English with the ability to communicate effectively across all staff levels within the Company.
  • Have a high level of competency and accuracy in writing and maintaining clear and professional documentation relating to integrated QSHE management systems.
  • Possess strong planning, organisational, teamwork and presentation skills.
  • Be computer literate with Microsoft Office to a proficient level with good typing skills.
  • Ambitious to achieve high personal standards of delivery based on individual KPI's and an agreed OTE model.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a commitment, hunger and determination to significantly grow the business.
  • Confidence and ability when dealing with a wide variety of people.
  • Dynamic & dedicated with proven levels of high performance.
  • Commercial awareness for work with corporate clients - an understanding of questioning techniques and active listening skills.
  • Ability to work independently while also working as part of a team.
  • Computer literate including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite.

What We Offer:

  • Permanent contract.
  • Competitive Salary: + very generous 'Opportunity to Earn' rewards (OTE).
  • 21 days (Up to 2 additional days leave after 12 months).
  • Company Pension.
  • Working Hours (08:30am to 5:30pm).
  • Excellent promotional opportunities.
  • Employee assistance program - for confidential help and advice when you need it.
  • Positive working environment with a vibrant atmosphere.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.