Site Quality HSE Manager

70000.00 - 80000.00 GBP Annual + GBP70000 - GBP80000/annum + Pension + Additional Benefits
19 Mar 2019
16 Apr 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
We are an Automotive Tier 2 (TS16949/IATF) manufacturing site based in the Leeds area of West Yorkshire. We are now seeking an experienced Quality Manager, with an appreciation of HSE, that can help to turn around an under-performing Quality department. As a business, we develop and manufacture lightweight automotive products through a variety of continuous manufacturing process.

SALARY: Up to GBP80,000 for an exceptional Quality Manager

BENEFITS: Pension and additional benefits

Relocation Package is available if you are applicable

LOCATION: Leeds, West Yorkshire

COMMUTABLE LOCATIONS: Bradford, Barnsley, Huddersfield, Harrogate, Wakefield, Keighley, Rochdale, Rotherham, Sheffield, Burnley, York, Manchester

Why you should apply?
?? Full site autonomy for all QHSE related activities to include QA, QC, internal/external auditing, supplier issues, trouble shooting and helping to rebuild the quality department
?? As we are part of a global automotive group, we have plenty of career opportunities; maybe you are ambitious to progress into Plant Management, or want to continue to climb the QHSE ladder - we can accommodate both
?? You will be supported by yours peers with extensive product and process training, via our Leadership Development Program
?? As a business, we will only be successful with the right people in place - we realise this, and in this case, the right QHSE Manager will help us drive this business forwards

JOB SPECIFICATION: Site Quality HSE Manager: Automotive Tier 2 Manufacturing

We are looking to recruit an experienced QHSE Manager who can install strong directional leadership, whilst taking full site ownership, and responsibility for all site QHSE activities. This position is currently being held by a very competent interim quality professional who will give you a full handover.

If you want the autonomy to do your job properly; then this role is perfect for you. This will include all: QA, QC and the IMS (TS16949 / IATF / 9001 / 14001 and 18001). Working closely with the senior management teams (Engineering, Production and Supply-Chain) and the Plant Manager (who was placed by Wallace Hind); you will take the lead on turning around the under performing Quality department; whilst installing a TQM mindset into the site. You will drive forward multiple quality related turnaround projects to help achieve the world class manufacturing standards that this site is more than capable of achieving in the next 5 years.

Key Challenges:
?? Rebuild the Quality department handling whatever challenges are thrown at you. This could be product quality, non-conformances, challenges, staff related issues. You will need to be committed to this long-term project over the next 3-5 years. It won't' be easy, but it will certainly be rewarding
?? Being an excellent communicator and negotiator with a degree of commercial acumen will allow you to manage our long-standing and challenging UK based suppliers - maybe complacency has crept over the years?
?? Strong stakeholder management will give you the ability to work with customers and internal stakeholders to obtain the required QHSE outcomes for the overall benefit of the site. Is this site the route-cause of all the non-conformances?

If this sounds like what you are looking for, then I want to hear from you!

REQUIREMENTS: Site Quality HSE Manager: Automotive Tier 2 Manufacturing

If you fit the Quality Manager criteria below, then we want to hear from you:
?? Site or plant level automotive quality management or QHSE management experience (including QA and QC) gained in an automotive tier1 / tier2 manufacturing environment (TS16949 / IATF)
?? This way you will understand the Tier 2, Tier 1, OEM Automotive supply-chain
?? Processes related to products that are produced within a continuous manufacturing process environment
?? You will ideally be qualified to degree level or above (minimum HNC/HND) in a technical discipline, have specific quality related qualifications. A NEBOSH certificate and a Green Belt in Six Sigma Green is desirable


A West Yorkshire based tier 2 automotive manufacturer, who through continuous process manufacturing and a very robust global supply-chain, convert and distribute their bespoke products (via Tier 1 automotive manufacturers) into most of the major Automotive OEM's Globally.

If you are short-listed, then a full job brief will be made available to you, but in summary this role covers all aspects of quality, health & safety & environmental management for the site.

It is highly likely you will have worked in any of the following roles and/or markets, and worked with the following products and/or services: Quality Manager, Plant Quality, Site Quality, Quality Assurance, quality control, laboratory, TS16949, IATF, automotive, manufacturing, process, engineering, IOSH, health & Safety, Sigma, kaizen, tier, QHSE, production quality, QC, QA, QMS

Please Note - We have been selected as the exclusive retained partner for this role so any direct applications to our client from candidates or agencies will be forwarded on to us direct.

INTERESTED? Please apply to our retained consultant James Coull quoting Site Quality HSE Manager and reference JAC15319 to DD: (0)(phone number removed) Wallace Hind Selection. The Old Vicarage. Duston. Northants. NN5 6JB. Tel: (0) (phone number removed). Please note that the postcodes used for this vacancy are for searching purposes only, they may not refer exactly to where the role is based