QHSE Co-ordinator

SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK Ltd
London & the South East, based from home but working from the Company’s offices and client sites.
Competitive salary plus Company car and benefits
05 Oct 2016
02 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

QHSE Co-ordinator - London & the South East, based from home but working from the Company’s offices and client sites.

SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK deliver innovative methods of water and wastewater management throughout the UK as the technology and solutions division of one of the world's leading water companies. Globally, SUEZ are present in 70 countries, with over 80,000 employees and a turnover of €15.13 billion in 2015. Working with a wide range of customers in the industrial and utility sectors, SUEZ Advanced Solutions UK, formerly known as Aqualogy, are focused on tailored and integrated process solutions for measurable results.

We are looking to recruit a Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Coordinator to assist in the provision of a high quality and professional HSEQ services across all of our Group companies.

As QHSE Coordinator you will support the Technical Director and QHSE Advisor to develop health, safety, quality and environmental management systems across all of SUEZ Advanced Solutions' Group Companies within the framework of ISO 9001/14001/ OHSAS 18001. You will also provide advice and guidance to the Company and its managers on quality, health, safety and environmental matters.

Duties of the role will also include:

  • Assist in the development of any necessary policies to ensure the health and safety of all employees, contractors and visitors to our sites;

  • Supporting the operations team with risk assessments on existing and new sites and designing risk mitigation measures;

  • Carrying out and supervise operational checks, audits and reports for the QHSE Management System to be compliant with ISO9001/14001, OHSAS 18001 and Legionella Control Association standards, including corrective and preventive measures;

  • Ensure there is continuous improvement of products, processes and services;

  • Providing QHSE improvement proposals stating: the non-conformance, proposed corrective action, required resources for corrective action and plan of implementation;

  • Investigating the root cause of QHSE complaints put forward by staff members, customers, clients and contractors and reporting the result to the QHSE Advisor;

  • Following up to ensure that corrective actions are implemented where necessary and ensuring that any certification requirements are complied with;

  • Assisting with and inspecting job site activities during particularly difficult or hazardous work situations;

  • Assisting local management in the preparation and presentation of field QHSE meetings;

  • Coordinating and participating in the investigation of accidents and near misses;

  • Reviewing and analysing accidents and near miss incidents and making corrective action recommendations;

  • Ensure continued compliance with national and international standards, as well as relevant statutory legislation and organisational requirements;

  • Carrying out QHSE training;

  • Ensuring regular emergency response exercises and drills are conducted to ensure the highest level of preparedness in any emergency, maintaining records of such drills and providing recommendations for emergency response improvements;

  • Ensuring that operations employees, contractors and site visitors receive HSE inductions and permit to work systems are followed;

  • Writing QHSE reports, technical and management system reports, producing statistics and presentations related to QHSE performance;

  • Reporting to the QHSE Advisor and Technical Director as required.

Previous experience within a similar role is essential, as is a degree or relevant professional qualification. A NEBOSH certificate or equivalent is required as a minimum. The ideal candidate will also have experience of QHSE systems within a similar environment and will have strong experience of ISO9001 and 14001. Experience of OHSA18001 would be desirable.

Previous experience in a similar industry and an understanding of water and water hygiene would be desirable. Excellent organisation, problem solving and interpersonal skills are also key requirements, as is good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

A proactive nature and the ability to prioritise and plan effectively in order to meet specific deadlines, along with a confident and professional manner, is also essential for the role. Furthermore as we have several group and client sites nationally, the availability to travel is also a core requirement, as is holding a valid UK driving licence.

In return you will receive an attractive remuneration and benefits package and will work for one of the country’s most innovative and fastest-growing companies. This is an exciting time in our corporate development and therefore this is a chance to play an important part in our success.

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to a policy of treating all of our employees and job applicants equally.