Quality and Compliance Manager – Southampton
We have an opening for a Quality and Compliance Manager. Based in Southampton, the successful applicant will be responsible for the management of the Group’s Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality activities, ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation, whilst promoting and supporting continuous improvement and best practice across the WP Group of Companies.
WP Group Overview
Headquartered in newly refurbished offices in Southampton, WP Group is a progressive and rapidly expanding energy company specialising in the supply of high quality fuels, sustainable alternatives and provision of associated services.
With a successful history spanning over 50 years and recently acquired by Moove (a division of Brazilian Energy and Fuels PLC Cosan Group); WP Group and its specialist Airports division (Airport Energy) form part of a growing European Fuels and Lubricants business, based in London and operating throughout Europe and Asia.
Holding a substantial market share in the sectors and geographies where represented, WP Group is one of the UK’s most differentiated fuels companies with a focus on sustainability and future energy solutions.
Lead all aspects of WP Group’s environmental, compliance and quality systems across the WP Group. You will be responsible for the management of the Groups Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality activities ensuring compliance with Health & Safety legislation, upholding the company's various accreditations, whilst promoting and supporting continuous improvement and best practice across the WP Group of Companies.
As the Quality and Compliance Manager you will take personal responsibility for the overall performance of WP Group’s QMS, Health & Safety and EMS processes and procedures in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO14001 and ISO 18001 and statutory requirements of UK and wider operating legislation.
You will coordinate operational health and safety through engagement with our Operations Management and external advisors and lead occupational health and safety in the administrative workplace
You will be responsible for the implementation, management and on-going improvement of WP Group’s non-conformance and loss prevention systems
You will lead QMS, Health & Safety and EMS processes and procedures in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001 across multiple sites and work to ensure all staff work safely and to the stated procedures in order to deliver full value to the Company. To achieve this you must directly and regularly engage with the senior managers across different functions
You will compile regular reports and make presentations to WP Group Management
Provide a focal point internally for all compliance, regulatory, safety and environmental matters
Coordinate WP Group’s H&S committee and champion global and European HSEQ initiatives
Provide Legislative and Regulation advice to the Management Team on all matters relating to HSEQ to ensure compliance
Provide HSEQ advice to ensure we meet all contractual requirements
Manage Systems including all Processes, Procedures, Risk Assessments, Method Statements and CoSHH documents
Be responsible for 9001, 14001 & 18001 accreditations including monitoring and reporting activities in accordance with 9001, 14001 & 18001 standards
Manage the internal HSEQ audit process and monitor WP Group business to ensure legislative and project requirements are met
Manage and coordinate third party HSEQ audit process and consultants
Manage document control process
Produce and deliver staff inductions, training and briefings as identified by planned works, current best practice and changes in legislation
Produce and maintain the HSEQ Competence Matrix
Identify and procure specialist training for WPG staff and management team
Coordinate HSQE activities where WPG is the Principal Contractor
Coordinate WPG contingency planning and test regularly
Lead on all incidents and accident investigations
Provide out of hours support for emergencies and events
Be the liaison and interface between the client and contractor HSEQ management
Be the point of contact for the HSE, ISO and Environment Agency
Experience Needed / Attributes Required
2 to 3 years management experience in QMS, Health & Safety and EMS processes and procedures in accordance with ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO 18001 and ISO 50001
Possess a formal HSEQ qualification or similar in order to monitor and evaluate legislative performance within these areas (essential)
NEBOSH diploma preferred, minimum NEBOSH General. Completed Managing health and safety IOSH or similar (essential)
Experience of working in a customer service environment (desirable)
Knowledge of fuel distribution or associated fuel industry would be beneficial (desirable)
Working knowledge of ISO compliance and auditing requirements (9000, 14001 etc.) Ideally you should hold an Auditors Qualification for and have experience in ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & ISO 18001. (desirable)
Must demonstrate strong capability in the following
Complementary Courses/Certifications/Licenses Required
Full UK driving licence
Knowledge of HSQE in a Dangerous Goods Environment (ideal but not essential)
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Generous annual bonus scheme based on personal and company performance
22 days holiday plus bank holidays rising to 25 days in the 2nd year of service
Contributory Pension 4.5% Employee and 4.5% Employer contributions
Life Assurance 4x basic salary
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