Lead Quality Manager (Polymers)

South East
Industry Sector:
Renewable Energy jobs, Waste Jobs, Environmental Jobs, Environment Jobs, Recycling Jobs, Renewable Jobs, Waste Management Jobs, Waste to Energy Jobs, Energy Jobs
Job Category:
Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering
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Are you a highly experienced manufacturing or waste management quality control professional looking for a new challenge?

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

Due to continued success and growth, we are now looking to recruit a Lead Quality Manager for our Polymers team based at our site in Rochester.

Lead Quality Manager Role:

The Lead Quality Manager works at a functional level reporting to the Head of Recycling Assets (Polymers & Paper), providing leadership and support to the function in relation to quality, compliance and systems issues. 

The Lead Quality Manager will lead the Compliance and Systems Manager roles within the function and will facilitate and support the Recycling Assets function in implementing and maintaining compliance requirements and legal obligations through audits and gap analysis and the implementation of Best Practice.

The role will also have matrix management responsibility for the Quality Management teams located at operational sites within the function, ensuring all relevant assets comply with all legislative, statutory and company requirements.

The role will also ensure standardisation of systems across the relevant asset business area; and assist in developing and improving the use of SharePoint, to include the set up and training, where required.

The Lead Quality Manager will lead on the accreditation programmes for laboratory and quality assurance processes including the development of standard testing procedures, quality specifications and developing rigorous procedures for the reporting and management of quality issues.

Our ideal Lead Quality Manager:

 *Successfully demonstrates ability to work in a dynamic environment *Experience of development of SharePoint sites *Track record of implementing systems and process to support a QMS *A knowledge of relevant Health and Safety and Environmental legislation, ISO14001, Quality Systems (UKAS, BSI, ISO etc) and other management systems *A good understanding of Compliance *Good communication, negotiation, influencing and coaching skills *Sound knowledge of computer-based management systems and their operation

In return for your hard work as our Lead Quality Manager, we can offer a competitive salary plus excellent benefits, including pension, healthcare and a range of other flexible benefits.

If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click APPLY for the Lead Quality Manager role.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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