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Safety and Quality Manager (Director)

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH124699
  • Location: Germany
  • Sector: SMART Grid, Utilities
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 19/04/2018
Safety and Quality Manager (Director)

My client is a leading Energy Storage company with a global remit, they are committed to changing the way we power the world. Through the use of their unique Energy Storage technology they are rapidly transforming the market across the globe. They are operating in over 160 countries working closely with their clients supporting them through the complete journey.

Job Description
My client is seeking a candidate that thrives in a fast paced environment, are ready to grow with the company, and willing to demonstrate deep ownership of their work as we continue to build the most resilient, clean, and cost effective power system.

The successful candidate will report to the Chief Operating Officer and be responsible for driving the thinking, program development, and culture around safety and quality management.

The candidate will possess practical hands on experience in field and production work, the capability to lead high impact program implementation, and the interpersonal skills to motivate behavioural changes.

Job Criteria and Responsibilities

*Liaise with project, construction, and service managers to develop safety standards and quality review programs.
*Be proactive in the elimination of risks in design and production where possible.
*Lead the companies Safety Committee to develop companywide safety standards that represent industry best practices and comply with applicable regulations.
*Initiate and lead programs to create a sustainable world class safety and quality culture.
*Communicate and engage people at all levels and roles in safety and quality.
*Develop and conduct trainings on a variety of topics related to safety and quality programs, initiatives and awareness.
*Conduct or oversee the investigation of work-related incidents, ensures complete reporting and recommendations for remedial action.
*Perform energy storage site inspections in conjunction with project and service managers.
*Prepares and maintains budgets related to safety and quality initiatives.
*Maintain a system of record for safety and quality initiatives.

Qualifications

*Bachelor's degree in engineering, industrial management, safety, or quality related discipline from an accredited college/university.
*Minimum of five years of leadership in field, production, or other relevant area of experience, in electric power, construction, or manufacturing.
*5-10 years of experience in safety technical areas.
*Ability to effectively communicate, build relationships across levels and functions, and influence at all levels of an organization.
*A global leader that champions change, enlists the supports of others, handles conflict in a constructive way.
*Ability to manage, lead, and coordinate multiple projects at once.
*Demonstrated examples of ownership over your work and the ability to influence others
*Create value through understanding the overall business objectives and willing to be judged on your contributions
*Ability to travel 10-25%

For more information contact Tom Eckersall at Spencer Ogden
0207 268 9290
tom.eckersall@hotmail.com

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