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        Quality and Facilities Manager

        Executive Management £40000 - £45000 Leeds Permanent / Full Time

        Quality & Facilities Manager
        Formed over 125 years ago in the city of Leeds, our client is renowned in the electrical engineering distribution industry for their high levels of service, support, and customer satisfaction. Still privately owned, our client has expanded with branches across the UK.
        The Quality and Facilities Manager is responsible for ensuring the highest standards of quality management and the smooth operational running of facilities, utilities, and vehicles within this well-established electrical business. This role demands a self-starting and pragmatic individual comfortable with multitasking in a fast-paced commercial environment. Your expertise in problem-solving and process improvement will be pivotal in enhancing efficiency across various business functions, serving as a central reference point for quality management and operational excellence.
        Reporting to the HR Manager on a daily basis, you will collaborate closely with directors to implement strategic changes. Success in this role requires experience working across all levels of a business, facilitating effective communication and cooperation throughout.
        Required Experience:

        • ISO 9001 Quality Management: Lead Auditor or Equivalent Certification.
        • Proven track record in process improvement with demonstrable achievements.
        • Health and Safety qualification or willingness to undertake one.
        • Ability to write and review risk assessments for diverse activities.
        • Experience with LOLER (Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations) and thorough machinery inspection.
        • Proficiency in leveraging technology for business development and process improvement.
        • Demonstrated ability to maintain equipment to high standards.
        • Flexibility to adapt to changing business needs and evolving responsibilities.
        • High proficiency in Excel / Word.

        Desired Experience:

        • Exposure or qualification in additional ISO standards such as ISO 27001, 45001, 37001, 50001, 31000.
        • Knowledge of ATEX / EX / UKEX hazardous areas with relevant certification.
        • Experience in managing Utilities and/or utilizing Energy Brokers.
        • Working knowledge of plant and plant maintenance including boilers, BMS (Building Management Systems), and HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning).
        • Awareness of automotive and FLT (Forklift Truck) vehicle maintenance, including maintenance schedules, etc.

        Key Responsibilities:

        • Oversee the implementation and maintenance of ISO 9001 Quality Management standards.
        • Lead process improvement initiatives across various business functions.
        • Conduct risk assessments and ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
        • Manage LOLER compliance and machinery inspection protocols.
        • Utilize technology to enhance business processes and drive efficiency.
        • Maintain equipment to the highest standards to ensure operational continuity.
        • Adapt to changing business needs and assume additional responsibilities as required.
        • Collaborate with directors to implement strategic changes.
        • Manage facilities, utilities, and vehicle maintenance effectively.
        • Maintain documentation and records in compliance with regulatory standards.

        Skills and Attributes:

        • Strong leadership and communication skills.
        • Analytical mindset with a keen eye for detail.
        • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines.
        • Proactive problem solver with a hands-on approach.
        • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
        • Team player with the ability to collaborate across departments.
        • Adaptable and flexible in a dynamic work environment.
        • Proficiency in relevant software applications.

        If you meet the qualifications and are excited about the prospect of joining our client’s team, please submit your application.

        Annabel Lewis

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