EHSQ Manager

Job Details

James Fisher Nuclear
Quality, health, safety and environment
Egremont, UK
High School, Master's Degree, Some College
November 24, 2016


Job Purpose
The EHSQ Manager has similar responsibilities to an EHSQ Engineer, but with additional responsibilities focussed on line management of a team of EHSQ Engineers and Inspection Engineers.
The EHSQ Manager’s activities span the following key areas:

  • Project based EHSQ roles and activities
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Employee Development
  • Line Management
  • Tendering Task

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Project Roles and Activities:

Responsible for the project specific quality management arrangements associated with projects that are not working to JFN standard processes/procedures.
Responsible for the project specific quality management of suppliers working to their own processes/procedures in support of a JFN project. 
In both cases, this includes:

  • ensuring JFN’s minimum quality requirements are met
  • ensuring the Quality Plan(s) detail the correct procedures for the project
  • ensuring project specific processes/procedures/work instructions/forms are implemented to cover any interfaces/gaps created by the project requirements
  • ensuring staff are briefed on the processes/procedures/work instructions/forms to be used on the project
  • auditing project activities to ensure the project specific arrangements are adequately implemented and being followed
  • Verification of LTQR packs

In all cases, ensuring the approach is appropriate to the scope of supply, e.g. COTS, MOTS, bespoke engineering.In some instances, the EHSQ Manager may also carry out the activities of an Inspection Engineer such as:

  • Quality Inspection of internally manufactured items
  • Quality Inspection of externally manufactured items
  • Quality Inspection of externally delivered project related services

Continuous Improvement:

  • Ongoing assessment of engineering processes and procedures to identify and implement improvements
  • Implementation of continuous improvement initiatives such as visual management tools and ‘toolbox’ talks
  • Supporting business audit activities

Employee Development:

  • Conducting performance appraisals for individuals within the allocated group
  • Frequent (minimum monthly) contact with staff to ensure their professional and personal development is on track
  • Developing a supportive, encouraging and learning environment
  • Identifying training needs, developing, communicating and supporting training programmes and initiatives
  • Working with the Operations Manager and other internal stakeholders to recruit new employees (e.g. reviewing CVs and conducting telephone / face-to-face interviews.)

Line Management:

  • Dealing with daily staff matters within allocated group including attendance, leave, sickness
  • Assisting the Operations Manager where required in pay reviews and grievances
  • Promote adherence to JFN’s H&S Policy, for example:
  • Reporting near misses and accidents
  • Risk assessments for non-routine activities

Tendering Tasks:

This may include but not be limited to:

  • Evaluating the scope of project specific EHSQ activities
  • Identifying relevant standards and statutory requirements
  • Estimating costs and durations for EHSQ activities
  • Composing technical responses to quotation requests

Key Skills and Competencies:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a quality management role or EHSQ role with excellent people management skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of ISO management systems, in particular ISO9001:2008, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Experience of dealing with certification bodies, and customers at all levels.
  • Qualifications and/or experience with auditing processes.
  • Experience\knowledge of continuous improvement tools
  • Experience in an engineering and/or manufacturing environment and good working knowledge of process in these areas
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, time management and decision making skills.
  • Used to working In a fast moving project-based environment
  • Willingness to attend external CPD training as required


  • Tertiary qualification in a technical, EHSQ or related discipline.