About this Opportunity

The Role

HSEQ Professional - East / South Midlands 17/319

Vacancy ref 17/319
Responsible to HSEQ Manager
Location ERIKS HQ
Contract Type Full Time
Date Posted 2017-11-06 14:54:46
About the Role

ERIKS UK is one of Europe's leading industrial service partners providing engineering knowledge and expertise.

With over 200 service centres nationwide ERIKS is continuing to grow: this has lead to an opening for a HSEQ Professional - East / South Midlands 17/319

The role involves

ERIKS UK is one of Europe's leading industrial service partners providing engineering knowledge and expertise.

ERIKS has strategic plans for further expansion and we are committed to developing and nurturing talent and the future workforce.

We currently seek to recruit a HSEQ Professional working at a regional level, focusing predominately on the East / South Midlands.

This is a key role with ERIKS Industrial Services with prime responsibility to promote HSEQ achievement and performance improvement throughout the organisation.

What the role involves:

  • Develop a plan to visit and audit all ascribed operational locations in a 12 month period.
  • Assess all operations to ensure compliance with company, national, international standards and legislation as appropriate.
  • Complete and maintain records of audits, corrective and preventative actions using agreed ERIKS standard format documentation.
  • Creation of enforcement notices where operations and or employees fail to comply with company, national, international standards and legislation.
  • Understand and maintain an awareness relevant legislative changes and their impact upon the ERIKS operations.
  • Identify relevant HSEQ related training needs.
  • Contribute to the design and delivery of relevant HSEQ training events.
  • Agree operational standards and establish clearly defined methods and safe systems of work in line with industry best practice, company procedures and relevant legislation.
  • Define and develop new HSEQ procedures as required.
  • Investigate and compile management reports detailing remedial actions/recommendations on accidents and incidents as required.
  • Monitor performance though gathering of relevant data, analysis and production of statistical information.
  • Write technical and management system reports and produce general communications for companywide circulation.
  • Liaise with external auditors and certification bodies.
  • Liaise and respond to customers' auditors ensuring the execution of corrective and preventative actions as required and compliance with customers' information requirements.
  • Work with purchasing staff establish and audit quality requirements and performance from external suppliers.
  • Monitor standards of customer service.
  • Ensure all employees have competence in developing Risk Assessments as required, auditing that these Risk Assessment are fit for purpose.
  • Assist line management as required in the preparation of Risk Assessments and Method statements.
  • Proactively contribute to the continual improvement process in relation to all HSEQ disciplines.
  • As required engage with and or lead projects/initiatives to improve safety, operational performance, reduce costs and our impact upon the environment.
  • At all times demonstrate best practice and operate a safe system of work, promoting the adoption of such to all.
  • Managers are responsible for their own, their staff and visitors health and safety within their operation, for the promotion of health and safety in line with ERIKS and their Customer's Health & Safety Policies and procedures. Managers are responsible for reporting all cases of non-conformance.
  • Managers shall make themselves aware of and ensure compliance with all of the company's applicable management systems policies and procedures.
About You

Minimum of 5 years work experience as a lead auditor or as an HSEQ practitioner.

Proficient user of windows based programmes.

Detailed knowledge of systems and standards to support Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental management e.g. ISO 9001, ISO14001, OHSAS1800.

Role Competencies:


  • Capability to understand twin business model and align ERIKS strategy
  • Sales and customer relationship development skills
  • Negotiation skills at multiple levels within customer and supplier organisations
  • Communication and inter-personal
  • Margin management
  • Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally
  • Awareness of efficient processes


  • Understanding of Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet structures
  • Understanding of cash management and debt collection
  • Understanding of consignment stock principles
  • Ability to provide regular forecasts of sales and profitability


  • Knowledge of ERIKS Stock system / GUI / Job Costing
  • Knowledge of Stock Management principles and systems
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to prepare and deliver management information within required deadlines


  • Motivational skills – Customer and Team members
  • Understanding of, and ability to effectively action Health and Safety principles and procedures
  • Understanding of, and ability to effectively action Environmental principles and procedures
  • Understanding of, and ability to effectively action Quality Assurance principles and procedures
  • Ability to manage the site administrative workflow, setting individual tasks and ensuring completion within given/set timeframes

Solution Selling

  • Understand how ERIKS adds value to its customer and articulate this to colleagues and direct reports
  • Where change is recommended to customers, have the ability to assist with the change management process
  • Ability to work with colleagues and direct reports to leverage successful projects that results in new business opportunities or increased customer retention
  • Ability to effectively manage and implement projects
  • Ability to advise direct reports on how to resolve conflict with mutually beneficial outcomes for ERIKS and its customer


  • Good knowledge of some or all categories of Maintenance, Repair and Operational product and service range
  • Ability to effectively manage sales, margin and customer price savings to achieve ERIKS profitability targets
  • Ability to identify, justify and deliver optimised stock levels within overall customer commitments
  • Effectively manage time and territory in order to maximise opportunities and minimise costs
  • Good knowledge of OEM markets and applications

Required qualifications:

  • Grade A* - C GCSE (or equivalent) English Language and Mathematics
  • Higher Education in Health and Safety or Engineering is preferred

This is a fantastic career opportunity to develop in a stimulating and dynamic environment.

Our employees are trained and developed to not only improve their skills but to ensure their personal progression matches our corporate objectives.

ERIKS UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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