The QSE Manager is responsible for managing the Quality Assurance (QA), Operational Health & Safety (OH&S), and Environment functions at Wabtec, Austbreck and Faiveley Australia operations.Objectives: prevent accidents, hazard/risk reduction, improve customer satisfaction, prevent and manage non-conformances, improve sustainability, and achieve and maintain certification.Key activities may include:Improve and maintain the Management System (Quality, Safety, Environment & Authorised Engineering Organisation) to comply with standards, certification and customer requirements;Facilitate consultation with relevant stake holders regarding Safety, Environment and Quality issues;Plan, schedule and conduct internal and supplier audits and inspections for compliance, improvement purposes;Lead problem investigations using Root Cause Analysis using suitable tools (Convergence, 8D, FTA etc.);Take relevant action on incidents and non-conformance, this includes containment, investigation, corrective action, alerts, lessons learned and reporting;Facilitate Training and Awareness on Safety, Quality and Environment scope;Provide advice, guidance to stakeholders on Quality, Safety & Environment related topics based on standards, regulatory requirements, code of practices, guidelines and technical requirements;Facilitate and promote QSE related activities like QRQC, Hazard/Risk management, Emergency preparedness, 2Minute Warning, Wabtec Management System, First Article Inspection, change management;Reporting to local management, group, corporate on QSE performance, trends and significant issues;Work within Corporate and Group guidelines and tools (Gensuite, WIMS etc);Assist Sales Department in preparing bids in areas of QSE;Manage QSE team;Commitment to Quality, Safety and Environmental requirements; andAny other duties directed by your manager.The essential formal qualifications and experience required for this position are:Bachelor’s degree in engineering (Mechanical, Industrial or Electrical specialization);Certified Lead-auditor with experience ISO 9001, ISO14001, ISO45001 and AS/NZS 4801;Recognized Australian tertiary qualification in OH&S.;3 years’ experience in Managing HSE (Risk/Hazard, Audits, Investigation);3 years’ experience working in the rail environment;5 years’ experience: Certification, Management System, Supplier Quality, Operational Quality;Excellent verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal skills; organizational skills;Requires strong planning, analytical, communications, presentation, procedure writing skills;Good proficiency in Excel, Power Point, SharePoint, PowerPoint; andExperience developing of FMEA’s, ITP’s, Project Quality/Safety/Environment PlansSkillsAbility to visibly display and promote Wabtec Values, to create an environment where employees can develop trust in each other through consistent behaviors and professional conduct;Commitment to the principles of Continuous Improvement;Effectively communicate ideas and information and seek opportunities for innovative approaches to problems;The ability to successfully liaise with customers and their representatives with regard to technical issues;Effective verbal and written communication skills plus interpersonal skills with the capacity to gain the cooperation and support of people/groups to achieve business objectives, and Customer requirements and expectations;Demonstrated initiative and sound organisational/time management skills, with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to identify improvements, determine priorities, multi-task, work independently, and effectively and efficiently meet deadlines; andEffective analytical interpretation and problem-solving skills.Wabtec Corporation is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that commitment we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Wabtec Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or protected Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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