Health & Safety Lead

Posted Date: 17-Jan-2023

Location: Penicuik, GB, EH26 0BF

Company: Quotient

Building on 30 years of experience in transfusion diagnostics, Quotient is a commercial stage diagnostics company committed to delivering solutions that reshape the way diagnostics is practiced.  Quotient has two key product portfolios, Alba by Quotient and MosaiQTM by Quotient. The Alba by Quotient product range is comprised of high-quality reagents used to keep laboratories around the world running efficiently. They are sold directly to laboratories or through our OEM partners. MosaiQ™ by Quotient is our proprietary multiplex microarray technology, offering the world’s first fully automated, consolidated testing platform, allowing for multiple tests across different modalities. MosaiQ™ is designed to be a game-changing solution, which we believe will increase efficiencies, improve clinical practice, deliver significant workflow improvements and operational cost savings to laboratories around the world. Quotient’s operations are based in Eysins/Switzerland, Edinburgh/Scotland and Chicago/Illinois.

 

Quotient is recruiting for an Health and Safety Lead to join the Supply Chain team based at our site near Penicuik (EH26 0BF). The role is a full time, permanent position working 37.5 hours per week.  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION
The main responsibilities will include:

  • Manage and maintain a Health and Safety Management system to;
    • Ensure that all accidents / incidents are investigated thoroughly and robustly with actions taken to correct and prevent recurrence.
    • Carrying out inspections and producing recommendations for improvements
    • Ensuring Health and Safety inspections are scheduled and completed of all operational areas
    • Ensure compliance with applicable regulations
  • Making changes to working practices that are safe and comply with statutory legislation.
  • Review all operational procedures, through action at time of proposed change, to ensure they identify and take appropriate mitigation steps for all relevant hazards
  • Lead and participate in environmental awareness and improvement activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Relevant health and safety experience in an appropriate industrial environment.
  • Practical knowledge and expertise with core IT packages such as MS Office.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Quotient offer a competitive salary as well as a range of core and flexible benefits ranging from private medical cover, life assurance, cycle to work, technology, and restaurant discounts.
  • Closing date:  31st January 2023