Quality & Compliance Officer

£37-42K (plus private healthcare + pension + potential training and development)

Albourne, West Sussex

Technetix is looking for an outstanding person who can help us to build a ‘world class’ international operation.

As Quality & Compliance Officer, you will be required to lead the development and continual improvement of the global Quality and Environment Management Systems, engaging our teams in continual improvement and good practice across the business, and maintaining our ISO 9001 and 14001 certifications.

Within this role you must be prepared to work flexibly to coordinate audits, reporting and improvement actions, to build traction, and to get buy-in from stakeholders across the business. The position will be based in the UK with some international travel to our other sites. It will give you the opportunity to drive improvement across all group functions and see the direct impact of your contribution.

As Quality & Compliance Officer you will:

  • Maintain business ISO 19001 and 14001 certifications.
  • Remain informed and up to date with environmental standards, relevant laws and regulations.
  • Collaborate with department heads to create a culture of compliance.
  • Lead the internal audit team and audit programme.
  • Drive a root cause corrective action approach to address any non-conformities and prevent recurrence.
  • Work with other departments to implement changes, devising new processes, procedures and controls as required.
  • Understand business environmental compliance obligations and manage reporting.
  • Oversee and maintain the business document management system and ensure it meets business and ISO requirements.
  • Manage supply chain and customer compliance requests (e.g. Conflict minerals, REACH, RoHS).
  • Support the Operational Excellence Director on sustainability initiatives and strategic projects.

As Quality & Compliance Officer you will need:

  • Experience of working with ISO Management Systems (ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 preferred)
  • Experience of undertaking audits of business processes.
  • Understanding and practical application of root cause analysis and problem-solving tools.
  • A process-thinker – able to map and analyse business process and identify issues and risks.
  • Must be organised and enjoy multi-tasking – you will be responsible for coordinating projects as well as being hands-on.
  • Strong analytical and PC skills.
  • A strong work ethic and commitment to improving business performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • A pro-active approach and completer-finisher mentality.  and ability to take the initiative and see things through. A. Chasing down and closing on issues arising in a timely manner
  • Evidence of delivering change and engaging positively with continuous improvement.

Helpful additional attributes:

  • Experience in a product-based business, particularly with outsourced manufacturing.
  • Good understanding of legislative requirements, including RoHS, REACH, Conflict Minerals, Packaging waste directive, Waste Management, Emissions Reporting etc.
  • Experience with lean / six sigma improvement tools and techniques.
  • Familiarity with sustainability management, principles and guidelines.

If you are interested in working with us, please send your CV to

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