Manager - QHSE Management System and Audit

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Chennai, India

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13 days ago

Engineering & Business Service Center > QHSE Services > Management Systems

QHSE services function closely collaborates with Global, Functional & Regional stake holders across globe in providing value-added service in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment domain across Vestas value chain. QHSE services is part of EBSC service center located in Chennai. As Manager of Management system and audits you will be handling a team of highly qualified, experience & diverse professionals. You will be owning Management system and audit services and solutions in line with business and stake holder's needs. You will be reporting to the Head of QHSE services in EBSC and be part for the EBSC leadership team.


  • Define, adapt, maintain and govern the global integrated QHSE Management System in line with the QHSE Strategy, ISO 9001, 14001 and 450011 to support the strategic and operational goals of the organization, across the value chain

  • Manage the QHSE related Management Systems setup and requirements and related global processes within Vestas in alignment relevant stakeholders

  • Collaborate and contribute to developing Internal audit plan and governance.

  • Demonstrate external and internal customer and stakeholder (interested parties) focus by Lead with respect to cultural diversity and ensure the continuous development of team to ensure employees are empowered and motivated

  • Aligns team / department / function priorities, planning and actions to the overall business goals

  • Lead and inspire team of diverse people within attraction, recruitment, and onboarding

  • Ensure collaboration with and continuous engagement with relevant senior stakeholders across the business

  • Set goals, prioritise tasks, delegate and support team in achieving the outcomes.

  • Coach and develop functional expertise

  • Appraise and improve team performance


  • Experienced people leader with minimum 5 years of people leadership experience working in QMS and HSE

  • Bachelor's Degree in mechanical or electrical engineering (or comparable) and 5+ years of relevant experience preferably as ISO experts, auditor or a similar position

  • Auditor for standards like ISO 9001, ISO 14001 or ISO 45001

  • Experience in delivering strategic initiatives, change management and governing tactical plan.

  • Knowledge of implementation of quality management systems (QMS)

  • Capable of understanding and overcoming different cultural and language obstacles to provide solutions that satisfy global, regional, and local objectives.

  • Hands on experience in deployment & implementation of various audit & GEMBA across value chain

  • Experience in developing and conducting various quality audit plans, QMS, ISO, VDA etc.

  • Qualifications in project management, HSE, Continuous Improvement, Lean Six Sigma will be an added advantage.


  • Good management and leadership skills and ability to provide clear direction

  • Ability to balance global strategy, business needs and initiatives

  • Ability to work across organizational and geographic boundaries in an international environment

  • Ability to build consensus and support while resolving conflict and resistance

  • Proven mentoring and coaching abilities, demonstrated ability to motivate & inspire others

  • Comprehensive interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to achieve results and make a positive impact by establishing targets and translating to actionable plans

  • Ability to meet and engage stakeholders across value chain and at different corporate levels

  • Fluent in English and a good communicator with effective verbal, written communication and influencing skills

What We Offer
This position offers unique opportunities and responsibilities ensuring standards in QHSE domain, building Vestas Group's position in structured and new markets. As part of EBSC, we offer an exciting job with excellent opportunities for professional and personal development in an inspiring, diverse, ever-growing and international work environment. We highly value initiative, responsibility and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions.

Additional Information
Your primary location will be in Chennai.
Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date. Please be advised to apply on or before 30th June 2023.

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore.
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field.
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future.
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity.
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