QSHE Advisor

  • Role type
  • Full time, Permanent

  • Location/s
  • Detroit

  • Closing Date
  • 29/04/2024

Job Description


Ricardo UK Ltd. Logo



Role: QSHE Advisor - US

Location: DTC – Van Buren Township, MI - Hybrid / Flexible 

Role ID: 2023-2269


Our vision is to create a safe and sustainable world

Ricardo plc is a global strategic, environmental, and engineering consulting company. With over 100 years of engineering excellence and employing close to 3,000 employees in more than 20 countries, we provide exceptional levels of expertise in delivering leading-edge and innovative cross-sector sustainable products and solutions. Every day, we enable our customers to solve the most complex and dynamic challenges to help achieve a safe and sustainable world.


We are currently seeking a motivated QSHE Advisor to join our team in North America, playing a pivotal role within our global organisation.  If you're ready to make a meaningful impact and contribute to our mission of excellence in QHSE, we encourage you to apply and join our dedicated team.  


Key competencies and experience


  • Provide expert guidance on QHSE matters to management and staff within our A&I division at Ricardo-US locations, ensuring alignment with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Take charge of monitoring, reporting, and investigating Incidents and Hazardous Occurrences using our Safety Reporting System, facilitating timely interventions and preventative measures.
  • Deliver comprehensive monthly reports on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to Quality, Health, Safety, and Environmental performance, enabling informed decision-making and continuous improvement efforts.
  • Ensure strict adherence to all relevant legislation by establishing and updating policies, procedures, and guidance materials as needed, safeguarding regulatory compliance at all times.
  • Offer specialized QHSE support for client bids and ongoing projects, ensuring compliance and excellence in delivery while fostering strong client relationships.
  • Conduct thorough Internal Audits to maintain and enhance the effectiveness of our Management Systems, executing inspections, local audits, risk assessments, and process reviews to identify areas for improvement.
  • Coordinate and actively participate in site emergency exercises, contributing to robust Business Continuity Planning procedures and fostering a culture of preparedness and resilience.
  • Facilitate local and North America joint QHSE meetings, fostering collaboration and alignment across teams and regions to drive collective success in QHSE initiatives.
  • Lead initiatives to monitor, report, and minimize A&I's environmental impact, driving sustainability efforts and promoting responsible environmental practices throughout our operations.
  • Collaborate closely with business stakeholders to drive continual improvement across all facets of QHSE and Management Systems, ensuring that Ricardo remains at the forefront of industry standards and practices.
  • Ensure accessibility to relevant and effective training programs to uphold QHSE standards and best practices, empowering employees to excel in their roles and contribute to our culture of safety and excellence.

 Skills and behaviours 

  • Currently working to or with OSHA qualification, Environmental knowledge, Quality knowledge.  
  • Positive attitude and embrace for the belief in the benefits of a good QHSE Advisor .  
  • Report with honesty and integrity 
  • Uphold QHSE and Ricardo Values 

Knowledge preferred but not essential

  • ISO 14001:2015, ISO 9001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO50001:2018 Energy management
  • AS9100D (preferred) 
  • Familiar with OSHA/CCOHS including specific state requirements
  • This role would suit a newcomer to QHSE that wishes to gain knowledge and experience. 

Working here

You will be warmly welcomed into our workplace where every voice matters. We are diverse thinkers and doers, coming together to create a culture of inclusion. We will support you to find your place. We will encourage you to use your passion and expertise to make a positive impact through the projects you work on.  Your knowledge and desire to bring about change will be invaluable in helping deliver innovative solutions that support communities across the globe in becoming safer and more sustainable.


Work life balance 

We offer flexible approaches to work, whether that is working from home, being in the office, or as a hybrid worker. We're happy to discuss flexible working arrangements. Wellbeing is at the core to our culture, allowing employees to flourish and to achieve their full potential.



We want you to know how much you are valued. Your remuneration and benefits package will reflect that. You will receive a range of benefits which include support for your physical and mental health. 


Next steps

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.

Ricardo is a Disability confident employer please advise the recruitment team via if you require any adjustments to support you throughout the recruitment process.