Andzej came to UK in 2011 to study Business Management while working as an interpreter part time. Part of his course involved management of employees and dealing with HR issues and processes, networking, problem solving, marketing, business growth and its management. After his studies he worked in university’s HR and H&S department on Corporate Social Responsibility project where he learned teamwork and liaison with people up to the top level to bring results. He decided to expand his knowledge and experience further in his role and accepted the offer of his current position at Glasshus.
At Glasshus, he successfully implemented and achieved certification of ISO 9001: 2015, ISO 14001: 2015 and OHSAS 18001: 2007 standards in Sunderland and Dundee locations in a span of one year from scratch. He developed and documented company’s processes and procedures, undertakes internal audits and inspections, and maintains all its management systems.
Additionally, he achieved IOSH Managing Safely Certification and is in the process of acquiring NEBOSH Construction Certification. He also attended various additional courses, some of which are: BSI ISO 9001: 2015 implementation, Investors in People updated standard introduction, Fire Marshall Certification, Environmental awareness, and more.
Due to him being new to the industry he liaises with experienced external H&S Consultant Jim Scheu who is DipSHEM, CMIOSH, MIIRSM, OSHCR and DipRSA certified. Jim acts as a mentor to Andzej, provides specialised advice to the company when necessary and assists with site visits.