Talent Search - SQE Manager

Case Study 5 900x500

​An SQE Manager to support the growth, maturation and further development of the SQE function for Australian market leaders in the supply and lifecycle management of refrigeration and industrial gases.

The Client

Australian market leaders in the supply and lifecycle management of refrigerants and industrial gases to the refrigeration and air conditioning markets, they are committed to providing their customers with high standards of quality and integrity which are maintained and supported through their specialist on-site laboratory and rigorous Quality Control program.

The Challenge

With a new growth strategy in place as well as new product and service offering, the client engaged Safesearch to support the growth, maturation and further development of their SQE function through the recruitment of an SQE Manager to be based in their Laverton head office.

The Solution

Safesearch provided the client with up to date remuneration advice to ensure that we could target candidates at the appropriate level with aligned remuneration expectations, capability, experience and culture. In particular the role required someone with Major Hazard Facility (MHF) experience, with an understanding of the process of achieving a MHF license.

The assignment required strict recruitment timeframes which included:

  • Time to shortlist 10 days

  • Placement filled within 21 days

In order to achieve this timeline we implemented the following:

  • Full search

  • Market mapping

  • Targeted advertising campaign

The Result

Despite strict recruitment timeframes, Safesearch was able to source a quality candidate from advertising, as well as 2 others through our detailed search process. We presented a shortlist of 3 quality candidates, one of which was successfully offered and placed.

  • Safesearch completed this placement in 21 days

  • The candidate managed the successful re-accreditation of the client's safety systems, and;

  • Ensured the site was prepared and suitable for application as a Major Hazard Facility;