Site Chemist

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd
Closing date
11 Jun 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
Site Chemist
Hazardous Waste
Up to £30,000


We are currently seeking a qualified Site Chemist to work with an industry leader in Hazardous Waste Management Services, focussing on the disposal and collection of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Working as their Transfer Station Site Chemist, you will be responsible for supporting the daily operations across the waste facility ensuring efficient and effective waste acceptance, sampling and testing for a compliant and safe process at all times.

The Role

Working as their Transfer Station Site Chemist, you will be responsible for:

Assist with the hands-on operation of the hazardous waste transfer station, ensuring materials coming onto and off site are consistently safe and compliant to site permits and environmental regulations.
Assist with compiling lists of wastes to be transferred off site to third party disposal points. Liaising with other staff to ensure correct routing of wastes
Assist with non- conformance procedures and sample processing within the site for incoming waste streams.
Utilise appropriate systems to manage non- compliances.
Assist with the daily/weekly plan for the operational areas and laboratory, adapt to the unplanned and unexpected to deliver targets, KPI's and other requirements.
Ensure house-keeping requirements and continuous improvement programmes are supported both directly and through the plant team.
Partake in improvement of process, contributing to micro project development.
Undertake area administration activity including Chemist Check sheets, process sheets, stock sheets, production records, etc.
Other tasks as needed.This is a very hands-on operational role, working within an industrial transfer station. This role requires working outdoors and will suit someone with a flexible attitude to work.

The Candidate

To be considered for this position, candidates must have an appropriate chemistry qualification to degree level as well as experience handling a diverse range of chemical compounds including understanding of inter-reactions.

Candidates should have experience working in a site-based chemist role or working within an industrial laboratory environment with a good understanding of the Waste Management/ Hazardous Waste industry.

This role will require you to work in a hands-on operational capacity outdoors in all weather conditions.

What's on Offer

Basic Salary of up to £30,000
Opportunity to progress career in the Chemical and Waste Management industries.
Full training and support

How to Apply

To apply, please call Gemma Nixon on (phone number removed) or send a copy of your CV to (url removed)

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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