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Job Reference J7985
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Site Chemist

Our client, a leading independently owned waste operator, is looking to recruit a Site Chemist to be based at its large hazardous waste treatment site in the North West.  You will be responsible for following site acceptance procedures for receipt of packaged waste materials including analysis, routing and documentation.

Key Accountabilities:

               Follow site acceptance, sampling and compatibility procedures according to WM3 to correctly assess and characterise incoming packaged hazardous waste loads

               Perform analysis on samples of incoming wastes to ensure waste is correctly characterised

               Ensure all documentation is completed correctly including consignment notes, waste acceptance forms and waste tracking system.

               Ensure all waste received is in accordance with the PPC Permit

               Follow non-conformance and quarantine procedures where applicable

               Understand available treatment routes to enable routing of waste streams to the most appropriate treatment route favouring recovery options and considering cost of disposal

               Apply BAT and the Waste Hierarchy to all routing & processing decisions

               Ensure all wastes received have been correctly costed for treatment or disposal

               Communicate with site operational staff on assigned treatment & disposal routes

               Provide technical support to site operational staff in planning work & managing waste inputs & outputs

Essential Requirements:

               Degree or HNC in chemistry/COTC TMS4 or validated analytical experience.

               Knowledge of waste related legislation including Hazardous Waste Regulations, PPC, Landfill Directive & ADR.

               Understand how to classify hazardous waste for disposal & transport.

Desirable Qualities:

               Working knowledge of a Hazardous Waste treatment facility.

               Good working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.

Ref: J7985


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