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Type Permanent
Job Reference J8137
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Site Chemist

Our client is a leading independently owned waste management company, specialising in chemical waste transport and disposal. A vacancy currently exists for a Site Chemist to be based at the company’s hazardous waste treatment facility in the South East. Main duties will include:

  • Analysing all incoming loads in a timely fashion, designating process routes to site personnel.
  • Operating all laboratory processes in a safe and efficient manner, using the correct Personal Protective Equipment.
  • Ensuring the provision of the correct documentation for all incoming and outgoing loads.
  • Assisting the Manager to ensure incoming loads/enquiries are priced in a timely fashion.
  • Providing analytical information that will optimise vehicle turnaround time, processing efficiency and customer service.
  • Providing site and laboratory cover at all times taking a flexible approach to break times and providing reasonable out of hours cover when required.

Applications are invited from candidates with:

  • Degree in chemistry
  • Experience in the waste industry (an advantage but not essential)
  • Enthusiasm to learn the operation of a Waste Transfer Station and/or Treatment Processing Plant
  • Ability to apply chemical theory to good industrial/waste management practice.
  • Flexible and co-operative attitude and approach.
  • Ability to work in a team or individually.
  • Willingness to undertake COTC qualification.

Ref: J8137

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