Site Chemist


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October 13, 2022
Job Type
£26000 - £27000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Matt Macaulay
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Site Chemist

I’m recruiting a Site Chemist based in Staffordshire to join a leading group of chemists in the waste care / waste solutions industry.  The Site Chemist will be part of a multi-disciplined team, working in an industry leading waste management company. The site chemist will be required to work a range of shift patterns (6am - 3pm, 1pm - 10pm  & 10pm – 6 am) and will receive a 25 % shift allowance when working the 10pm – 6am shift.

Key Duties:

- Document control and management

- Completing acceptance checks to ensure waste is safe for acceptance to site,

- Practice safe storage of waste and chemicals

- Sampling as required of received waste to supply to internal laboratory for further analysis

- using the SAP system

- Making sure that all waste is labelled correctly with all relevant information

- Processing of waste as required – to include bulking, sorting, segregating, listing and re-packing of wastes

-Championing good housekeeping and promoting excellent health and safety standards

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, 3 shift rotation (6am-3pm, 1pm-10pm, 10pm-6am)

Key requirements:

Candidates must demonstrate willingness to work in hazardous chemical environments and outdoor conditions.
A successful candidate will have the following: Degree Level Qualification in Chemistry or a similar related field. Having proven experience working in the waste sector is beneficial but not compulsory. Candidates are also required to be proficient and Microsoft and Outlook computer packages. A hands on and practical approach to tasks is desired.

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