Site Chemist

Cannock | Chemistry, Science

Site Chemist

West Midlands


£20,000 - £26,000

Contact Andrew:


I am recruiting for an exciting opportunity with a rapidly growing company in the waste management industry. This is a growing industry, expected to double from £2 billion to £4 billion from 2016 to 2020, and there are real opportunities for growth and career progression.

This role is suitable for recent graduates looking to get into the chemicals industry, or someone who is already working in a similar role, and is looking for career progression within a great company.

You will be working in conjunction with Site Management to safely deliver the throughput of waste in the Transfer Station. The primary purpose of the site chemist is to ensure compliance with pre-acceptance criteria, and supporting Site Operatives with movement, storage and segregation of waste alongside other general operational responsibilities. There will also be occasional support on customers site to list or prepare outgoing loads (once experienced).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing incoming loads
  • Stock control as set out by PPC Permit
  • Arranging outgoing loads
  • Manage all relevant paperwork
  • Daily inspections, logs and signage in the Transfer Station
  • Liaising with other Chemists
  • Ensuring general housekeeping is maintained on a regular basis
  • Preparing, loading and unloading incoming and outgoing loads
  • Packing and identifying wastes on customers sites
  • Working with all regulations set out by the HSE, EA and any other regulatory board

Person Spec:

  • Degree preferred, but a minimum of a HNC in chemistry or forensic science is required
  • Experience or an interest in the waste management industry
  • Driving License is essential
  • Counterbalance Forklift Truck would be advantageous, but training will be provided
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate with people at all levels of an organisation
  • Ability to plan and achieve own workload
  • Ability to adapt to using waste software systems

The role is commutable from Birmingham, Tamworth, Telford, Stafford and surrounding areas.

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25/10/2019 22:41:00
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