Site Chemist

North East
Industry Sector:
Waste Management Jobs
Job Category:
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
£-Attractive salary plus excellent benefits
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Our client is a family owned, nationwide award winning waste management company specialising in the transport and disposal of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste. A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Site Chemist. This is an exciting time to join as the company is currently expanding due to their strong standing within the industry and excellent reputation for the quality of work they deliver to their clients.


Role Accountabilities:


  • To provide laboratory and analytical support for all site operations.

  • To designate disposal options for incoming loads with the assistance and guidance from other Site Chemists and Site Manager and ensure correct documentation is supplied for outgoing loads.

  • To ensure all waste accepted into the transfer station is processed adhering to procedural time restraints. All non-conformance reports to be raised and communicated in a timely fashion.

  • Ensuring that Site Rules, Procedures and Risk Assessments are followed to ensure all activities are carried out in a safe manner that does not negatively impact the environment or human health, and ensure compliance with all legal requirements.

  • Exercise and display leadership and communication skills when seeking advice and assistance where necessary.


Person Specification:


  • HNC or above in Chemistry. COTC is desirable.

  • Working knowledge of the operation of Waste Transfer Station and/or Treatment Processing Plant.

  • Ability to apply chemical theory to good industrial practice.

  • Good working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environmental requirements.

  • Working knowledge of internal and external documentation requirements.

  • Flexible and co-operative attitude and approach.

  • Ability to work in a team or individually.


The role comes with excellent benefits which includes 30 days annual holiday (inclusive of bank holidays), a company pension, life assurance (for pension scheme members) healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, company bonus scheme.

Ref: J8132

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