Senior Site Chemist West Midlands

West Midlands
Industry Sector:
Waste Management Jobs
Job Category:
Production/Operations, Specialist & Technical, Laboratory
Job Type:
Education Level:
Secondary school or equivalent
£28,000 to £29,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Start Date:
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Due to continued growth, our client requires an enthusiastic and technically sound individual to assist the operations team in a senior chemist role based at the company’s Hazardous Waste Transfer Station in the West Midlands. You will assist in the day to day running and operation of the site, ensuring that it runs as a profitable business whilst maintaining compliance with the permit and all associated legislation.

Key Responsibilities

To assist in ensuring that the operation and maintenance of the transfer station and associated equipment complies with all relevant Health, Safety & Welfare requirements and all Environmental regulations

To assist in ensuring the health, safety and welfare of employees, contractors and visitors whilst they are on site or in associated areas.

Maintain the site in accordance with sector Guidance, including Pre-acceptance, Acceptance and storage of waste.

Generation and completion of legal paperwork.

Creating waste lists for outgoing waste loads.

Raising Purchase orders

Booking Haulage for outgoing waste loads.

Management of office paperwork to ensure it completed properly and passed up for invoicing in a timely manner. 

A lead role in the assessment and routing of waste

Acceptance and verification of waste on delivery

Assist in updating the site stock list as required.

Assist in the provision of risk assessments & method statements where appropriate

Monitoring and maintaining correct waste storage levels within the warehouses

Issue Permits to work for contractors carrying out works on site.


To encourage recycling and diversion of materials from landfill

To improve company waste hierarchy performance

ADR transport and technical support on customer sites where required

To travel to other locations as dictated by company requirements

To assist with processing waste materials including segregation, bulking activity and cleaning. To complete other tasks on an ad-hoc basis as dictated by company requirements Vehicle loading and unloading (including operation of counterbalance forklifts where necessary)

Cover for Site Manager during periods of annual leave and similar. Delegating work to operators and managing their workload and output


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