Site Chemist

Region:
North East
Vicinity:
Durham
Industry Sector:
Waste Management Jobs
Job Category:
Laboratory
Job Type:
Permanent
Education Level:
Secondary school or equivalent
Salary Description:
Excellent
Posted:
13/09/2018
Start Date:
ASAP
Recruiter:
WasteRecruit
Job Ref:
J8304

Our client is a family owned, nationwide award winning waste management company. 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:

Operate process plant in line with permit, procedures and consent to discharge. Analyse all incoming loads in a timely fashion designating process routes to site personnel. Operate all laboratory processes in a safe and efficient manner, using the correct Personal Protective Equipment and working within the Standard Operating Procedures

Ensure the provision of the correct documentation for all incoming and outgoing loads.

To ensure that all site activities are carried out in full compliance with the Company’s S.H.E. policies and all Health, Safety and Environmental legislation and regulations.

To provide analytical information that will optimise vehicle turnaround time, processing efficiency and customer service.

To assist in the development and improvement of site activities and processes including the analysis of samples for new potential waste streams.

Take appropriate action with respect to waste acceptance and rectifying any problems.


Person Specification:

Educated to at least HNC level in chemistry

Good knowledge of hazardous waste.

Ability to assess potential safety/environmental/plant impact of processing hazardous waste.

Experience of Health and Safety and Environmental legislation as related to the Company’s activities.

Technically competent in the handling of Hazardous Chemicals

Computer literate with basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

Ability to work effectively within a team

Strong communication skills

Ability to build and maintain rapport with customers so as to promote and maintain positive customer relations


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 and company bonus scheme.

Ref: J8304

Closing Date:
24/10/2018

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