Site Chemist – Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd – West Midlands

Astute Technical Recruitment Ltd

Senior Site Chemist
Hazardous Waste
West Bromwich
£25,000- £30,000


We are currently seeking a qualified Senior Site Chemist to work with one of the UK's leading waste management service providers who focus on the disposal and collection of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Working as their Senior Site Chemist, you will be responsible for supporting the daily operations across the waste facility ensuring efficient and effective sampling, testing and analysis of the waste on-site to ensure safe and compliance processing at all times.

The Role

Working as their Senior Site Chemist, you will be responsible for:

Supporting in the supervision of a team of on-site Chemists, assisting with the hands-on operation of the hazardous waste site ensuring materials coming onto and off-site are consistently safe and are compliant in-line with site permits and environmental regulations.
Compiling lists of wastes' to be transferred off site to third party disposal points. Liaising with other staff to ensure correct routing of wastes.
Assisting with non- conformance procedures and sample processing within the site laboratory for incoming waste streams.
Ensuring the operation of a hazardous waste transfer station is able to receive and dispatch loads making sure environmental compliance is abided to.
Utilising appropriate systems to manage non-compliances.
Work to meet site and laboratory targets for processing.
Ensuring house-keeping requirements are maintained and continuous improvement programmes supported.
Undertake all administration tasks as needed such as chemist check sheets, process sheets, stock sheets etc.
Other tasks as needed.

The Candidate

To be considered for this position, candidates must have an appropriate chemistry qualification to degree level as well as experience handling a diverse range of chemical compounds including understanding of inter-reactions.

Candidates should have experience working in a Site-based Chemist role or working within an industrial lab with a good understanding of the Waste Management/ Hazardous Waste industry.
This role will require you to work in a hands-on operational capacity outdoors in all weather conditions.

What's on Offer

Basic Salary of up to £30,000
Opportunity to progress career in the Chemical and Waste Management industries.
Full training and support

How to Apply

To apply, please call Maddy Smith on (phone number removed) or send a copy of your CV to (url removed)

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful

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