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Type Permanent
Job Reference J9068
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Graduate Site Chemist

Our client is an award winning, privately owned waste management company, specialising in chemical waste transport and disposal. A vacancy currently exists for a Graduate Site Chemist to be based at the company’s hazardous waste treatment facility in Kent. 

Main duties will include: 

  • Analysing all incoming loads in a timely fashion, designating process routes to site personnel.
  • Operating all laboratory processes in a safe and efficient manner, using the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ensuring the provision of the correct documentation for all incoming and outgoing loads.
  • Assisting the Manager to ensure incoming loads/enquiries are priced in a timely fashion.
  • Providing analytical information that will optimise vehicle turnaround time, processing efficiency and customer service.
  • Providing site and laboratory cover at all times, taking a flexible approach to break times and providing reasonable out of hours cover when required. 

Candidate requirements: 

  • Degree in Chemistry
  • Experience in the waste industry an advantage but not essential
  • Enthusiasm to learn the operation of a Waste Transfer Station and/or Treatment Processing Plant
  • Ability to apply chemical theory to good industrial/waste management practice.
  • Flexible and co-operative attitude and approach.
  • Ability to work in a team or individually.
  • Willingness to gain COTC qualification

The successful candidate will be required to work a rotating weekly shift pattern as follows: 06:00-14:00, 07:30– 5:30 and 10:00–18:00. 

Ref: J9068


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