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Job Reference J9155
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Site Chemist (Hazardous Waste)

Our client is an environmental and waste management company operating a permitted hazardous waste transfer station in the North West. The Company supports a wide range of clients in the safe and environmentally responsible disposal of their hazardous waste. A vacancy currently exists for a Site Chemist. The main purpose of the role is to conduct acceptance analysis on incoming waste, ensuring that wastes are suitably and safely stored on site and dispatched from site.

Main Duties:

  • Accepting waste (hazardous and non-hazardous) on to site as per company Bookings and Acceptance procedure. This includes packaged waste and bulk tankers, conducting conformance checks and analysis.
  • Raising Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) on incoming waste as per company procedure. This includes liaising with the Commercial Account Managers to resolve the non-conformances.
  • Checking and ensuring the compliant storage of wastes on site as per company Storage and Segregation procedure.
  • Assisting Site Operators in conducting waste handling and packaging as per company procedure.
  • Selecting and preparing waste for dispatch from site (both packaged and bulk shipment) as per company Scheduling and Dispatch procedure.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum HNC level in Chemistry (or applicable scientific field).
  • At least 1 years’ previous experience working within hazardous waste management
  • An awareness of: HSG 71 - Chemical warehousing the storage of packaged dangerous substances; HSG 51 - Storage of flammable liquids in container; Sector Guidance Note S5.06 guidance for the recovery and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste; Guidance on the classification and assessment of waste; Technical Guidance WM3 waste classification.
  • ADR/CODG awareness training (ADR Licence desirable).
  • First Aid at Work certificate desirable.

This is a full-time, permanent job opportunity, working 9am to 6pm, Monday to Friday.

Ref: J9155

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