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Job Reference J9371
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Senior Site Chemist

Our client is a leading provider of waste management and environmental services. A vacancy currently exists for a Senior Site Chemist to help with the day-to-day operation of the company’s busy hazardous waste transfer facility in Oxfordshire.  The facility accepts all types of hazardous waste and uses advanced processing and recycling technologies.

As part of a hard-working and highly skilled team, you will receive incoming consignments of waste, check documentation, complete waste transfer notes and raise non-conformances. You will also un/load lorries, operate waste processing machinery and plant, and inspect, classify and segregate waste deliveries. 

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Listing, segregating and packing waste for collection by drivers on customer sites.
  • Driving company vans to collect small waste consignments.
  • Shunting vehicles around the yard for unloading/loading.
  • Assisting with contractor management on site.
  • Helping to plan daily tasks for site operators.

The work involves an element of physical labour and conditions can be uncomfortable – e.g. working in a chemical protection suit. 

Candidate requirements:

  • Degree (minimum HNC) in Chemistry or a Chemistry/Environmental-related discipline.
  • Understanding of the hazards of materials received at the transfer station.
  • Competent at operating machinery and plant safely.
  • Understanding of Best Available Techniques (BAT) processes.
  • Driving licence and own transport due to site location.

Working hours:  7am-4pm or 9am-6pm Mon-Fri, rotated on a fortnightly basis. A total of 40 hours per week.

Ref: J9371


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