Site Chemist

  • Salary: £22,500 - £25,000
  • REF Number: 00050857
  • Consultant: Sajra Hameed
  • Contact: 01246 457722
  • Date Published: 11.06.2021
  • Sector:
  • Location: Cannock, West Midlands
  • Discipline:

Sajra Hameed is recruiting for a Shift Site Chemist to join a hazardous waste management company based at their site near Cannock, on a full time, permanent shift basis. Please note that this is a shift role involving nights and working in the outdoors, not in a laboratory.

This leader in the environmental service industry is looking for a Site Chemist to work on a shift basis within a fast paced, challenging environment. You will join the waste management team and develop your professional skills in hazardous and non-hazardous waste management. The company offers a salary in the region of £22,500 - £25,000 pa dependent on experience, in addition to a shift allowance, and overtime payments. Graduates would start with a salary of £22,500pa and only candidates with proven waste experience will be eligible for the top bandwidth of the salary. This is a shift-based role working 40 hpw with the morning shift from 6am-3pm, the afternoon shift from 1pm-10pm and night shift from 10pm-6am. The night shift carries a 25% salary increase.

The site is based near Cannock and is commutable from Pelsall, Norton Canes, Aldridge, Great Wyrley and Burntwood.

As a Shift Site Chemist, the main purpose of your role will be:

  • Ensuring incoming consignments of wastes have appropriate paperwork
  • Ensuring incoming waste is inspected
  • Working to 48-hour KPI for incoming loads to be accepted and associated paperwork passed over for post acceptance input onto Database system.
  • Sampling of accepted waste to supply to internal laboratory for further analysis or to pass on to suppliers to confirm suitability for acceptance.

As a Shift Site Chemist, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • HNC or Degree Level Qualification in Chemistry or a similar related field - essential
  • Experience in working in the Waste Sector - desirable
  • Counter Balance Fork Lift Truck license - desirable
  • IOSH Managing safely and dangerous goods advisor- desirable
  • Classification and coding of wastes: WW3 - desirable

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Shift Site Chemist position, please contact Sajra Hameed on 01246 457722 or email quote reference 50857.

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