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Graduate Site Chemist


£25000 – £28000/annum
Full Time / Permanent
Maidstone, Kent

Graduate Site Chemist


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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 a Certificate of Technical Competence (COTC) qualification.

The successful candidate will be required to work a rotating weekly shift pattern as follows: 06:00-14:00, 07:30- 15:30 and 10:00-18:00.

Ref: J9068

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