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Site Chemist / Senior Site Chemist – Hazardous Waste Management

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Region: East Midlands

Salary: £26-34k DOE (Graduates will be considered) plus pension

We are looking for a skilled Hazardous Waste Site Chemist with extensive experience to join a reputable client known for promoting career growth.

Position: Site Chemist / Senior Site Chemist – Hazardous Waste Management

Location: Chesterfield and surrounding areas

Salary: £26-34k DOE (Graduates will be considered) plus pension

Previous Job Titles: Senior Site Chemist, Technical Assessor, Transfer Station Chemist, Laboratory Technician, Lead Shift Chemist, Reception Chemist, Transfer Station Supervisor

Role Overview:

As a Senior Site Chemist, you will lead a team of Chemists, manage documentation, ensure compliance with Safety, Environmental, and Company protocols, conduct COSHH assessments, and prepare processed waste streams for national distribution.

Experience Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have a background in the Hazardous Waste Sector, with a minimum HND in Chemistry or related Degree – if you have enough chemistry modules
For the more senior role we require, 3 years of experience as a Chemist looking to advance or currently in a supervisory role. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential, along with proficiency in Outlook, Word, and Excel. Experience in direct client interaction is a plus.

Educational Qualifications:

Candidates should have at least an HNC in Chemistry or a related field such as Biology or Forensics, with a preference for those with additional Chemistry modules or higher qualifications. Additionally, the following qualifications or training are highly desirable:

Desirable Qualifications:

Forklift Truck (FLT) License
WAMITAB Certificate of Technical Competence (COTC)
IOSH or NEBOSH safety qualification, or equivalent
If you have a proven track record in hazardous waste management and meet the above criteria, we encourage you to apply.


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