Site Chemist

We have a vacancy to join our chemistry team at our Sneyd Hill facility. Reporting to the Reception, Storage and Dispatch manager, you will be responsible for the acceptance, non-conformance, recording, labelling and processing of incoming waste.

You will be required to work a range of shifts including some night shifts.


Key Duties:

  • Ensure all documentation is compliant with legislative requirements
  • Completing acceptance checks to ensure waste is safe for acceptance to site, and safe for storage, processing and/or onwards transfer
  • Sampling of received waste and liaison with internal laboratory for further analysis
  • Recording waste acceptance and non-conformances using the SAP system
  • Working to 48-hour KPI for incoming loads to be checked and fully recorded in SAP
  • Ensuring waste is being appropriately stored in line guidance
  • Ensuring all waste is labelled correctly with all relevant information
  • Processing of waste as required – to include bulking, sorting, segregating, listing and re-packing of wastes
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy work area completing housekeeping as required
  • Promoting a positive Health and Safety driven environment
  • Assisting other teams and performing other duties when required by the business.

Qualification Required:

  • HNC or Degree Level Qualification in Chemistry or a similar related field.

Skills and Experiences Required:

  • Experience in working in the waste Sector (Ideal but not compulsory)
  • Computer literate – especially in using Microsoft Excel and Outlook.
  • Must demonstrate willingness to work in outdoor conditions in a hazardous chemical environment undertaking a manual/hands on approach.

To apply

Please send your CV, stating position title to recruitment@redindustries.co.uk

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