Site Chemist

Salary: £26,000 rising to £27,000 after training

Location: Sneyd Hill – ST6 2DZ

Hours of work: 40 hours per week, 3 shift rotation (6am-3pm, 1pm-10pm, 10pm-6am)

The successful candidate 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 which will be 6am-3pm, 1pm-10pm and 10pm-6am. These will be worked on a shift rotation and the successful candidate will need to be available to work all 3 shifts. You will receive a 25% shift allowance when working the night shift.

Key Duties:

  • Ensuring incoming consignments of wastes have appropriate paperwork (Consignment Note/Duty of Care) completed correctly and copies are held on site and passed back to the haulier.
  • Completing acceptance checks to ensure waste is safe for acceptance to site, and safe for storage, processing and/or onwards transfer.
  • Sampling as required of received waste to supply to 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.

Key requirements:

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

Send your CV to Adrian Salt and HR

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Company Benefits

Life Assurance

After a year in service you will be enrolled into our life assurance scheme, which pays out 4x your annual salary if you die in service.


Free access to our Employee Assistance Programme which provides confidential support and counselling on a range of issues such as financial wellbeing, relationship issues, childcare issues, family issues, stress and anxiety.


Automatic enrolment into our company pension scheme, in which we contribute 3% of your monthly salary.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Save 25-39% on a bike and accessories, with nothing to pay upfront. The payments are taken tax efficiently from your salary each month.

Training Opportunities

We have introduced Institute of Leadership and Management training across the group to encourage a culture of empowerment and feedback. We can also fund FLT or heavy plant training for the right candidate.

Strong Leadership Team

We are ambitious and have strong managers to guide us towards our goal to become the UK’s premier waste management company. We will empower you to use your initiative and think big.