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Site Chemist

CK Group
£24000 - £26000 per annum
Closing date
12 Apr 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

CK Group are recruiting for a Shift Site Chemist to join a hazardous waste management company based at their site near Walsall, on a full time, permanent shift basis for a salary of £26,000.

Please note that this is a shift role involving nights and working in the outdoors, not in a laboratory.

As a Site Chemist, you will be responsible in bringing value to the business by accepting and inspecting all incoming assignments of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste by following the relevant regulations and site procedures. This is a shift-based role working 40 hours per week 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% shift allowance.

The site is based near Walsall and is commutable from Birmingham, Wolverhampton, Leicester, Coventry.

As a Site Chemist, the main purpose of your role will be:
  • Ensuring all incoming consignments of wastes have appropriate paperwork
  • Responsible for the completion of waste safety checks to allow acceptance to site, storage safety and processing and/or onwards transfer.
  • Responsible for the completion of regular sampling of received waste to then further supply to internal laboratory for analysis.
  • Ensuring waste is routed such that costs are minimised whilst maintaining legality and compliance.
  • Waste acceptance is recorded using the SAP system.
  • 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.
  • Provide technical support to other members of staff on site.
  • Complete relevant outgoing paperwork.

As a Site Chemist, you will have the following qualifications, skills and experience:
  • Degree Level or HNC Qualification in Chemistry or a similar related field.
  • Experience of the Waste Industry is desirable.
  • SAP experience is desirable.
  • Competent Microsoft Office user, in particular Excel.
  • Willingness to work in outdoor conditions in a hazardous chemical environment undertaking a manual/hands on approach.

It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 55240 in all correspondence.


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Company info
+44 (0)1246 457700
CK Group
Westwick House
The Bridge Business Centre
Beresford Way
S41 9FG

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