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Acceptance Chemist

Salford, Greater Manchester
£22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Closing date
26 Dec 2023

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Contract Type
Full Time

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Acceptance Chemist required, based in Greater Manchester. Requiring a degree or HNC in Chemistry or a related subject and strong wet chemistry analysis skills. Recent Chemistry graduates welcome to apply.

Title: Acceptance Chemist

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: £22,000 - £24,000 (dependent on experience)

Term: Permanent

SRG are currently working with a speciality waste management company who operate nationwide. Priding themselves on their ability to provide a diverse range of services which includes both hazardous & non-hazardous disposal & treatment solutions, they now have an opportunity for an Acceptance Chemist to join their team based in Greater Manchester. This is a great opportunity for a recent Chemistry graduate who has strong wet chemistry skills and is looking to apply them to an industrial role.

Benefits: An opportunity to join one of the UKs largest facilities for the treatment and processing of hazardous waste. 8:00am - 4:30pm Monday - Friday with overtime available. Holidays and pension scheme.

Role / Description
  • Receiving, hazardous waste onto site form industrial and commercial sites
  • Storing, handling and processing waste materials in accordance with relevant permits and required procedures
  • Ensuring paperwork for incoming waste is compliant and correctly completed
  • Immediate testing of incoming waste to ensure conformity with paperwork using test strips
  • Further laboratory testing as needed for further analysis using mainly wet chemistry analysis
  • Making up and testing solvent blends from waste material against specification
  • Working alongside site operatives to ensure that waste is processed, stored and transferred in a safe, compliant and timely manner
  • Assisting with the control of material flows through and ensuring container stocks are maintained to avoid delays and backlogs
  • Bulking/re-packing of waste to achieve maximum profitability

  • A degree or equivalent qualification / experience in Chemistry or a related field
  • Strong wet chemistry analysis skills
  • Organised, with a keen eye for detail

SRG is the UK's number one recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

As scientists ourselves, our specialist sector knowledge and our passion are second to none. It's this combination that makes us different. We're committed to providing outstanding temporary, contract and permanent career opportunities of all levels for our candidates and a comprehensive range of expert strategic recruitment services for our clients.

If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Chris on 0161 526 1898.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you, please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: chemistry, chemist, analyst, analytical, analyse, analysis, testing, laboratory, chemicals, waste, hazardous waste, process chemistry, wet chemistry, MS, GC, gas chromatography, XRF, IR, UICP, TOC, incoming and outgoing waste, waste chemist.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


Every day, we help high-calibre scientists, clinical professionals and engineers of all levels build great careers. We are dedicated to providing the best solutions for the broad-based science community, whether temporary or permanent recruitment, cutting-edge managed solutions, or contract scientific and clinical services through Synergy, our unique CRO.


We have established relationships with world-class leaders and small-scale start-ups alike. Our clients value our in-depth regional knowledge developed through our presence across the UK and Europe, and our national exposure that means we offer jobseekers an unrivalled range of career opportunities.



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