MTS Chemist

MTS Chemist

Job Description

Tradebe are looking for a Mobile Technical Services (MTS) Chemist to join our developing Technical Services team.

Working under the general supervision of the MTS Manager the Mobile Technical Services Chemist will be responsible for the organisation and coordination of hazardous waste collections from customer facilities as required.

The MTS service operates from multiple Tradebe locations across the UK, applicants must be prepared to work away from home with overnight stays when required.

The ideal candidate will be committed, flexible and a team player with a professional approach. They will have a positive ‘can do’ attitude with the ability to work under pressure and use their own initiative.

We will consider graduates with Chemistry degrees for this role.

We offer

  • Base salary £27K+
  • Bonus targeted 7.5%
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays
  • Tradebe-funded Simply Health Everyday Health Plan including access to GP 24/7
  • Pension
  • Access to our benefits platform for discounts and cash back on shopping purchases, gyms and leisure activities, cycle to work scheme and dedicated wellbeing centre

The person

  • Educated to minimum HNC level in Chemistry
  • Technically competent in the handling of hazardous waste. – Desirable
  • Experience of packing hazardous waste for transportation and disposal. – Desirable
  • Computer literate- working knowledge of Microsoft Office & SAP would be an advantage.
  • Good general health and physically fit must be able to perform physical activities.
  • Maintaining and developing relationships with potential and existing customers identifying sales opportunities and leads.
  • Hard worker self-motivated, enthusiastic, capable of working autonomously with limited supervision and a willingness to learn new skills
  • Holder of a EU driving licence for at least two years
  • ADR licence for packages is preferred but training will be provided if required.
  • Forklift Truck certification would be an advantage, but training will be provided if required.
  • First Aid vocational training would be an advantage, but training will be provided if required.

The role

  • Organising collections from client’s sites and delivering to waste transfer site for disposal
  • Maintain provision of packing materials on site
  • Ensure all relevant legislation required to perform the job correctly is adhered to
  • Comply with Health & Safety policies and procedures ensuring all requirements required are met both on client’s sites and at waste receipt/disposal sites.
  • Technically assess, segregate, label and pack waste on client’s site with documentation compliant to current UK legislation.
  • Compile and maintain list of hazardous waste needing collection and disposal producing required documentation and ensure compliance with current legislation.
  • Collection and loading waste onto transport vehicle with the aid of material handling equipment making it safe and suitable for transportation, safely driving company vehicle to the hazardous waste site for disposal when on the premises make for safe and efficient off-loading.
  • Risk Assessments at client sites
  • Maintain a clean, safe and orderly vehicle reporting any defects that prevents duties being accomplished.
  • Compliance with EU Drivers Hours Regulations, Working Time Directive and local laws regulating safe driving and the safe and proper handling and loading in the transport of Dangerous Goods
  • Assist in promoting growth of the MTS business in the region.



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