Operations Chemist

Operations Chemist

Job Description

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Operations Chemist

Salary – £30,000 per annum (plus benefits)
Hours – 45 hours per week, shift rota of 7.00am to 4.00pm & 9.00am to 6.00pm (alternating each week)
Location Postcode – LS9 0PJ

As an Operations Chemist, you will conduct the chemical and physical testing of wastes received for treatment or transfer and the associated residues. You will also process control samples from these activities, maintaining appropriate waste consignment and laboratory records.

This vacancy is for a full-time position, working 5 days per week.

Our promise to you

– Competitive salary
– 25 days’ annual leave (full-time working) plus Bank Holidays
– Pension scheme
– Life insurance
– Discretionary bonus scheme
– On the job training and progression
– Recognition scheme
– Refer a friend
– Flexible benefits including high street savings, cycle to work scheme and Gymflex membership, holiday purchase and many more.
– Access to an Employee Assistance Programme and the Best Doctors Service via our Wellbeing Platform.

What will you be doing?

– To work within the Waste Treatment Division (WTD) to inspect and test wastes, confirming suitability for acceptance and identifying appropriate safe handling and processing methods
– To undertake laboratory-based waste trials using instrumental and wet chemistry methods
– To undertake waste analyses using a range of methods
– To identify appropriate safety and process considerations
– Site safety checks
– To maintain and undertake appropriate quality control methods to ensure accuracy of waste assessments
– To maintain accurate records
– To train and mentor new starters as and when required

What are we looking for?

– Experience of waste, wastewater water and water analyses using spectrophotometric methods
– Knowledge of MS Office
– A Higher National Diploma (HND) in chemistry

A degree in chemistry or a related subject would be beneficial to your application, as would knowledge of hazardous waste classification and consignment note systems.

About Us

We are FCC Environment, one of the nation’s leading waste and resource management companies. Committed to sustainability, we strive to minimise the amount of waste that ends up in landfill by transforming it into valuable resources wherever possible.

We operate over 200 facilities in England, Scotland and Wales and employ around 2,400 people.

The profile of the UK’s recycling and waste management industry has never been higher. We need people who are up for the challenge to help us tackle climate change. We need people with ideas. We need you. Together we will meet the UK’s waste management and energy recovery needs.

FCC Environment are equal opportunities employers, we value diversity, and we are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment.

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