Technical Assessment Chemist Ref: 10121 Back to Search Results

  • Start Date: asap
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to c£28,000 plus benefits

In this head office-based role with a leading provider of waste analysis, treatment and disposal services, you will handle a range of waste disposal enquiries from customers, providing them with a safe, effective means of disposing of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.

Key responsibilities of the Technical Assessment Chemist will include:

  • Reviewing and accurately assessing wastes according to current and future guidance and legislation
  • Liaising with internal and external laboratories where sample analysis is required.
  • Identifying, classifying and labelling waste materials and assisting customers to identify the correct EWC Codes
  • Processing data from various types of lab reports on liquid and solid wastes, including WAC tests and MSDS’s.
  • Applying EPR Permit conditions and Waste Acceptance Criteria as required
  • Processing all necessary documentation for transfers and ensuring that all the correct relevant paperwork is in place at the pre-acceptance stage
  • Arranging for the collection and analysis of samples when required.

Candidate Profile

  • HND / Degree in Chemistry or a related discipline
  • Some knowledge of the current non-hazardous and hazardous waste regulations essential; previous experience in waste management, wastewater treatment, chemical manufacturing, effluent treatment, laboratory services or similar would be of interest
  • Previous roles may include Site Chemist, Hazpak Chemist, Waste Transfer Station Chemist, Waste / Water Treatment Chemist, Bench Chemist, Technical Assessor etc
  • Knowledge of WM3 and ability to apply it to classify waste is essential
  • A good understanding of ADR regulations and the ability to classify waste for transport would be desirable
  • Competent in the use of IT
  • Able to deal with customers competently and effectively

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