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Location: AVONMOUTH, AVON Salary: 18000 - 20000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Scientific Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 12 months ago Reference: 3220528

REED Scientific have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Chemist to assist with hands on operation of Reception and Transfer Station

Our Client is a principal organic waste treatment centre offering a range of physical treatments for organic materials as well as water based wastes (including a large-scale biological treatment process) and benefiting from a sewer connection.


• Assist with compliance (material coming onto and off site).
• Assist with compiling lists of wastes to be transferred off site to third party disposal points.
• Assist with non- conformance procedures on incoming waste streams
• Collaborate with other Avonmouth Supervisors to ensure site targets/KPI’s are achieved
• Assist with sample process within the Site Laboratory
• Ensure compliance of all waste coming into site (physical and administrative), utilise appropriate system to manage non- compliance.
• Ensure technical compliance of all activity including partaking in audits.
• Undertake area administration activity including Chemist Check sheets, process sheets, stock sheets, production records, etc.


• Degree (or equivalent) in Chemistry or related subject area.
• Numeracy and literacy.
• Computer skills – keyboard, Word, Excel.
• Handling of a diverse range of chemical compounds including understanding of inter-reaction.
• Forklift licence and experience advantageous.
• Good knowledge of waste processing compliance issues and enforcement.
• Good organisation skills
• Right first time mentality.
• Mature can-do attitude, able to buy into the need for change (an everlasting activity).
• Able to work efficiently in what can be an unstructured situation, learn from it and bring structure next time around.
• Good health, able to undertake physical work on a continuous basis.
• Well-presented physically, in speech and written.
• Capable of taking on a larger role

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