Shift Site Chemist
CK Science
Oxfordshire
11d ago
  • Salary : Competitive
  • REF Number : 00045002
  • Consultant : Victoria Walker
  • Sector : Waste Management, Environmental
  • Discipline : Other, Analytical Chemistry
  • Are you a chemistry graduate or an experienced site chemist looking for a new role? I am currently recruiting for a Shift Site Chemist to join a hazardous waste and environmental management company at their site based in Oxfordshire, on a full time permanent basis.

    Please note this role operates on a shift basis in the outdoors and requires someone able to drive.

    The Company : Our client has a fantastic career opportunity at their hazardous waste transfer station facility. You'll join the hard-

    working, highly skilled and friendly team at their busy, industry-leading hazardous waste transfer station. The hours are 7am-

    4pm and 9am-6pm Monday to Friday, rotating on a fortnightly basis at a total of 40 hours per week. The company offers a competitive salary benefits include discretionary bonus, pension scheme, life assurance, holiday purchase scheme, cycle to work scheme, Health Cash Plan (e.

    g. dentist / optician), discount scheme covering cinema and leisure attractions amongst others, and discounted gym membership.

    Location : This role is located in Oxfordshire, easily commutable from Reading, Oxford and similar locations.

    The Role : Your main duties will be :

  • To help with the transfer station's day-to-day operation such as receiving incoming consignments of waste, checking documentation, completing waste transfer notes and raising non-conformances.
  • Unloading and loading lorries, operating forklift trucks (training will be given) and inspecting, classifying and segregating waste deliveries.
  • Keeping the site clean and tidy via sweeping and jet-washing etc.
  • Listing, segregating and packing waste for collection by the Technical drivers on customer sites.
  • Driving company vans to collect small consignments of waste.
  • Shunting vehicles around the yard for unloading / loading of waste / containers.
  • Assisting with contractor management within the site.
  • Assisting in planning daily tasks for site operators.
  • Your Background : The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills and experience :

  • Ideally degree qualified in chemistry or environmental science; HNC or equivalent in Chemistry as a minimum.
  • Good chemistry knowledge - practical, hands-on, safety-conscious.
  • Ideally experience of working outdoors, or an interest that involves being outside in all weathers.
  • The work involves an element of physical labour and conditions can be uncomfortable e.g. working in a chemical protection suit.
  • Full UK driving licence.
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