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Site Chemist

Basic Job Overview

> Site Chemist<
> Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom <
> Job Type: Full Time / Permanent <
> Salary: £24000/annum <

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Changing the way people think about waste.

At Biffa, we love working with waste. Whether we're turning it into sustainable power, finding new ways to recycle it or simply keeping it off the streets, we believe every day is an opportunity to improve the lives of millions. It's a view that's shared by our 11,000+ people around the country, who trust us to provide them with a career that's always rewarding, often challenging, but never dull. And it's why we're the UK's No. 1 choice for business waste management

Help us make a difference as Chemist based at our Cardiff Site.

A quick look at the role

To efficiently receive, process and dispatch incoming wastes through our hazardous waste transfer facility. Paramount to the role is that the waste is assessed and handled in an approved manner ensuring Health, Safety and Environmental compliance are met whilst demonstrating continuous improvement in productivity, plant availability and the quality of materials sent off site..

Why it's an opportunity not to be wasted.

Monitor and control all processes within the facility in terms of people and equipment to ensure operational productivities and plant availability.
Ensure security of waste entering the facility and disposal in line with any stated customer requirement, at minimised cost.
Ensure inputs and outputs meet defined standards e.g. PPC, pre-acceptance, acceptance and onward transfer caveats, whilst driving best practice and continuous improvement in cost control and processing operations.
Control material flows through the site to ensure delays and backlogs are minimised.
Carry out regular stock control and inventory of materials, both waste and consumables held on site.
Maintain a high level of housekeeping in all areas and ensure any housekeeping activities are carried out in an effective and timely manner.
Implement and ensure compliance with all company policy, process and procedures.Requirements

Here's what we require:

Previous experience working as a chemist on a hazardous waste management business or chemical/manufacturing industry.
Minimum of a HNC Chemistry qualification.
GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and English Language.
IT literate – confident use of MS Office.
Knowledge and understanding of the requirements of working within a time critical processing environment.
Strong analytical skills with the ability to measure and monitor data.
Good organisational skills with the ability to simplify complex issues.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills at all levels.
Full, clean UK valid driving licence.
Willingness to travel within the UK for business meetings and project work at other locations.
Flexible and adaptable.Benefits

And Here's why you'll love it at Biffa.

Competitive salary
Ongoing career development, training and coaching – because if you don't grow, we don't grow.
Generous pension scheme.
Retail and leisure discounts.
Holiday and travel discounts.
Bike to work schemeDedicated to diversity.

At Biffa we believe different ideas, perspective and backgrounds are key to developing a creative working environment that delivers real results. It's why you'll find us championing diversity and equality at every turn

To apply for this job please visit www.cv-library.co.uk.