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Graduate Site Chemist
Cardiff
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH14426
Added: 14 Mar 2019
Job Description
Graduate Site Chemist
Reporting to: Process Manager

Acorn is looking to recruit a Graduate Site Chemist for our client, a supplier of specialist waste treatment, disposal and recycling services based in South Wales.

Our client offers a complete training and progression plan for the successful candidate.

The role:

*Analysis of water samples using a variety of inorganic chemistry techniques including ion chromatography, atomic absorbance spectroscopy and wet chemistry.
*Modelling blends in the lab using a combination of acidic and basic substances to identify optimum pH for the elimination of solids.
*Testing and analysing samples sent to us from various other companies and determining whether they are suitable to be treated within our process - based on their physical properties.
*Aiding operators in the day-to-day processing of chemicals.
*Offloading vehicles and storing both hazardous and non-hazardous substances in appropriate places ready for processing.
*Providing support to the wider business on matters including the analysis of samples and reporting the results and assist in reviewing and improving the processes carried out by the company.
*Understanding and adhering to laboratory quality systems, and understanding the importance of effective and accurate analysis of water quality for the protection of public health.
*Constantly maintaining the highest levels of health and safety, whilst maximising efficiency and productivity throughout the site.
*Ensuring that all records required by statutory regulations and company policy are updated and maintained.

General Accountabilities

*Assisting the Site Manager and Process Manager
*The safe management of associated procedures relating to the efficient reception, inspection and routing of waste materials on site
*Implementation and development of process modelling and control
*Provision of technical support to the operation including the running and development of existing and new processes
*Compliance with the company's EPR Permit and other regulatory consents
*Compliance with the company's operating procedure
*Compliance with the company's Health and Safety policy, site safety rules and environmental policy of all personnel
*Provision of supervision and training with regard to company procedures and work instructions
*Maintenance and development of paperwork and operational systems
*Liaising with other company departments
*Compliance with all relevant environmental and health and safety procedures
*Development and maintenance of housekeeping procedures to ensure a clean and tidy site that fully meets compliance standards

Requirements:

Must hold a Degree in Chemistry or relative field.

Salary - competitive with progression opportunities
Overtime available

Working hours:
Week one 6am-3pm
Week two 9am - 6pm


To apply, please send your CV to rachel.sheehy@acornpeople.com TODAY

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