Location: Knottingley, with travel

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, self-motivating graduate chemist to join our team in our head office in Knottingley as a Technical Assessor. The successful candidate will learn to technically assess waste and support all staff at our sites including hazardous waste transfer and liquid and solid treatment facilities.

Some of the duties and responsibilities of this role:
• Ensuring the company is compliant with legislative requirement
• Completing regulatory paperwork such as Consignment Notes and Waste Transfer Notes
• Assessing waste to determine best disposal/treatment route and ensuring the best price is achieved
• Ensure the profit margin is maintained and enhanced wherever possible. Understand costs of disposing of material and reduce these where possible
• Ensure that all company systems are utilised correctly and rigorously to ensure compliance at all stages
• Negotiate with supplier and customer when required
• To liaise with customer service and our facilities to resolve issues such as non-conformance

About your Knowledge, Skills & Qualifications
• Degree level qualification in Chemistry or related subject
• Analytical mindset
• Strong chemical awareness
• Interest in hazardous waste
• Proactive and self-motivated

Full, clean driving licence is essential.

To apply for this role, please email a short covering letter demonstrating your appropriate experience, together with a CV of no more than 2 pages of A4 to HR@acumenwaste.co.uk

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