Entry Level Chemist

  • Job Reference: JR14137
  • Date Posted: 29 January 2024
  • Employer: Veolia
  • Website: https://www.veolia.co.uk/careers
  • Location: Marchwood, Hampshire
  • Salary: £23,000
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Salary: Competitive plus Veolia benefits

Location: Area 6 Oceanic Way, Marchwood Industrial Park, Marchwood, SO40 4BD

Hours: 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday

We live in a world that needs to take care of its resources, and our mission at Veolia is to 'Resource the World'. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Trainee Site Chemist to join the team at Veolia, Marchwood.

This position would suit someone looking to expand their career options in the exciting and growing environmental sector by contributing towards Veolia's purpose of ecological transformation and at the same time study towards a degree as an alternative to the traditional university route.

What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Access to our company pension scheme

  • Free physiotherapy service

  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers

  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to

  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

What will you be doing?

  • Work under the direction of a senior Chemist covering water treatment and hazardous waste tasks

  • Help to ensure the site and plant operates in a safe and compliant manner.

  • Analyse incoming bulk liquid into the plant, plus daily laboratory analysis of waste treatment liquids, ensuring compliance before discharge to sewer.

  • Analyse incoming Hazardous Waste into the site Transfer Station for compliance against agreed waste specifications.

  • Allocate recycling and disposal routes for incoming material, ensuring all legal requirements for environmental protection are complied with.

What are we looking for?

  • A minimum of A-Level in Chemistry or equivalent.

What's next?

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

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