Chemist (Expression Of Interest)

Chemistry, Chemical, Materials Science.

Ready to find the right role for you?

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It’s why we’re looking for someone who’s just as committed as we are, to push for genuine change and bring our ambition of Ecological Transformation to life. 

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We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture

What you'll be doing;

  • Assist the Senior Site Chemist and the Site Manager in the execution of the day-to-day operations of the site including the supervision of operatives as required
  • Sample and analyse all materials destined for on-site treatment performing compatibility testing and the generation of written instructions for site personnel.
  • Perform daily inspections of the transfer area, highlight (and where appropriate remedy) and report potential breaches of permit or safe working conditions.
  • Cooperate with site management to ensure that site personnel, contractors and visitors comply with the site rules.
  • Perform sampling and verification of incoming waste chemicals and raise non-conformance reports as required

What we’re looking for;

  • Minimum of HNC or Degree qualification in Chemistry or relevant science degree
  • An ability to overcome problems and find solutions independently.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn.
  • Numerate, literate and computer literate

What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays 
  • Access to our company pension scheme
  • 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.
  • 24-hour access to a virtual GP, 365 days a year, for you and family members in your household
  • One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community 
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

What’s next?

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come. We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+. 

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

Here at Veolia, we’re proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.


Job ID Number: JR13075
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  • Deadline
  • Salary
    £27,000 - £33,000 per annum depending on role and experience + benefits
  • Degree required
    All grades
  • Location
    Durham, Sheffield, Hampshire, Lancashire and Liverpool
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Preferred Disciplines...
  • Chemical
  • Chemistry
  • Materials Science
Also Accepting...
  • Biology
  • Ecology
  • Materials & Minerals
  • Process
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