Assistant Chemist

Are you looking to take on a new challenge within Waste Management as an Assistant Chemist? If so Viridor are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

Viridor is one of the UK's leading recycling, renewable energy and waste management companies. Part of the FTSE 250 Pennon Group, Viridor puts waste into action, transforming it into high quality recyclables, raw materials and energy. This is an exciting time to work at Viridor. We are at the forefront of the UK's green economy and we use smart people and technology to deliver our vision, bringing people together to give the world's resources new life.

We are now looking to recruit an Assistant Chemist for our team in Glasgow, working 42.5 hours a week.

Assistant Chemist responsibilities include:

 *Assist with the technical and administrative control, operation and monitoring of the AD treatment plant, the Effluent treatment plant, ACF and MRF Outputs. *Carry out routine and ad hoc sampling from the plant. *Carry out laboratory analysis in the on-site lab. To comply with all procedures and testing requirements in the lab. *Assist with the arrangements of sending samples to external laboratories, carrying out analysis on behalf of GRREC. *Use resources efficiently in the lab. *Carry out research on potential improvements to the effectiveness of the plant.

The ideal Assistant Chemist:

 *Experience of monitoring and laboratory analysis *Experience of data analysis and trending data *Knowledge of laboratory standard test methodologies *Knowledge of laboratory procedures *Health and safety awareness *Minimum of HNC in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or Biological Sciences.

Rewards and Benefits:

In return for your hard work as our Assistant Chemist, we can offer a competitive salary per annum plus excellent benefits, including:

 *A free helpline for health, legal or personal issues available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. *Free eye tests and prescription and safety eyewear where required. *A contributory pension scheme - helping you plan for later in life. *Payroll giving (charity donations from salary deducted before tax) and cycle to work schemes are all available through Viridor Extras, *Discounts on local gym membership and some of the biggest retail brands.

If you want to work within a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable, click apply.

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

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