Process Plant Chemist

Job Ref: J28465
Sector: Science
Sub-sectors: Energy/Renewables, Chemicals
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 14 September 2018
  • Lancashire, England, UK
  • £16,000 - £18,000 per Annum
  • Nathan Fairhurst
  • 0161 868 2227

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Entry level opportunity for a Graduate Chemist in Lancashire

Title Graduate Plant Chemist Location Lancashire Salary £16,000 - £18,000

Our client is a growing company specialising in the recovery and treatment of hazardous waste. With multiple sites in Lancashire and a UK-wide customer base, they are now looking to hire a Graduate Chemist to join their team due to ongoing expansion.

Benefits: This is an excellent entry level opportunity that will be able to provide full training on the job. Based within an experienced team, this role would be well suited to a graduate chemist looking for their first position with the industry as previous experience is not required.

Role / Description This position will be part of the Process plant team on a busy waste treatment facility, time will be split between the lab & working on the plant (70%/30%) and duties will include:

  • Analytical testing of materials using a range of wet chemical techniques & XRF.
  • Modelling reactions for aqueous treatments
  • Operating reaction vessels - managing chemical processes.
  • Testing and reporting environmental discharges.


  • A degree in Chemistry or a related field
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to learn
  • Happy to work in a "Hands on" industrial environment

This is an ideal role for a Graduate Chemist who is looking for their first position with the chemical industry as full training can be provided. Equally this role will be well suited to an analytical chemist or site chemist who is looking for a change.

SRG are the UK number 1 recruitment company specialising in the scientific, engineering, clinical, pharmaceutical, food/FMCG, energy & renewables, biotech, chemical and medical device sectors.

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If you would like to apply for this position, please use the link provided. Alternatively please email a copy of your CV to Nathan at . For more information regarding this position or any others, please call Nathan on 0161 868 2227.

If you have a scientific background and this position is not relevant / suitable for you please feel free to get in touch or visit to view our other vacancies.

Keywords: Graduate, Chemist, Chemistry, Analytical, Environmental

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. SRG is a trading name of Science Recruitment Group Ltd an Employment Business/Agency.

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