Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity


Northfleet, Kent, England

Site Chemist

Location: Northfleet, Kent
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Contract: Permanent, full time


  • A competitive salary in a growing company committed to our people.
  • 29 days holiday incl. bank holidays.
  • Holidays increase with length of service.
  • Pension contributions.
  • Health scheme benefits.
  • Life Insurance (x 3 times salary).
  • Free on-site parking.

Enva is a full-service and leading provider of recycling and resource recovery solutions, with locations across the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

Due to continuous growth, we have a new opportunity for the Site Chemist to join our Technical Team.

Site Chemist - The Role:

To supervise the daily on-site waste transfer operations including pre-acceptance, acceptance and onward transfer. 
Ensure all operations take place in line with the Environmental Management System.

Site Chemist - Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee waste transfer operations to ensure all site activities are in line with the EMS and in full compliance with site permits.
  • Ensure all activities and processes are documented within the EMS requirements.
  • Perform pre-acceptance and acceptance analysis on wastes to ensure permit compliance.
  • Ensure all rejection/ non-conformances are communicated/recorded in timely manner and managed in accordance with company procedure.
  • Ensure all PO raised and completed within the expected deadlines.
  • Support with duty of care visits to 3rd party disposal sites. 
  • Maintain site storage capacity and volumes in line with the EMS (Considering COMAH, HSG65 and Permit conditions).
  • Maintain highest standards of health and safety. 
  • Responsibility for all permit reporting and monitoring.
  • Auditing/training operations for compliance.
  • Be a key member of the Operations team, providing/developing key KPI’s.

Knowledge, Training, Experience, Technical and Personal Skills:


  • Proactive and safety focused approach.
  • An ability to drive/develop the department/business to be best standard in the company.
  • Hands on and methodical, organised with attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Positive and motivated with flexible and adaptable attitude.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise effectively and to plan and manage own agenda.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop effective and positive working relationships within and outside of the department.
  • Highly focused on delivering results and objectives with a strong personal commitment to supporting the business in achieving its goals in a changing environment.
  • Logical in approach with the ability to analyse data and formulate action plans.
  • Good conflict resolution skills based on a ‘Can do’ attitude.
  • Must demonstrate high levels of integrity and adopt a professional approach in all interactions – should be transparent, open and honest in all dealings.
  • Chemistry degree.


  • WAMITAB Level 4 (4TMH or 4TSH).
  • DGSA.
  • NEBOSH / IOSH Managing Safely (or higher).
  • Strong PC and technical knowledge and skills with a good working knowledge of the Microsoft packages including Word and Excel.

If you have the required skills and experience, click on APPLY and forward your up to date CV.

Please be advised due to the high number of applications should you not hear from us within 4 weeks, your application on this occasion has been unsuccessful. We thank you for expressing your interest in this role.

No agencies please.