Senior Process Scientist

Senior Process Scientist

CLOSING DATE: 30/04/19




STARTING SALARY: Circa £40,000 dependent on experience

CATEGORY: Permanent

PACKAGE: 40 hours Permanent Defined contribution pensions scheme

Are you a keen problem solver on the lookout for an exciting opportunity? If so, we have the perfect role for you in our GENeco department.

GENeco is an award-winning recycling and renewable energy company, committed to offering our customers innovative, cost effective and sustainable solutions. We are part of the Wessex Water Group of companies and were created to help the group become more sustainable. Our recent innovations include a food waste treatment and gas-to-grid facility. In 2015 we were named as a guardian sustainable business of the year.

This varied and busy role will see you providing process and scientific support to GENeco at three of their operational sites - two in central Somerset and one in Bournemouth. Your main responsibilities will include ensuring compliance with quality standards, monitoring the treatment processes to ensure efficiency and identify potential issues, and planning/advising measures to improve quality and reduce costs together with the operational teams. As senior process scientist you will prepare internal reports on compliance and treatment parameters, alongside liaising with and reporting to the Environment Agency. It's expected that you will always maintain an up-to-date knowledge/expertise of processes utilised at our sites to ensure best practice, in addition to making sure we comply with any permit requirements. 

To be successful in this role you will be educated to a minimum of degree level, ideally in a technical subject that preferably has a wastewater and environmental bias. You will have a knowledge and understanding of waste legislation and waste management, as well as experience or knowledge of waste water treatment and sludge treatment processes and their control requirements. Theoretical and operational knowledge of activated sludge systems and anaerobic digestion systems is desired. A good understanding of environmental permitting and environmental management systems will benefit you. The ability to analyse problems to secure a solution while maintaining a measured approach would also be beneficial.

In return, we offer a range of benefits including:

* Defined contribution pension scheme.
* Company car.
* 24 days' holiday rising to 28 with length of service.
* Childcare vouchers.
* Cycle2Work scheme.
* Discounts and cashback scheme from more than 1,200 high street and online suppliers.

This role is available for flexible working including job share if a suitable job share partner can be found.

Sound interesting? Please apply by clicking APPLY below quoting job reference REQ002594. The closing date is 30 April 2019

Please remember you must be able to prove your eligibility to work in the UK and provide evidence of qualifications gained. All offers of employment will be subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records check. 


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