Assistant Technical Coordinator

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00051367
  • Consultant: Natalie Wood
  • Contact: 01246457720
  • Date Published: 14.12.2021
  • Sector:
  • Location: Sheffield, Yorkshire
  • Discipline:

CK Group are recruiting for an Assistant Technical Coordinator to join a waste management company at their site based in Sheffield, on a full time permanent basis.


Our client is a leading UK waste and resource management organisation, part of a global group with a strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Their vision is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a sustainable future. They operate over 200 facilities in the UK and employ around 2,500 employees.


This role is located in Sheffield and is easily accessible by good road networks as well as via local public transport.

Assistant Technical Coordinator Role:

The Assistant Technical Coordinator will assist the Commercial Team with the technical assessment of enquiries, the preparation of transportation documentation, the collation of data for site records and the preparation of data for invoicing. As well as using chemical hazard and properties information you should be able to understand complex legal documents. Working both as part of a small team under supervision and alone managing your workload, you will need excellent communication skills with a flexible attitude to work tocover peak times.

Duties will be to:

  • Ensure that technical control activities are carried out and conform to legal requirements and good practice. This will involve interpreting waste data to determine composition and identify safe handling and disposal, advising staff of any risks; gathering information from waste producers and customers to make valid judgement of waste composition to accurately price.
  • Negotiation with suppliers of waste management services to control costs to meet EBITDA targets.
  • Develop working relationship with customers to meet site revenue targets.
  • Advise customers on waste regulations, safe packaging and handling.
  • Be fully aware of planning consents and Environmental Permits of three local sites.
  • Assist in the implementation of Health and Safety and statutory regulations.
  • Assist in the management of waste collection vehicles including preparing documentation.
  • Manage and ensure that movement of waste to other disposal facilities conform to legal requirements and are at costs within budgeted expenditure.

Your Background:

  • A degree or equivalent in Chemistry – essential.
  • Hazardous Waste treatment industry or chemical industry experience advantageous.
  • COTC in Hazardous Treatment required or will need to be achieved.
  • Knowledge of transport of hazardous goods an advantage.
  • Confident using MS Office.


Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Assistant Technical Coordinator position, please contact Natalie Woodon 01246 457723 or Please quote reference 51367.Excellent communication skills, comfortable dealing with people of all levels both within the business and externally

  • Willingness to travel, both internationally and within the UK


  • Salary of up to £60k, depending on experience• 26 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Relocation package (where applicable)
  • Company share option scheme membership
  • Company pension scheme

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UK is essential. For more information or to apply for this Technical Manager position, please contact Natalie Wood on 01246 457723 or email Please quote reference 51772.

INDGENin packaging material research and development.

  • Materials formulation and characterisation expertise.

Skills & Knowledge


  • Demonstrable communication skills in English language.
  • Good IT skills in Microsoft/Adobe Programmes.
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills.
  • Good time management and organisational skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills. Initiative in planning research.
  • Detailed subject knowledge in the area of research.
  • Specialist knowledge and practical skills capable of leading to independent, original contributions to the subject area.
  • High-level analytical skills.
  • Full awareness of the ethical issues involved in their research work.


  • Project managementexperience.
  • Team working skills.
  • Communication skills.

Personal Attributes


  • Ability to communicate complex information clearly, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to stimulate and encourage the commitment to learnin others.
  • Ability to use initiative, and apply creativity, to solve problems that


  • A passion for making a positive impact on the environment especially in plastic waste.

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