Stock Control Chemist

  • Salary: Competitive
  • REF Number: 00056320
  • Consultant: Emily Mills
  • Contact: 01246 457 710
  • Date Published: 20.11.2023
  • Sector: Chemicals
  • Location: Walsall, West Midlands
  • Discipline: Laboratory Services

CK Group are recruiting for a Stock Control Chemist to join an environmental and waste management company based in Brownhills, Walsall on a permanent basis.

The Company:

Our client is an established and leading company in hazardous and non-hazardous waste management in the West Midlands. They hold ISO14001 accreditation for environmental efficiency and sustainability, in addition to ISO9001 and ISO45001 accreditations.


The working hours will be 08:00-17:00, 40 hours per week.


This Stock Control Chemist role is located in Greater Birmingham in the West Midlands, easily commutable from Walsall, Stafford, Lichfield, and surrounding areas.

Stock Control Chemist Role:

The objective of the roleis to maintain stock levels of accepted waste at the facility.

Your main duties will be to:

  • Ensure waste is appropriately stored in accordance to the relevant guidelines for each type of waste.
  • Sampling and supplying accepted waste to internal labs for further analysis or confirm suitability for acceptance.
  • Provide outgoing disposal lists of material.
  • Liaise with suppliers and achieve best disposal rates and maximize profitability.
  • Liaise with the logistics team to maximise utilization of transport fleet.
  • Support the Stock Control Manager.
  • Ensure accompanying paperwork is correctly completed.
  • Ensure compliance with ADR.
  • Cover the duties of the Stock Control Administrator when necessary.

Your Background:

The ideal candidate for this role will have

  • HNC or Degree level qualification in Chemistry or a related field.
  • Experience in the hazardous waste sector
  • Knowledge of hazardous waste regulations and the Heath & Work Act 1974, The Management of Health and Safety at Work regulations 1999.
  • Experience working to HSG51 and HSG 71 storage specifications.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


You will be entitled to 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays), a pension scheme, life assurance and a cycle to work scheme.


It is essential that applicants hold entitlement to work in the UK. Please quote job reference 56320 in all correspondence.

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