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Level 6 (Degree) Chemist Apprentice

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Starting from £25,106 per annum
Closing date
14 Jun 2023

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Salary: £25,106 per annum

Location: Ellesmere Port

Programme Duration: Up to 60 months


When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone.


Our apprenticeship scheme puts you at the forefront of Ecological Transformation, contributing towards our purpose of protecting the planet’s natural resources, while supporting the communities we work in.


We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment in small and big ways, and contribute towards our inclusive culture.


What we can offer you;


- 25 days of annual leave plus Bank Holidays

- Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential

- Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to

- Access to our company pension scheme

- Discounts on everything from groceries to well-known retailers

- One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community 


Apprenticeship Programme;


During this programme, we'll help you to develop your practical and behavioural skills and support you in gaining the technical and professional knowledge required for you to succeed in your career.


As well as this, you’ll also study for an NVQ Level 6 (BSc degree) in Laboratory Scientist Chemist (apprenticeship) with Manchester Metropolitan University.


With many of our colleagues starting as apprentices, you’ll receive full support and guidance from everyone throughout.


By the end of your apprenticeship, you’ll have received industry-standard training and attained qualifications that will enable you to progress and reach your full potential.


What you'll be doing;


  • Safely receive, inspect, sample and assess all incoming packaged waste in line with permit requirements prior to their disposal. 

  • Assess hazards and the most suitable process route then record it on HazMat.

  • Report to the Stock Control Manager, working alongside other Stock Control Chemists.

  • Support all functions of the Waste Inventory team with specific responsibility for waste reception. 

  • Train in all the relevant QHSE and legislative requirements of working at a Hazardous Waste site.

  • Provide regular process reports and stock reports to feedback to Materials Manager.

  • Ensure all packaged wastes are stored in accordance with the site segregation policy & perform daily storage area checks in accordance with local work instructions.


What we're looking for;


- A minimum of A Levels or BTEC Level 3/4 or HNC in Science

- 4 GCSE passes (Grades A-C or 4 -9, including English and Maths)


What's next?


Before we can consider your application further, you'll need to complete a couple of short, gamified assessments. If you're successful following this, we’ll then invite you to one of our virtual assessment days and a site visit.


Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.


We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.


Here at Veolia, we’re proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.


Our range of Apprenticeships could be what you’re looking for. From engineering and IT to business administration and finance, with us, you can take that huge first step.

This is a historic moment. Never before has humanity’s future been so closely linked to environmental concerns. Our climate is changing. Natural resources are running out and biodiversity is collapsing.

The climate crisis means we must find radical and meaningful solutions to solve it, and Veolia is leading the drive. Our apprenticeship scheme puts you at the forefront of ecological transformation. Join us for the opportunity to make an impact that will be felt for generations to come.

We want all our apprentices to be able to contribute towards our purpose of protecting the planet’s natural resources while supporting the communities we work in. We understand that university and college aren't for everyone. So, by combining practical on-the-job training and off-the-job learning, our apprenticeships are a great alternative to traditional learning.

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