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Bio-Chemist - Anaerobic Digestion

Summary: Are you an experienced Chemist who has a passion for waste water treatment, or more specifically Anaerobic Digestion?

Description: Are you an experienced Chemist who has a passion for waste water treatment, or more specifically Anaerobic Digestion?

I currently have an interesting opportunity for an experienced Bio-chemist to work within a processing and water treatment facility. A key focus on this role will be Anaerobic Digestion!

As a Bio-Chemist you will be responsible for looking after the biology of the facility and the day to day running of the Anaerobic Digestion Plant.

Main Responsibilities: -

* Can you work effectively as part of a dedicated cross-functional operational team on the Anaerobic Digestion site?
* Optimise the biology to increase the rate of biogas production; whilst promoting and maintaining ideal digester conditions from a broad range of feedstocks available
* Ensure Quality Controls are met for to optimise plant efficiency, productivity and product control
* Undertake daily site sampling, testing, record keeping and reports
* Hold operational overview and control of the Anaerobic Digestion plant in accordance with the Site protocols
* Work closely with the supporting management, operators and the Commercial team
* Perform tests on a range of materials to ensure that they meet the needs of plant operations, maintenance engineering and development
* Take a hands-on and proactive approach to the timely resolution of process issues
* Assist with an out of hours alarm response rota
* Ensure and comply with specific Health & Safety policies/Code of Practice
* Develop and implement site Risk Assessments, Safe Systems of Work and Standard Operational Procedures
* And anything else you are told/politely asked to do in the best interest of the business!

Background I am seeking in you: -

* Degree educated or equivalent with relevance to this role
* A strong practical industrial biological background
* Previous laboratory experience is vital to this position
* Experience of arranging and performing critical laboratory tests for the Anaerobic Digestion plant
* Knowledge of test protocols
* The ability to work to safety standards
* Previous experience in water chemistry or a similar field would also be advantageous

Salary negotiable on experience circa £25,000-£40,000 as a guideline

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Type: Permanent

Location: Bedfordshire

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