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Hazardous Waste and Logistics Specialist
Location UK - Teesside
Sector Efficient Natural Resources
Requisition Number 13727
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Vacancy: Hazardous Waste & Logistics Specialist

Location: UK - Chilton

Job Family: Supply & Logistics


Together for a cleaner, healthier world.

As the Hazardous Waste & Logistics Specialist you will manage the catalyst reprocessing service; ensuring that all waste movements are completed in compliance with the appropriate international/European waste regulations.

Your goal / purpose will be to work with the competent authorities, logistics companies and third-party reprocessing facilities to ensure that spent catalysts/absorbents are dealt with sustainably at end of life in accordance with the appropriate regulations.

We are looking to develop and nurture the successful candidate into this position, by providing full training across a number of areas related to this role.

Efficient Natural Resources is one of our Sectors, within Johnson Matthey plc with revenues of circa £1 billion (circa £7 billion including precious metal value acquired and traded) and operations worldwide. With the rise of both population figures and consumer expectations, thoughts are turning to how we can make more of the resources we have available.  Our Efficient Natural Resources sector helps customers to achieve greater efficiency and optimal yields in the use of these natural resources.  Through recycling capabilities, we help the world use resources efficiently and protect the environment.

Our business serves the oil, gas, commodity chemicals, petrochemicals, and fine chemicals industries. We pride ourselves on our technical expertise and the relationships we foster with our customers are built from the appreciation of the knowledge base we can bring to support their business.


Your responsibilities:

  • Management of all waste uplifts; working with logistics providers to identify routing, completing travel pack information, movement tracking forms, dangerous goods notes and collection notes
  • Providing advice to customers and account managers around hazardous waste reprocessing options
  • Act as main point of contact with competent authorities and environment agencies to ensure waste movements proceed smoothly and compliantly
  • Arranging customer samples to ensure suitable safety documentation is available for the shipping/reprocessing
  • Preparation, submission, and expedition of each Transfrontier Shipment of Waste Notification (TFS), ensuring all international waste regulations are adhered to
  • Collation of all costs relating to each shipment, reconciliation of the metal credits and allocation to the correct cost centre, as well as working with JM finance team to obtain the relevant bank guarantees to support the TFS notification


Requirements for the role:

  • Experience in shipping and logistics, ideally hazardous materials
  • Experience working with vendors/third parties/customers
  • Experience in SAP and MS Office
  • Strong planning and organising skills, as well as attention to detail
  • An understanding of Transfrontier Shipment of Waste (TFS) would be beneficial
  • An understanding of global waste movement regulations would be desirable
  • Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge in the area of waste management
  • Strong interest in sustainability and circular economy


How you will be rewarded:

We offer a competitive compensation and JM Elements benefits package including Bonus, excellent pension contributions and 25 days annual leave; Our JM Elements Benefits programme helps our employees understand and manage the JM benefits, as well as help them focus on your overall wellbeing – for you and your family.

We use our inspiring science and technology to enhance lives. For those who are passionate about sustainable solutions and shaping our markets, we offer stretch and a wealth of diverse opportunities.

We’ll give you freedom to bring your whole self to work and be part of a team where difference matters and all voices are heard, that genuinely cares for you and where your contribution is appreciated. We’ll empower you to lean in and make things happen, to create solutions and value for our customers. United by our values and vision, we’re self-starters, sharing the same values and accountability and always with a shared commitment to doing the right thing. We’re passionate about making a difference and delivering a better tomorrow for us and for you – a cleaner and healthier world, today and for future generations.


How to apply:

If you have the necessary skills and experience to join our team, please apply online. For any queries or should you require any reasonable adjustments to support your application please contact   

Closing date for applications: 26 January 2022


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