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Waste Coordinator

  • Location: Capenhurst
  • Salary: £42k - 46k per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

About the Company

Our client is a subsidiary of a major global player in the nuclear industry operating on a UK nuclear licensed site specialising in radioactive waste management and decommissioning services.

They are committed to providing a flexible and hybrid working culture for everyone whilst actively seeking ways of working that allow people to grow and thrive in their roles. Our client offers excellent employment conditions such as a generous annual leave allowance and company pension scheme.

Our client is committed to encouraging equality and diversity within their workforce. Are you enthusiastic about this position and you don’t meet every single requirement? The real fit for a job is not always in your current experience or education. Our client is striving towards strong, diverse, and complementary teams, in an inclusive and authentic workplace. So if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You might be just the right candidate for this, or other roles and we would like to meet you!

We have a number of Waste Coordinator vacancies with varying focusses from a more technical focus, to ‘boots on ground’ roles, so applications are welcomed from individuals with a broad range of experience and from various disciplines.

This role is subject to the following

  • Security Clearance
  • Medical, Drug, and Alcohol Tests 

The role

To provide technical and operational support to waste activities undertaken by UNS. The Waste Coordinator will: prepare routine documentation for disposal of waste from site and coordinate sampling, characterisation, packaging etc. activities. The Waste Coordinator will assist Senior Advisers to ensure waste activities are well planned and compliant with legislation. The Waste Coordinator will act as an interface between the waste team and project or operations teams, ensuring project/operations needs are understood and communicated to the waste team as soon as practicable, and ensuring that waste management activities undertaken by projects/operations are carried out correctly. There are three vacancies available for this role. 

Desirable Experience

  • Experience of working in an industrial environment where multiple tasks/priorities must be met
  • Waste management
  • Conventional/Hazardous Waste
  • Radioactive waste
  • Characterisation of Radioactive Waste
  • Transportation of Radioactive Waste

During interview we may assess you on the following behavioural competencies;

  • Acting Decisively
  • Customer Orientation        
  • Challenger Mentality   
  • Promotes Compliance and Safety         
  • Focus on Performance 
  • Driving for Results       


  • Healthy Work-life Balance; The Company encourages all employees to effectively balance their work with their outside life. We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 25.5 days per annum, rising to 28.5 after 10 years’ service then rising to 32.5 days leave after 20 years’ service. My client also offers a full suite of family friendly policies that you would expect from a progressive employer.

Other employee benefits which you would be eligible to join as an employee include a Private Medical Insurance scheme and Company Cycle scheme and childcare vouchers.

  • Bonus; The Company operates a Business delivery bonus of up to £4000 per annum, based on performance against personal and business targets.
  • Pension Scheme; As an employee, you will be eligible to join the Company’s Defined Contribution Pension scheme, with up to 16% Employers' contribution
  • Education & Training; We take pride in helping people learn and develop by supporting, accelerating and directing your learning. As well as the completion of mandatory health and safety courses, training packages will be offered to meet your specific needs. Supporting your learning at work is high on our agenda as it is important that the skills of our workforce meet current and future demands as well as supporting your continuing professional development

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