Technical Assessor

Recycling and Resource
Up to £27000.00 per annum
09-06-2022 11:59 AM

Technical Assessor
Salary up to £27,000 plus benefits
Monday to Friday - Core business hours


Astute are partnered with a leading Recycling and Waste Management business in the UK, who are looking for a Technical Assessor to join expanding Technical Team in Cannock.

Roles & Responsibilities

As the Technical Assessor, you will be responsible for:

  • Technically assessing all waste enquiries working to the appropriate technical guidance documentations, policies, and legislations to provide the correct classification and landfill taxation, where applicable
  • Ensuring compliance with the relevant legislations and environmental permits
  • Completing re-assessments of existing waste streams into sites
  • Interpreting and assessing data (chemical analysis & MSDS) to ensure the correct waste treatment or disposal avenue is provided in accordance with waste hierarchy
  • Ensuring all pre-acceptance information has been received for the waste stream/job before being approved on the internal system
  • Providing technical guidance, advice and support to sites, customers, and commercial sale teams (This could involve phone/team calls, emails, and occasional site visits)

Skills & Qualifications

We are looking for someone with the following:

  • Basic understanding of chemical analysis
  • Highly skilled at interpreting data
  • Confident with all Microsoft applications including advanced Excel
  • Willing to learn, develop new skills and contribute to the team and the wider business
  • Well organised with excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of waste legislation including landfill tax, policies, and classifications
  • Ideally a Chemistry degree, but not essential

Salary & Package

What's on offer for this exciting role:

  • Up to £27,000 salary
  • Comprehensive training programme
  • Hybrid working
  • Comprehensive benefits package

How to Apply
If you are interested in this position, please send a CV and Cover Letter to or ring 02392 288 209 and ask to speak to Gemma Harfield who can tell you more.

Astute Technical Recruitment Limited are acting as an employment agency in relation to this vacancy. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We encourage applications from individuals from all backgrounds but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK and Europe. Astute is also committed to the government's Disability Confident Employer initiative. We endeavour to get back to everyone, however, if you have not heard anything after 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Become part of something great

A friendly environment that takes work seriously. Everyone at Astute seems to very much enjoy being here and that reflects on the atmosphere in such a positive way. No one ever seems to have an issue with lending a helping hand when it is needed. The way that the staff on the floor are very focused and hardworking spurs you on to be the same. The saying "Work hard, play hard" could not apply more to the lovely bunch I have the pleasure of working with. I really feel as though I have fitted in well at Astute.

I have received nothing but the heartiest welcome into the Business. Not your normal recruitment agency. Firstly, you receive thorough training. Instantly you get the welcoming atmosphere and there is great team morale. Management listens, Colleagues listen and my opinion and any offering I contribute, I feel is valued and taken seriously. I really enjoy the level of support I receive as a newbie to both Recruitment and the world of Technical and I genuinely feel valued. I would highly recommend and already have to many of my contacts!