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Receiving Chemist

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Location: San Jose, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 28, 2023
Category: Plant & Facilities
Job ID: 121869

Job Description


Clean Harbors in San Jose, CA is seeking to add a Receiving Chemist to their team. As a Receiving Chemist, you will perform hands on operations such as Lab Pack Coding/Processing, Drum Receiving/Coding, Identifying waste, Sample analysis, Data entry and Shipping of waste materials. This is not a lab-based position. This is a great way to gain some valuable experience in the field of Chemistry.

Schedule: Sunday-Wednesday (4-10 hour days): 6am-4:30pm (OT required as needed)

Pay Rate: $25/HR

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5;
  • Competitive wages;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • Group 401K with company matching component;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • Positive and safe work environments.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all time;
  • Responsibility for supply management in their area of responsibility;
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe working environment that is in compliance with all applicable OSHA regulations as well as all applicable company Health & Safety and Compliance protocols;
  • Works closely with logistics organization to manage inventory;
  • Works closely with operations to properly stage, label and prepare all outbound loads and paperwork;
  • Analyzes samples of incoming drums;
  • Identifies waste from samples;
  • Performs data entry;
  • Other duties as assigned.


What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. BS in Chemistry or related science preferred;
  • Hazardous waste experience can be used in lieu of degree preference;
  • 1+ years of Receiving, Shipping, or Lab Pack experience preferred;
  • Ability to work in team environment, communicate and actively listen required;
  • Solid understanding of math, chemistry and chemical testing required.

Join our team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at
Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is one-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.
We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.
Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.

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