Building 42 Wrest Park Silsoe BEDFORD Bedfordshire MK45 4HP
01525 860222



Silsoe Odours is a leading UK odour consultancy and laboratory providing industry-leading technical expertise and unmatched quality. We are a family led-team of odour and air quality specialists. Our clients are at the heart of our business and we offer honest, friendly and effective service. Our team is growing rapidly and as a result, we are pleased to offer the opportunity for the right candidate to join us.

Senior / Principal Air Quality Consultant

About the job

Job Title: Senior / Principal Air Quality Consultant
Location: Wrest Park, Silsoe, MK45 4HP, Bedfordshire
Salary: Negotiable
Employment Type: Full-time

About Silsoe Odours
We are a dedicated team of odour experts with over twenty years of experience in odour measurement. Our technical expertise and commitment to quality have earned us the loyalty of our clients and the ongoing success of our company. We are excited to expand our team and continue providing industry leading odour analysis services.

The Role
As a Principal Air Quality Consultant, you will be at the forefront of our operations, working closely with our team and clients across various industry sectors including waste and food production. This role involves conducting desk and field-based odour assessments, monitoring, and investigations, as well as preparing detailed reports on your findings. You will be expected to adhere to industry standards, specifically the European Odour Standard BSEN13725:2022 and have an in-depth working knowledge of sampling standards 13725:2022 and 17025:2017. Additionally, you will be responsible for problem-solving both theoretical and practical issues related to air quality and odour.

Candidate Specification
– Strong background in environmental consultancy
– Excellent technical knowledge of air quality assessment techniques
– In-depth working knowledge of relevant industry standards including 17025 & 13725:2022 stationary source emission.
– BSc or MSc in a relevant discipline (e.g., environmental engineering or environmental science) or equivalent within relevant subject
– Full UK driving licence.
– Experience in odour consultancy (desirable)
– Practical on-site experience of air quality and/or odour sampling (desirable)
– Excellent communication skills
– MCERTS qualification (desirable)

– 33 days paid holiday (including Bank Holidays & Christmas shutdown period)
– Industry-specific onsite training
– Comprehensive personal development and investment
– Flexible working arrangements
– Private health care insurance
– Office located in the beautiful grounds of Wrest Park


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