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Title:  Management Trainee

Requisition Id:  14721
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  Bannockburn 1 - 2355 (CORP), Atlanta, GA*, Cincinnati, OH, Dallas, TX*, Mia

Position Purpose:

New grads welcome!! Great career opportunity to join Stericycle - we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health.   Change your career. Change your world. Join our team and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way. The Management Trainee will participate in a leadership program developed by Stericycle in order to train the team members in the critical areas and skills of leaders within the SCS Stericycle business unit. In each rotation the management trainee will receive hands on experience of the skills required to manage each function. They will also participate in critical people manager activities such as hiring, interviewing, performance review, performance feedback, and presentation. The MT will spend 75% of their time in a supervisory capacity in the SCS Transportation and Plant operation.

Key Job Activities:

  • Orientation: Understand, communicate and reinforce the Stericycle culture, policies and procedures, Code of conduct, and overall Stericycle business divisions.
  • Transportation Supervisor Rotation: Role is to drive and lead the branch team members in the transportation division. Support Drivers/CSRs and resolve any truck issues. Responsible for dealing with customers and resolving issues appropriately. Lead and manage the AM/PM Check-in process. Manage and maintain the daily vehicle requirements and DOT regulations. Responsible for monitoring and auctioning issues raised in the Net Promoter program and On-time reports. Partner with Transportation Manager/Supervisor/Dispatch. Lead and monitor health and safety initiatives at the branch. Review and action corporate initiatives and monitor key reports that support business success.
  • CE/OA/CI Administration Rotation: Understand and manage paperwork flow, Federal/State/Local regulations, Impact of Transportation and Plant on billing/reporting, Work with Regional Business Accountant. Work with CE team and Safety/Security/ Compliance on cross-functional initiatives and projects. Lead a CI event in your assigned region.
  • Sales Associate Rotation: As a sales team member you will be responsible for managing a territory and applying the Sales concept you are trained on. Understand and apply the leadership skills trained on with the DSM. Understanding of the Sales process and techniques, new account onboarding and installation, familiarity with all products and how to present those to customers, how to phone block and cold call, sales key performance indicators, and exposure to hands on selling in the field.
  • Plant Supervisor Rotation: Role is to drive and lead the branch and have a hands-on understanding of inputs/outputs for HCS/SMS processing and document destruction businesses. Understand process flow and ways to impact and improve, Leadership training: responsible for a small team. Understand system reporting functions.


Required Education: in Bachelors or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

  • Recent college graduates or will be graduating in December.  
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Interested in logistics, data analytics, quality, project management – all the disciplines within Industrial Engineering


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan. Participation in some programs requires that employees be regularly scheduled to work a minimum number of hours and/or to have fulfilled a waiting period after they begin employment with Stericycle.


The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

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