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Title:  Operations Manager - Medical Waste Facility

Requisition Id:  23823
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Carolina, PR

About Us:

At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people's lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Change your career. Change your world. Join Stericycle and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

Manages all operations at a Plant Facility to include oversight of material processing and transportation services.  Leads process improvement initiatives for all operations teams.  Contributes to the oversight and management of the P&L focusing on cost containment and the achievement of financial targets for all operations.  Ensures operational and regulatory compliance with required regulatory agencies with respect to operations, production, and transportation.  Maintains and monitors performance metrics and measurements to insure we are delivering timely, accurate and compliant services to exceed client expectations.  Acts as an operational liaison with vendors and provides subject matter expertise for operations, production, transportation, and IT systems.  Champions a best place to work culture by identifying key personnel who will recognize culture gaps and promote a positive atmosphere.

Key Job Activities:

•    Selects, trains, and develops a safe, effective, and efficient staff
•    Ensures the business operations meet regulatory and safety compliance measures and operate in a productive and profitable manner
•    Maintains overall cost control of the operation.  Ensures continuous improvement of productivity standards and worker safety performance in all phases of the operation.
•    Interfaces proactively with personnel to achieve business goals
•    Maintains a high level of customer satisfaction, internally and externally
•    Initiates actions to ensure timely resolution of identified hazards, unsafe conditions, or faulty practices.
•    Ensures timely execution of new hire and routine monthly training activity for all transportation and plant personnel. 
•    Perform periodic facility audits, including review of all applicable regulatory paperwork.
•    Provides for preventative equipment maintenance and troubleshooting issues when necessary.
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


Preferred Education: in Bachelors or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

•    Education equivalent to bachelor’s degree in Business or Logistics or the equivalent in related work experience, demonstrating related business and technical knowledge and the ability to extract, automate, and analyze data information from several sources
•    Five or more years of management experience in a warehouse, manufacturing or distribution, production, or logistics environment with a focus on direct team member supervision
•    Demonstrates good working knowledge of computer software applications, including Microsoft Office

Experience (EMEAA):

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Forklift Driver Certification
Commercial Driver's License A or B (CDL A or B)


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.

Nearest Major Market: Puerto Rico
Nearest Secondary Market: San Juan