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Title:  Shift Production Lead

Requisition Id:  1741
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Position Purpose:

Oversees a designated incinerator operations shift to ensure productivity goals are achieved while maintaining compliance with all applicable safety and health and environmental compliance regulations, and all Stericycle policies and procedures.

Key Job Activities:

1) Oversees the Operators and Plant Workers for a designated shift.
2) Assists in the training and development of operations shift personnel in the performance of their job duties.
3) Assists in establishing, communicating, and driving shift performance goals.
4) Provides shift and individual performance feedback to the appropriate manager or supervisor,
5) Monitors operations and shift team metrics in order to recommend, where necessary, changes in processing methods, operational procedures and personnel utilization to maintain production efficiency.
6) Monitors and ensures that team members are adhering to all Safety, Health and Environmental compliance regulations, and all Stericycle policies and procedures. Communicates to the Operations Supervisor or Facility Manager, all issues, concerns and shift team recommendations regarding safety, compliance, and productivity.
7) Initiate actions to assure timely resolution of identified hazards or unsafe conditions or practices.
8) Perform additional operator / plant tasks including, but not limited to:
• Ensures the incinerator waste feed rate and blending is performed properly to maintain correct incinerator temperatures and to maximize throughput.
• Monitors incinerator and steam systems (where applicable), ash removal system, ash quality, and Air Pollution Control system parameters to include but not limited to: temperatures, pH, absorber flow rate, reagent feed rates, differential pressures and other system parameters to insure safe, compliant and efficient operations are maintained. Reports any issues identified to the appropriate manager/supervisor.
• Completes all necessary logging and reporting documents neatly and accurately and file according to procedure.
• Operates vehicles, including but not limited to, on yard movement of trucks, tractors, trailers, and roll offs.
• Operates hand trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts or similar equipment as part of unloading and loading vehicles for processing or transfer.
• Stages waste containers for weighing and scanning in the SteriWorks system.
• Weighs and scans waste containers into the SteriWorks system for proper recordkeeping purposes.
• Empties waste containers into process bins/receptacles, decants containers for transfer and/or loads waste containers onto conveyor system for incineration.
• Places reusable containers on wash line for decontamination.
• Operates reusable container wash unit to properly decontaminate reusable containers. Remove clean containers, inspect for serviceability and compliance and stage for loading onto assigned vehicles for reuse.
• Decontaminates cargo area of vehicles and ensures vehicle cargo areas do not have free liquid on the floors. Loads reusable containers and other service supplies on vehicles as assigned.
• Ensures work area is clean and free of debris; cleans up all spills immediately.
9) Performs housekeeping assignments and all other duties as required or requested.

Required Education: in Associates or Equivalent
Experience (North America & LATAM):
Required Years of Experience: 2-4
Experience (EMEAA):
Certifications and/or Licenses:

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: Bloomington IL