Title:  Operations Supervisor

Requisition Id:  33750
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Cullen LA (New Springhill)

About Us:

Stericycle is a U.S. based business-to-business services company and leading provider of compliance-based solutions that protects people and brands, promotes health and well-being, and safeguards the environment. Since our founding over 30 years ago, we have grown from a small start-up in medical waste management into a leader across a range of increasingly complex and highly regulated arenas, serving healthcare organizations and commercial businesses of every size. Every day, we help our customers solve complex challenges by safely managing materials that could otherwise spread disease, contaminate the environment, or compromise one’s identity.

Join us on our mission to protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

Ensures that the directives of the company and facility manager are followed with regards to establishing, monitoring, and maintaining process productivity and efficiencies on each of the operating shift at the incinerator plant. Monitors and ensures that regulatory and safety compliance polices are strictly adhered to. Fosters a One Team, One Goal production culture.

Key Job Activities:

1) Ensure the incinerator employees and shift leads maintain productivity standards in all phases of their operations. Review shift productivity to identify maximum efficiencies and operational opportunities.
2) Manages all Incineration personnel and insure they perform their tasks safely while utilizing all PPE and other safety equipment at all times.
3) Manages and maintains regulatory compliance within the plant and plant yard. Maintain . orders incinerator processing supplies consisting of PPE, uniforms, cleaning material, processing chemicals, etc., to ensure that adequate inventories are always available.
4) Initiate actions to assure timely resolution of identified hazards or unsafe conditions or practices.
5) Responsible for the hiring, training and development of Incineration personnel. This also includes insuring that all monthly and other required employee training, including safety and compliance training is maintained and up to date.
6) Manages and maintains a high standard of operational excellence in order to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, either internally or externally. Coordinate customer needs by adhering to a defined processing schedule.
7) Interface proactively with personnel to achieve business goals.
8) Performs facility audits, review of all applicable regulatory paperwork, e.g., Title V or other permit or company specific records, etc.).
9) Manages and monitors daily performance of incinerator employees, directly or within guidance, providing feedback (including growth opportunities). Influence hiring and firing decisions and disciplinary procedures. Assist in resolving plant problems and issues between sales, drivers, and plant/maintenance team.
10) Works with Facility Manager to ensure budget compliance for the operation of the plant process.
11) Coordinates with maintenance concerning shutdown scheduling and maintenance needs.
Works directly with the Facility Manager and the Maintenance Manager to identify opportunities for operational improvements as well as identifying short term and long-term opportunities.
12) Vigorously supports Stericycle’s commitment to safety, compliance, corporate cultural initiatives, and supports all policies and procedures as established within the policies and procedures manual.
13) Working with incineration shift leads, manages and schedules employee vacation and backfills as needed.
14) Performs other related duties as required or requested.


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.

Our Promise:

Stericycle is committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce, and to valuing unique perspectives and identities. We foster a culture of belonging that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our team members. It fuels our innovation and strengthens our connection to our customers and the communities we serve. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.


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. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, and it does not constitute any right or guarantee of employment condition. This position is open to people with disabilities. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources and risks prevention 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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