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Title:  Plant Supervisor I

Requisition Id:  14615
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Garland, TX

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:

Establish, monitor, and maintain a high level of productivity and efficiencies on each of the operating shifts at the plant.   Monitors and maintains regulatory and safety compliance as we strive for maximum production. 

Key Job Activities:

•    Ensure all plant personnel perform their tasks safely while utilizing all PPE and other safety equipment at all times.
•    Maintain regulatory compliance within the plant and plant yard.  Maintain and manage plant processing supplies consisting of PPE, uniforms, cleaning material, processing chemicals, etc., to ensure that adequate inventories are always available.  
•    Ensure the plant employees and shift supervisors maintain productivity standards in all phases of their operations.  Review shift productivity to identify maximum efficiencies and operational opportunities.
•    Initiate actions to assure timely resolution of identified hazards or unsafe conditions or practices.
•    Train all new plant and temp personnel and provide monthly training of all current plant personnel, as required or requested, including safety and compliance.
•    Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction, either internally or externally.  Coordinate customer needs by adhering to a defined processing schedule.  
•    Interface proactively with personnel to achieve business goals.
•    Periodic facility audits, review of all applicable regulatory paperwork, e.g., biological testing, WW testing, etc.). 
•    Monitor daily performance of plant 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 employees.  
•    Maintain overall cost control of the plant. 
•    Performs other related duties as required or requested.  


Preferred Education: in High School or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

  • •    Education equivalent to graduation from High school, or has attained GED.  
    •    0 to 5 years of supervisory or management experience 
    •    Two or more years of related experience or training, or combination of experience and training, demonstrating strong communication skills and tact in providing superior service in a variety of settings and situations.
    •    Must be flexible, goal orientated, results driven, focused, and have the ability to meet goals and deadlines on a consistent basis. 
    •    Demonstrates knowledge of barcode scanning and basic computer skills.  
    •    Demonstrates knowledge of computer software applications including Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
    •    Demonstrates knowledge of Hazardous Materials, NAID, HIPPA, and OSHA Regulations.
    •    Demonstrates the ability to operate a powered industrial truck, e.g., forklift

Experience (EMEAA):

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Drivers License


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: Garland
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas