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Title:  Plant Worker

Requisition Id:  696
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Position Purpose:

This individual will ensure all waste is unloaded from vehicles, the vehicles are decontaminated, and waste is properly staged for scanning and processing. The individual will perform the duties in a safe and productive manner.

Key Job Activities:

1) Unloads waste from incoming vehicles. Separates non-autoclavable waste to be incinerated.
2) Stages waste on conveyor system or properly stacks waste for scanning in the Bio track system.
3) Scans waste into the Bio track system for proper recordkeeping purposes.
4) Loads autoclave bins or incinerator hopper with waste for processing.
5) Places re-usable containers on tub wash line for decontamination.
6) Operates tub wash unit ensuring the wash unit is operating properly. Removes clean tubs from wash unit, inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use.
7) Operates tub wash sprayer for oversized reusable tubs insuring the unit is operating properly. Inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use.
8) Decontaminates vehicles cargo-carrying portion, reloads assigned re-usable tubs and ensures cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor. Informs plant supervisor the vehicle is ready to be moved from dock area.
9) Ensures housekeeping issues are addressed immediately, e.g., spills cleaned up, floor is dry, no debris is on the floor, etc.
10) Assists in other areas of the plant operation as directed.


This is a fulltime, 1st shift position with a Monday-Friday work schedule, 4am-12:30pm, with overtime as needed and the occasional Saturday.

Required Education: in High School or Equivalent
Certifications and/or Licenses:
Forklift Certification

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: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto