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Title:  Plant Associate Sharps Lead

Requisition Id:  23261
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  HCS Woodbridge

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:

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. Provides work direction and advice to lower level Plant Sharps Workers on a regular basis. Trains and supervises others.

Key Job Activities:

•    Perform Quality Control Duties to ensure process compliance.  
•    Ensure Load Plans are Accurate and Complete.
•    Maintain and Complete daily documents required.
•    Track sharps shipping manifests for completion.
•    Unload waste from incoming vehicles.  
•    Stage waste containers for scanning in the Bio Track system.
•    Scan waste into the Bio Track system for proper recordkeeping purposes.  
•    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.
•    Ensures housekeeping issues, e.g., spills cleaned up, floor is dry, and debris not on floor, etc., are addressed immediately.
•    Provides work direction and advice to lower level Sharps Plant Workers on a regular basis.  Responsible for single shift only.  Typically, not responsible for decisions surrounding hiring, firing or performance reviews.
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned.


Preferred Education: in High School or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

•    2+ years of experience, preferably in a plant working environment.
•    Identifies major activities of, and services provided by, the operations function.
•    Locates and interprets standard and management reports on plant activities.
•    Describes characteristics of a well-run manufacturing plant.
•    Knowledge of barcode scanning and basic computer skills.
•    Knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations.
•    Ability to operate a powered industrial truck, e.g., forklift.
•    Ability to perform functions safely, productively and according to established policies and procedures.

Experience (EMEAA):

Certifications and/or Licenses:


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: New Jersey