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Title:  Plant Operator

Requisition Id:  210
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Posting Location:  0
Position Purpose:

Plant Operative

Competitive Salary + Bonus Incentive & Benefits


Average 42 Hours p.w. | 4 on 4 off (Day & Night shifts)

Operating from 20 sites across the UK & Ireland, Stericycle is a global business and widely recognised as the UK’s leading healthcare waste specialist. Built on unrivalled levels of knowledge and expertise, we’re the clear leader in the delivery of safe, compliant and sustainable solutions to an ever-increasing customer base.

This is a hands-on role based at our Sidcup Incinerator complex, where you will assist in the day to day operation of the plant, with responsibility for the receipt, storage, treatment and disposal of clinical waste in line with company and legislative requirements

Key Job Activities:

Operating under the direction of the shift supervisor and always maintaining the highest standards of Health & Safety throughout, your duties will involve:

  • The unloading of vehicles and trailers, along with the safe handling and movement of waste across the site
  • Operating and feeding the incinerator with waste material in a controlled and compliant manner.
  • Ensuring that waste containers are emptied, thoroughly cleaned and made readily available for collection in ‘empty’ storage areas
  • Completing all associated paperwork and documentation, as well as maintaining related company operational records and data
Experience (EMEAA):

Working days and nights, we are ideally looking for a good team player, able to work effectively under pressure, who is looking for a challenge and can demonstrate:

  • A good degree of reliability, plus plenty of flexibility in relation to working hours/shifts
  • Practical and relevant process or plant experience - preferred but not essential
  • The ability to undertake physically demanding tasks and work on your own initiative
  • A current and valid fork lift truck licence – although training will be provided if required


In return, we can promise you a first-class opportunity in a quality driven business, where the rewards will fully reflect your endeavour, in the form of a competitive salary, incentive bonus and an excellent range of benefits.

Interested? Simply click apply to send us your CV and covering letter.


We welcome applications from anybody who considers they match the requirements of the post, irrespective of gender, race or disability


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.