Title:  Supervisor Plant I

Requisition Id:  33516
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Spartanburg

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:

Establish, monitor, and maintain a high level of productivity and efficiency 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 performs 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 the 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 and, review of all applicable regulatory paperwork, e.g., biological testing, WW testing, etc.). 
• Monitor the 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 attained GED.  
• 0 to 5 years of supervisory or management experience.
• Two or more years of related experience or training, or a 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

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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina