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Title:  Plant Worker

Requisition Id:  12978
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Surrey (Comber Way)

Would you like to make an impact in your job, by protecting the environment!   In addition to great pay, benefits, and paid time off, Stericycle’s team members enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We protect what matters.  Join us!

Position Purpose:

The plant worker 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 safely and productively.

Key Job Activities:


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•    Unload waste from incoming vehicles. Separates non-autoclavable waste to be incinerated
•    Stage waste on conveyor system or properly stack waste for scanning in the Biotrack system
•    Scan waste into the Biotrack system for proper recordkeeping purposes
•    Load autoclave bins or incinerator hopper with waste for processing
•    Place reusable containers on tub wash line for decontamination
•    Operates tub wash unit insuring the wash unit is operating properly. Removes clean tubs from wash unit, inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for reuse
•    Operates tub wash sprayer for oversized reusable tubs insuring the unit is operating properly. Inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicles for reuse
•    Decontaminates vehicles cargo-carrying portion reloads assigned reusable 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 the dock area
•    Ensures housekeeping issues, e.g., spills cleaned up, the floor is dry, and debris not on the floor, etc., are addressed immediately
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Education and Experience:

•    High School Diploma or equivalent
•    0-1 Years of Experience, preferably in plant environment
•    Ability to communicate effectively and understand and follow health and safety directives and performance and conduct standards, policies and procedures that apply to the role and location


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program that 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, RRSP matching, 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.


Disclaimer:  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.  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.