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Title:  Plant Associate - Offering Stability and Growth!

Requisition Id:  7686
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Tempe, AZ

Position Purpose:

The Plant Associate 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:

•    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 ensuring 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 ensuring the unit is operating properly. Inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle 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 dock area
•    Ensures housekeeping issues, e.g., spills cleaned up, floor is dry, and debris not on floor, etc., are addressed immediately
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned

Experience (North America & LATAM):

•    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
•    0-1 years of experience, preferably in plant environment
•    Driver’s License preferred


Stericycle offers a competitive salary and full benefits package including tuition reimbursement and job specific certifications included but not limited to 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.