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Title:  Plant Associate - Offering Growth and Stability!

Requisition Id:  7515
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Winona, MN

Position Purpose:

Would you like to kickstart your career? Maybe you’re rejoining the workforce or seeking a career change? Stericycle is hiring now! We, as an essential business, are on the front lines as supporting the healthcare industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. This means that, in addition to our generous benefits, our team members enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We’ve also updated our policies and training to ensure all of our team members can safely serve our customers. We protect what matters.


We are seeking a Plant Associate to ensure all waste is unloaded from vehicles, the vehicles are cleaned, and the waste is properly staged for scanning and processing. The Plant Associate will perform the duties in a safe and productive manner.


This is a fulltime, 1st shift position working Monday-Friday, 5am-1:30pm.

Key Job Activities:

  • Unload waste from incoming vehicles. Separate non-autoclavable waste to be incinerated.
  • Stage waste on conveyor system or properly stack waste for scanning in the Bio track system.
  • Scan waste into the Bio track system for proper recordkeeping purposes.
  • Load autoclave bins or incinerator hopper with waste for processing.
  • Place re-usable containers on tub wash line for decontamination.
  • Operate tub wash unit ensuring the wash unit is operating properly. Remove clean tubs from wash unit, inspect tubs and stack for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use.
  • Operate tub wash sprayer for oversized reusable tubs ensuring the unit is operating properly. Inspect tubs and stack for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use.
  • Decontaminate vehicles cargo-carrying portion, reload assigned re-usable tubs and ensure cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor. Inform plant supervisor when the vehicle is ready to be moved from dock area.
  • Ensure housekeeping issues are addressed immediately, e.g., spills are cleaned up, the floor is dry, debris is not on the floor, etc.
  • Assist in other areas of the plant operation as directed.

Experience (North America & LATAM):

  • Ability to communicate effectively and understand and follow health and safety directives, performance and conduct standards, and policies and procedures that apply to the role and location
  • 0-1 years of experience, preferably in a plant environment, but not required.


We've Got You Covered

Stericycle offers a competitive salary and full benefits package including paid holidays, paid time off, 401k, medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, job specific certifications included but not limited to forklift certification and much more!


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.