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Title:  Plant Associate

Requisition Id:  14217
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Woonsocket, RI

Position Purpose:


$1,500 sign on bonus included for a full time, non-seasonal career opportunity with no weekends required- apply now! 


At Stericycle, we deliver solutions that protect the environment, people, and public health and working to create a more sustainable future.   Change your career.  Change your world.  Join Stericycle and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.


Stericycle Woonsocket, RI Plant is hiring for a Plant Associate who 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.


***Mon-Fri; 10pm to 6:30am; Hourly Pay; Time & 1/2 after 40hr***

Key Job Activities:

  • Unload waste from incoming vehicles.
  • Separates waste to be incinerated and stage waste on conveyor system.
  • Scan waste into the Biotrack system for proper recordkeeping purposes.
  • 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.
  • Decontaminates vehicles cargo-carrying portion, reloads assigned reusable tubs and ensures cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor.
  • 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.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Valid Drivers Lic preferred but not required.
  • 1 Year of manual labor experience preferred.
  • Ability to life 50LB or more.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.


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.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island