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Lead Incinerator Operator - Kansas City, KS
  • Job ID #: 27575
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: HS Diploma/GED
  • Experience Required: 2 - 3 Years
  • Location: US-KS-Kansas City
  • Functional Area: Plant/Processing
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:
Oversees a designated incinerator operations shift to ensure productivity goals are achieved while maintaining compliance with all applicable safety and health and environmental compliance regulations, and all Stericycle policies and procedures.
•Oversees the Operators and Plant Workers for a designated shift.
•Assists in the training and development of operations shift personnel in the performance of their job duties.
•Assists in establishing, communicating, and driving shift performance goals.
•Provides shift and individual performance feedback to the appropriate manager or supervisor, Monitors operations and shift team metrics in order to recommend, where necessary, changes in processing methods, operational procedures and personnel utilization to maintain production efficiency.
•Monitors and ensures that team members are adhering to all Safety, Health and Environmental compliance regulations, and all Stericycle policies and procedures. Communicates to the Operations Supervisor or Facility Manager, all issues, concerns and shift team recommendations regarding safety, compliance, and productivity.
•Initiate actions to assure timely resolution of identified hazards or unsafe conditions or practices.
•Perform additional operator / plant tasks including, but not limited to: • Ensures the incinerator waste feed rate and blending is performed properly to maintain correct incinerator temperatures and to maximize throughput. • Monitors incinerator and steam systems (where applicable), ash removal system, ash quality, and Air Pollution Control system parameters to include but not limited to: temperatures, pH, absorber flow rate, reagent feed rates, differential pressures and other system parameters to insure safe, compliant and efficient operations are maintained. Reports any issues identified to the appropriate manager/supervisor. • Completes all necessary logging and reporting documents neatly and accurately and file according to procedure. • Operates vehicles, including but not limited to, on yard movement of trucks, tractors, trailers, and rolloffs. • Operates hand trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts or similar equipment as part of unloading and loading vehicles for processing or transfer. • Stages waste containers for weighing and scanning in the SteriWorks system. • Weighs and scans waste containers into the SteriWorks system for proper recordkeeping purposes. • Empties waste containers into process bins/receptacles, decants containers for transfer and/or loads waste containers onto conveyor system for incineration. • Places reusable containers on wash line for decontamination. • Operates reusable container wash unit to properly decontaminate reusable containers. Remove clean containers, inspect for serviceability and compliance and stage for loading onto assigned vehicles for reuse. • Decontaminates cargo area of vehicles and ensures vehicle cargo areas do not have free liquid on the floors. Loads reusable containers and other service supplies on vehicles as assigned. • Ensures work area is clean and free of debris; cleans up all spills immediately. Performs housekeeping assignments and all other duties as required or requested.
•Performs housekeeping assignments and all other duties as required or requested.

Position Requirements:

•High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
•Three or more years related experience or training in a plant or manufacturing environment, demonstrating strong communication skills and tact.
•One or more years of experience overseeing the work of others.
•Demonstrates knowledge of barcode scanning and basic computer skills.
•Demonstrates knowledge of Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations.
•Demonstrates the ability to operate a powered industrial truck, e.g., forklift.
•Demonstrated thorough knowledge of the duties / responsibilities of Plant Workers and Incinerator
•Operators in order to provide operational and work direction accordingly.
•Knowledge of roll-off truck processes preferred (depending on location).

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