Independent Contractor Opportunities

Join our network of Independent Contractors. Stericycle is looking for individuals who are professional, reliable, honest, and take pride in completing a thorough and accurate job. We conduct our business with the highest standards of professional and ethical behavior and invite you to do the same.

We offer a variety of interesting and challenging assignments. These are associated with various services, including ExpertRETRIEVAL/QA and ExpertRECALL. During these projects, our web-based system allows you to self-assign projects that fit your busy schedule.

Project Types

As an Independent Contractor, you may select from project types described below. Not all projects may be available in your area. Some projects require a certification and/or specialized training.

Consumer Retrieval Projects

  • Travel to a consumer’s home
  • Pick up, package, and ship a consumer complaint sample

Product Retrieval Projects

  • Purchase a specific product once or at specified frequencies
  • Purchase, package, and ship product

Product Withdrawals, Recalls, and Effectiveness Checks

  • Remove a specific product from retail stores
  • Purchase a product for shipment or destruction
  • Visit retail stores to verify that a product has been removed

Retail Audits

  • Assess the condition of a specific product in stores
  • Record display information and package condition
  • Retail audits may require certification as a dietitian or nutritionist

Manufacturing Services Projects

  • Rework products in warehouse locations
  • Inspect products for defects in distribution centers

Project Duties and Qualifications

As an Independent Contractor you will be required to engage in the following activities:

  • Access the Internet, download files, read and follow instructions (Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher required )
  • Maintain a unique email address
  • Travel to selected retail locations or a consumer’s home
  • Record detailed product information legibly and accurately
  • Replace product in an orderly manner
  • Package and ship products to a specified locations
  • Record data and calculate expenses using Stericycle’s website
  • Respond promptly to requests for information
  • Bend, lift, and reach for objects above your head or below your knees
  • Read product codes which may include fine print
  • Calculate product purchases, mileage, and drive time

Note: Some projects may require additional duties

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