TerraCycle Overview

Operating in 21 countries (including 12 in Europe), TerraCycle is a world leader in the recycling of hard-to-recycle waste, such as pens, snack wrappers, food pouches, beauty product packaging, home care product packaging and even cigarette butts or marine plastics. We create collection and recycling solutions for anything that would otherwise be sent to incineration or landfill, the waste we collect is then transformed into new products such as benches or tables. For many of our solutions, we partner with some of the most recognizable brands and retailers in the world, including BIC, L’Oréal, P&G and Tesco amongst others to collect waste on a large scale.

Job Overview

We are looking for a bright, highly organized, team-focused Process Development Associate to work with the operations team to develop and improve our operational processes. This role will focus on reviewing current business processes and working with key stakeholders to make improvements and recommendations to operate more efficiently and with greater control and visibility.

The successful applicant will have experience in process improvement and process development. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in combining sustainability, business operations and process improvement in their career by learning the mechanics of TerraCycle’s unique recycling supply chains on a global scale. In addition, this role offers international exposure working with TerraCycle teams across the Americas and Asia Pacific.

Primary Responsibilities

● Work with the operations teams to document and develop critical processes around the organization

● Work with Manager to ensure all company processes meet standards for efficiency and quality

● Develop process to regularly monitor and audit key company process to ensure process goals are met

● Work cross-functionally to track and monitor process efficiency

● Document learning procedures for continuous improvement

● Direct process improvement initiatives for cost reduction and overall performance and efficiency


    ● BA/BS in business, communication or supply chain management or equivalent experience

    ● 1-2 years of experience working in a similar setting

    ● Strong ability to think critically and logically

    ● Track record of success in business support and/or financial analysis.

    ● Outstanding organizational skills.

    ● Strong work methods in planning and project management

    ● Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear C-level ready documents.

    ● High-energy team player.


      Salary depending on experience
      25 Paid Holiday Days (excluding bank holidays)
      Summer Friday
      2 Volunteering Days
      Online Yoga and wellbeing activities
      Company Pension contribution
      Enhanced Parental Leave
      Quarterly team engagement
      Hybrid working - opportunity to work from home up to 2 days per week
      Work anywhere for 1 month
      Office exchange programme

      Job description is not all-inclusive. TerraCycle reserves the right to amend this job description at any time. TerraCycle is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All candidates must already have the eligibility to work in the UK.

      TerraCycle is committed to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion.