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Job Title:  Shipping and Receiving Coordinator I

Req ID:  31194
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

Responsible for receiving and shipping medical instruments, devices, component parts and miscellaneous items into and from the repair facility by performing the following duties.  This position may have responsibility for the disinfection control process of medical instruments/devices received.  


1.    Unpacks, identifies, examines and sorts incoming medical instruments, components and miscellaneous items. 
2.    Compares identifying information of incoming instruments to verify Sales/Purchase Orders, invoices, packing lists and/or other records. 
3.    Ensures the accuracy of shipping documents and verifying receiving instruments with SRN’s and other documents. 
4.    Maintains inventory of disinfection shipping materials and supplies. 
5.    Performs the disinfection process for the medical instruments, component parts and miscellaneous items into and from the repair facility. 
6.    Routes medical instruments, component parts and miscellaneous items to proper repair location or final destination. 
7.    Places instruments in protective material and counts contents of all Sales/Purchase Orders prior to packing, checks model and serial number. 
8.    Packs outgoing medical instruments, component parts and miscellaneous items and prepares shipping labels through use of overnight currier services such as FedEx, UPS, etc. 
9.    Communicates problems, discrepancies, etc. with supervisors, technicians, and customer service. 
10.    Maintains receiving/shipping area in a clean, safe and orderly manner. 
11.    Performs filing, photocopying and collating duties.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

1 year of work experience - preferably in a Warehouse or Shipping and Receiving environment. 

Preferred Experience


1.    To perform this job successfully, an individual must have MS Office experience, computer skills and data entry skills.  
2.    Must have the ability to multi-task.  
3.    Must be able to conceptually understand the various shipping processes.  
4.    Must have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment while paying attention to details of the shipping/receiving requirements. 


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  31194
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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