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Job Title:  Production Materials Handler

Req ID:  32862
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Bishops Stortford, HRT, GB, CM23 5GZ


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

The Material Handler Ships, receives, stores, and tracks inventory, and ensures that parts are handled in accordance with Company and Federal standards


  • Unloads trucks and delivers inventory to stock. Parts must be physically moved and entered into ORACLE system through receiving transaction.
  • Prepares transaction for sales order and gather necessary inventory for shipment. Submits transaction into ORACLE system.
  • Picks material for work orders, according to printed picklists. Performs ORACLE transaction to issue material including any adjustments.
  • Stocks completed sub-assemblies and accepted purchased parts.
  • Packs any material shipped from the Distribution Center and complete shipping authority log using appropriate procedures.
  • Maintains inventory accuracy by performing cycle counts. Assists Team Leader or Supervisor in researching discrepancies in inventory data.
  • Ensures material movement is shipped, received, and stored according to Company and Federal standards. If material is not in conformance, rejects part and complete NCR.

Duties - cont'd

  • Working closely with the Buyer to advise of low or non-stock issues, or adhoc consumable products required on the factory floor
  • Liaising with the Planner to ensure timely supply of raw materials to the assembly lines in accordance with the output demand, for alternative spec machines on an adhoc basis, and to advise of any impacts which may alter the production schedule.

This position description is not an exhaustive list of duties but in intended to give a general indication of work undertaken and will vary in the light of changing demands within the department.  Substantive changes in the range of work will be carried out on consultation with the post holder.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  •  Reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
  • Must be Forklift certified by STERIS trainer once in position

Preferred Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred
  • One to two years shipping and receiving or warehouse experience preferred
  • Fork lift truck license helpful
  • Working knowledge of computer helpful


  1. Organizational skills
  2. Attention to detail, with previous positions demanding this attribute
  3. Maintaining accurate records
  4. Computer literate

Good communication skills, with evidence of working as part of a team


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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  32862
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Bishops Stortford, HRT, GB, CM23 5GZ

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