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Job Title:  Administrative Assistant

Req ID:  30834
Job Category:  General Administration

Chester, NY, US, 10918

Description: 

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.

About us:

 At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), We are One Team with One Goal.  Through a network of nearly 60 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to patient safety by providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 50 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.

The Administrative Assistant provides a wide variety of administrative and clerical support services to an organizational unit, and works under moderate supervision in performing a variety of tasks that require a degree of independent judgment and discretion. This position works M- F 8 - 4:30

What you will do with us:

  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them in-person or on the phone; directs visitors by providing instruction, answering questions, or referring to appropriate internal staff. May maintain security by monitoring visitor logbook, issuing and controlling visitor badges and controlling entry to facility from main entrance.
  • Issues and distributes PPE, safety shoes, uniforms and safety vests
  • Communicates effectively by utilizing accepted business practices in a courteous and professional manner providing timely and accurate responses and service-oriented offers of assistance.
  • May assist Sales Representatives by maintaining sales files, contracts, price sheets, mailings, and market research; provides Customers with general information, facility brochures and service invoices. Creates Customer correspondence and may communicate directly with Customers; refers difficult Customer problems to appropriate location Managers or Sales Representatives.
  • Administers and controls Customer invoicing by performing data entry.
  • Assists plant management and contributes to financial control by collecting and maintaining the account receivables to include Customer master list, aging report and invoice list; maintains accounts payable records (as applicable); issues check requests; provides reports to facility management; travels to other facility nearby to perform job duties as directed by supervisor.
  • Protects company confidential information by properly storing, retrieving, and disseminating such information only to those authorized (in accordance with BCP-11.8).
  • Assists in maintaining office support by performing other office functions, including payroll and HR functions; supports other office personnel or facility departments and as directed by supervisor. May assist with or complete other general tasks / responsibilities as assigned.
  • Contributes to a team effort by performing in accordance with all STERIS policies, GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher-level management and performs other duties as assigned.

Education Degree:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in clerical, accounting, or similar position and at least Six (6) months experience in the use of spreadsheets and word-processing applications.
  • Associate's Degree or Certification in office administration or equivalent experience, preferred.

You'll be a great fit if you have:

  • Knowledge of office procedures and equipment.
  • Ability to maintain calendar and schedule.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Computer literacy to include word processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities, minimum of Level 2 math skills (four basic arithmetic functions in all units of measurement, decimals ratios, rates, percentages).
  • Effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
  • Able to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
  • Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.

Reasons you will love working here:

This is an opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people, who take true pride in their work. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding employees for their hard work. We do this by providing competitive base salary plus bonus (as applicable), comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match.

 

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:  30834
Job Category:  General Administration

Chester, NY, US, 10918


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