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Job Title:  Supervisor, Production - (Night Shift 6pm - 6am) - Chester, NY

Req ID:  32868
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Chester, NY, US, 10918


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 Role


As a Production Supervisor you will lead a team of material handlers and operators in various aspects of processing, maintenance, and warehousing functions for the STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST) plant location in Chester, New York. In this role you will be responsible for the selection, training, and work direction for your team, and employ key company processes to effectively achieve results. The Production Supervisor will positively influence employee engagement and maintain a positive work culture and employee relations environment.


12 Hour Night Shift:  6PM to 6AM (2 nights on / 2 nights off) 

Every other weekend off (Fri Sat Sun) 

What You Will Do


  • Develop a shop floor culture that is focused on the achievement of the businesses’ objectives in Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC), by continuously focusing on waste elimination and following standard work procedures.
  • Employs key company processes effectively to achieve results
  • Lead daily SQDC meetings
  • Train and develop employees to meet expectations,
  • Ensure the working environment is safe through direct monitoring of behavior and equipment, incident response, mitigation and investigation as issues occur during the shift, and providing feedback on successes and opportunities to improve performance.
  • First point of contact for mitigation and investigation of issues related to safety, quality, delivery, and cost.
  • Create an environment of positive employee relations by creating a safe and productive work environment, listening to and addressing employee concerns, enforcing company policy and constructively managing employee performance.
  • Monitor processing throughout shift to assure safety, quality and delivery.
  • Track procedural verifications, KPIs and update SQDC boards.
  • Ensure performance across a range activities and metrics within the Production area – safety, quality, delivery, employee relations

What You Will Need to Be Successful


  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • 5 years of industrial production experience, or other relevant work experience
  • Ability to learn science of sterilization modalities
  • Ability to use the four basic functions of mathematics 
  • Effective communication skills and ability to conduct team meetings
  • Ability to delegate, collaborate, and resolve conflicts as needed
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision 
  • Basic Computer skills

What STERIS Will Offer You


The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.

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Compensation Data


The salary range for this position is $64,000 - $84,000 with a bonus potential of 7.5% 


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:  32868
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Chester, NY, US, 10918

Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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