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Title:  Supervisor

Req ID:  15452
Category:  Processing Operations
City:  Derby
State:  DER
Postal Code:  DE223NE
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.

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At STERIS Instrument Management Services (IMS) we are the trusted experts in surgical instrument sterilisation, offering both on and off-site reprocessing alongside reliable instrument maintenance solutions, ensuring our Customers’ reusable inventory can and is used reliably time and time again.  Our teams are vital to the success of the business, through their knowledge, expertise and dedication we have created a supportive, nurturing culture which rewards hard work and dedication and ensures that we consistently provide the best quality services and products to our Customers. 

Position Summary

Full-time Supervisor – Instrument Management Services, working Alternating Shift Pattern (Morning / Days / Afternoons), reporting to the Production Manager.  Responsible for providing a high-quality service for the cleaning, inspection, assembly and packing of sterile equipment for hospital and community settings. 

This role will involve working in a fast-paced environment, where quality and precision is vital.  Full training and support is provided in a programme to help staff reach their full potential, learning a wide range of hospital instruments and working in different functional areas of the sterilisation process.

Duties

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient practices for decontamination, instrument assembly and sterilisation of instruments, consumables and equipment within predefined quality standards.
  • Provides direct and effective supervision to ensure timely delivery of clean and / or sterile instrumentation.
  • To monitor and maintain a safe working environment. Ensuring that operational activities fully comply with all required Health and Safety procedures and guidelines.
  • To utilise and share knowledge across Sterile Service practice underpinned by theoretical knowledge.
  • Monitor, Maintain and record all department quality assurance records in accordance with the QMS.
  • Responsible for responding to all first line customer service issues via SynergyTrak or verbal communication. Ensuring issues are documented and any actions are completed and closed out in a timely manner. Escalating issues that cannot be resolved locally.
  • To oversee instruments coming through the facility having complete traceability and to follow local procedures if traceability is not evident.
  • Responsible for the monitoring of inventory levels to ensure adequate supplies, waste prevention and controlling costs
  • To proactively monitor, evaluate and ensure that operational activities fully comply with required Health and Safety procedures and guidelines and staff are kept informed and trained on health and safety procedures in the workplace.
  • To participate as an integral member of the management team and to actively contribute to suggestions of innovation, continuous improvement and best practice.
  • To actively assist and support the Production Manager in the planning and operational process.
  • To actively monitor absence levels and liaise with team members for the management of staff absence.
  • Undertake in conjunction with the Line Manager, monthly performance reviews and annual appraisals.
  • To coach, support and guide team members in line with the principles of Performance Management, setting and reviewing goals, acting as a mentor to the team and identifying training and development needs.
  • To ensure the effective communication between senior management and production teams.
  • To participate in the on-call management rota to maintain emergency services to designated customers.
  • To make judgements involving a range of facts or situations at departmental level, which require analysis or comparison of a range of options.
  • To undertake any other duties or tasks as reasonably required.

Education/Experience

Essential

  • Have demonstrable verbal and numerical abilities, measured by the successful completion of an online assessment.
  • Experience of managing and supervising staff though the performance management process.
  • Demonstration of understanding and compliance of GMP and QMS.

 

Desirable

  • Educated to A Level standard
    Substantial previous experience in Sterile Services and/or health related products.

Competencies

Teamwork

Leadership

Right first Time

Attention to detail

Analyse & interpret date

Organisation

Problem solving

Planning & Prioritising

More Information

For more information about us, please visit our STERIS IMS website: https://www.steris-ims.co.uk/.

 

STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  15452
Category:  Processing Operations
City:  Derby
State:  DER
Postal Code:  DE223NE


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