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Job Title:  Manager, Production

Req ID:  31671
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

El Paso, TX, US, 79936


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

At STERIS the Production Manager will lead a team of supervisors, material handlers and operators in the processing department. You will have budget responsibility for your respective departments of responsibility.

What You Will Do

Operational Excellence 

  • Leads the implementation of corporate safety and health programs to establish and ensure a safe working environment, including establishing accountability systems that improve compliance and safety results 
  • Drives all continuous improvement processes at a shop-floor level, including lean operational culture, safety and safety improvement events, quality requirements.  Fosters a culture that promotes continuous improvement of people and processes. Audits standard work and countermeasures. 
  • Supports facility capacity management process through active participation with site management team.

People Leadership 

  • Leads production staff by creating a safe work environment, collaborates across job functions managing processing issues. 
  • Compliance with FDA, OSHA, EPA regulations. 
  • Audits adherence to standard work, revising as necessary. 
  • Develops KPI for area of responsibility, provides coaching to direct reports to ensure understanding. Identifies development opportunities related to inefficiencies for succession preparation. 

Customer Relationships 

  • Routine Customer interaction related to processing of Customer products. including ensuring processing Special Instructions/Handling requirements are adhered to.
  • Interacts with Customers on issues that provide opportunity for system improvements, and where applicable, optimizes the planning and scheduling of irradiators/vessels/accelerators.  
  • Provide support to Customer audits as needed.  Support Quality investigations as needed. 
  • Participation in Customer visits and Business Reviews.

Delivering Results 

  • Ensures performance across a range of activities and metrics within their area:
  • Ensure adherence to Safety and Quality requirements while handling Customer products, operating equipment and performing routine job functions.
  • Manage area expenses to ensure P&L targets are achieved.
  • Customer Service – maximize irradiator/vessel uptime to meet Customer volume and turn time requirements.
  • Ensure accuracy during product processing to eliminate Customer product damage and process non-conformances and investigating Quality issues as needed.
  • Engage workforce through use of Lean Principles to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.
  • Foster a culture that promotes continuous improvement of people and processes.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

What Will Help You Be Successful

  •  Minimum eight (8) years of management/supervisory experience preferred. Will accept minimum ten (10) years supervisory experience in lieu of a degree. 
  • Experience planning, coordinating cross-shift/ departmental activities preferred
  • Demonstrated experience managing supervisors
  • Ability to adapt plans and resources to meet production requirements
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Data analysis and data-driven problem-solving
  • Ability to prioritize and to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to delegate 




What We 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.


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:  31671
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

El Paso, TX, US, 79936

Nearest Major Market: El Paso

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