Job Title:  Buyer

Req ID:  43385
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Fidenza, PR, IT, 43036


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

We are looking for a Buyer to join our team based in Fidenza. The Buyer will be responsible to handle the purchasing activities in compliance with company procedures. Main responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, tracking orders, creating and mainteining adequate inventory levels and liaising with inventory teams and manufacturing to minimize stock out and supply chain risks. The buyer will work closely with other departments to support the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand and production schedule. 


  • Process purchase orders and follow up deliveries
  • Source for new potential suppliers and negotiate rates
  • Monitor inventories and ensure they are kept at appropriate levels
  • Maintain and update supplier vendor list
  • Work towards department KPI’s
  • Work closely with Planning, Manufacturing, Warehouse, Quality, R&D, Regulatory as required
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Trouble shot all issues that may occur at any stage of the procurement process

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Management or Economics
High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

Minimum of 2 to 3 years working experience, preferably in Procurement, Supply Chain or Operations (experience in medical device sector would be considered a plus)


  • Good English written and spoken
  • Proactivity, critical thinking, problem solving skills
  • Positive and resilient attitude
  • Team work approach
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office suite)
  • Knowledge of Gamma would be a plus

Additional Information

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,  sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by state or local law.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  43385
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Fidenza, PR, IT, 43036

Job Segment: Supply Chain, Infection Control, Patient Care, Medical Device, Procurement, Operations, Healthcare