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Title:  Team Leader, Operations

Req ID:  15877
Category:  Marketing/Communications
City:  Groveport
State:  OH
Postal Code:  43125

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

Oversees the floor activities and employee training during assigned shift.  Assists the Supervisor and/or Manager in the processing of Customer products. Contributes to performance management of shift personnel and issues pertaining to wages, hiring and firing


  • Implements operational tactics and plans.
  • Ensures Customer product is properly received, processed and shipped through monitoring movement and storage of unprocessed and processed product in a manner to permit accurate tracking and minimal product damage.  
  • Maintains mechanical and technical skills, knowledge and abilities by attending workshops, reviewing trade publications and participating in training operators and material handlers to conduct minor, basic repairs to equipment, machinery, etc. 
  • Maintains a safe, clean and secure working environment by enforcing procedures, rules and regulations; monitoring all safety and security systems and procedures on a regular basis; advising management of unsafe work practices or conditions; supporting plant safety meetings that evaluate plant machinery, equipment and working conditions. 
  • Ensures compliance with Corporate QS/RC and GMP procedures by monitoring established programs; monitoring production and scheduling activities on a daily basis; maintaining frequent contact with Manager, Quality and Maintenance staff.
  • Contributes to organizational communications by maintaining frequent coordination with Superviosr and/or Manager to review methods and approaches to effective implementation of work instructions, to freely exchange of ideas, to review shift activities and paperwork and initiate corrective actions as needed. 
  • Conducts pre-shift meetings with shift personnel.  Ensures continuity of production from shift to shift by communicating person-to-person daily with other shift supervisors or team leaders including discussion of safety, processing, maintenance or quality problems occurring during the preceding shift.

Duties - cont'd

  • Exhibits a commitment to the AST shared values of Customer Satisfaction and Continuous Improvement through ensuring defect-free workmanship, assisting others to meet the Customer’s needs, searching for efficient and effective ways to reduce waste, being active and accountable for Customer satisfaction, and satisfying the Customer’s needs with a sense of urgency.
  • Contributes in a team effort by performing according to the guidelines outlined in the STERIS Code of Business Conduct, the 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 Experience

  • A minimum of one (1) year of lead or supervisory experience in an operations/production position with ISO and/or GMP exposure and Customer service focus. 
  • Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.  
  • Above average organizing and analyzing skill and Level 2 math skill.
  • Ability to adapt to changing duties, responsibilities and stressful situations.
  • Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.


STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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:  15877
Category:  Marketing/Communications
City:  Groveport
State:  OH
Postal Code:  43125

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

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