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Job Title:  Value Stream Manager

Req ID:  32840
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Guadalupe, NLE, MX, 67190


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

The Value Stream Manager is responsible for achieving annual objectives for safety, quality, delivery and cost of the assigned value stream or defined area. Embraces Lean transformation through education of self and direct reports, kaizen concepts and activities, visual management tools, and root cause problem solving. Reporting to the Director of Operations to establish goals and objectives and strategies to achieve them.

By utilizing key leadership principles of respect, humility, and leading by example, this position will create a positive work environment by engaging employees in the continuous improvement of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost initiatives.


  • Manage and coach both direct reports and indirect value stream team members, including Supervisors, Leads, Engineers, Maintenance, Quality Control, Purchasing and Production Planning.    
  • Provide direction and collaborate with management and support staff outside of the value stream to conduct operations in a safe and productive capacity to meet the needs of our customers and business objectives.
  • Manages employee talent and talent development. Provides growth, training, and development opportunities to employees.
  • Maintains results through coaching, and counseling of staff and setting meaningful and measurable goals.
  • Balancing the needs of the business and employees, coordinates and manages performance reviews, recruitment/hiring, salary adjustments, work schedules, and conflict resolution/employee relations.
  • Working closely and in conjunction with Production Planning; develops and meets schedules based on plans provided.
  • Responsible for operational decisions associated with quality control, process procedures, equipment maintenance, and labor utilization.
  • Responsible for inventory accuracy by conducting cycle counts and reviewing reporting for accuracy.
  • Drives a safe working behavior within the department by demonstrating and promoting safe work performance, ensuring communications and recognition, as well as identifying and anticipating safety needs relative to equipment and or conditions.  Maintains a safe working environment by establishing and enforcing procedures, rules and regulations in accordance with world class safety initiatives and the culture of STERIS Plc.
  • Responsible for the On Time Delivery of its product lines
  • Responsible of Scrap and Rework for his departments.
  • Propose and execute Cost Improvement Projects.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree in Engineering General or Other

Required Experience

  • Seven (7) to (10) years working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Five (5) to (7) years supervisory experience
  • Five (5) years Lean Operations experience
  • Five (5) years experience in regulated industry such as, medical , aerospace or automotive devices industry.
  • Direct profit and loss accountability experience.
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering Field.
  • Master Degree in Manufacturing or Operations or related Field.
  • Certification of Green or Black Belt or Related to Lean Manufacturing Operations.
  • (Bilingual) English must have a conversational level.


  • Long term orientation with ability to influence and collaborate with others
  • Effective interpersonal and influence management skills to interact with cross-functional team members.
  • Self-directed take charge leader that strives for continuous improvement of process and results of self and team.
  • Solid analytical and organizational skills.
  • Positive leadership abilities, proactively voicing ideas, opinions and suggestions in a constructive way.
  • Financial and business acumen, understanding customer and business needs to interpret financial data and performance measures to make informed decisions.
  • Customer focused with strong sense of urgency to meeting their needs.
  • Data driven and strategic thinking for solving problems and continuous improvement.
  • Proven success delivering results.
  • Excellent organization, time management and project management skills
  • Relevant experience using Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Accountability and ownership of goals and results
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and drive results in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities.
  • Working knowledge of lean tools and concepts along with problem solving using data based scientific methods and practices.


Working Conditions

Location: Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. 


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:  32840
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Guadalupe, NLE, MX, 67190

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