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Job Title:  Administrative Assistant

Req ID:  24808
Job Category:  General Administration

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048


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

Assists management in maintaining sales records, files, contracts, payroll (as appliable), purchase orders, accounts payable / receivable (as applicable) and special reports. Serves as a Customer contact and resource. Supports other office personnel by providing back-up support when required and contributes to the overall success and operation of the facility.


  1. Welcomes visitors by greeting them in-person or on the phone; directs visitors by providing instruction, answering questions, or referring to appropriate internal staff. May maintain security by monitoring visitor logbook, issuing and controlling visitor badges and controlling entry to facility from main entrance.
  2. Issues and distributes PPE, safety shoes, uniforms and safety vests to visitors and facility employees (as applicable).
  3. Communicates in an effective manner by utilizing accepted business practices in a courteous and professional manner providing timely and accurate responses and service-oriented offers of assistance.
  4. May assist Sales Representatives by maintaining sales files, contracts, price sheets, mailings, and market research (as applicable); provides Customers with general information, facility brochures and service invoices. Creates Customer correspondence and may communicate directly with Customers; refers difficult Customer problems to appropriate location Managers or Sales Representatives.
  5. Administers and controls Customer invoicing by performing data entry.
  6. Assists plant management and contributes to financial control by collecting and maintaining the account receivables to include Customer master list, aging report and invoice list; maintains accounts payable records (as applicable); issues check requests; provides reports to facility management (as requested); travels to other facility nearby to perform job duties as directed by supervisor (as applicable).
  7. Assists in maintaining office support by performing other office functions, including payroll and HR functions (as applicable); supports other office personnel or facility departments (as applicable) and as directed by supervisor. May assist with or complete other general tasks / responsibilities as assigned.
  8. Contributes to a team effort by performing in accordance with all STERIS policies, 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

  1. Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in clerical, accounting, or similar positions. Six (6) months experience in the use of spreadsheets and word-processing applications.
  2. Requires ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate.
  3. Requires ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  4. Requires computer literacy to include word processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities, minimum of Level 2 math skills (four basic arithmetic functions in all units of measurement, decimals ratios, rates, percentages).
  5. Requires effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
  6. Able to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
  7. Requires normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.

Preferred Experience



STERIS is a $3B, 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:  24808
Job Category:  General Administration

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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