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Job Title:  Project Manager, Supply Chain

Req ID:  25759
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

MENTOR, OH, US, 44060


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 Project Manager is an integral role within the Supply Chain Management and will assist in driving standardized project management methodologies, governance, methods, and tools in managing key business initiatives. The Project Manager will provide project leadership and direction through the use of project management methodologies to ensure timely and successful completion of critical business initiatives.  The position of Project Manager is responsible for all delivery stages within Supply Chain projects, from proposal and requirements definition to project planning and implementation along with project cost and budget management.
The Project Manager will evaluate project feasibility, establish priorities, oversee project delivery, monitor progress, transparently communicate project status and evaluate resource utilization. This position requires excellent organizational, analytical, problem solving, presentation, and communication skills, as well as leadership, decision making, facilitation and negotiation skills. The Project Manager role acts as a consultant to the departmental groups within Supply Chain and provides advice and training on best practices for managing projects.  The ability to build relationships, work in a matrix environment while being adaptable/flexible and maintaining big picture thinking is a must.
A Project Manager candidate's history should show a progression in Project Management disciplines and include a history of successful completion of Supply Chain projects, delivery of business process improvement initiatives, and management of vendor/ consulting services.  The position requires someone who is very organized and comfortable with self-directed and non-prescribed work tasks, working with less structured and complex issues and projects.  Excellent analytical skills, solid financial skills, excellent written and oral communication skills are a foundation for this role.  Experience implementing package applications such as Oracle, Syteline, Cognos and Tableau is preferred.  This position reports to the Supply Chain Project Manager, Supply Chain Management. 


1.    Manages projects through the various lifecycle stages from business need through design and delivery
2.    Supports project-chartering process and setup
3.    Plans, schedules and tracks projects, with related cost estimation and scope control responsibilities
4.    Manages project priorities, scope, budgets, timelines and expectations
5.    Coordinates intradepartmental projects and resources
6.    Manages multiple, parallel projects using project management methodologies
7.    Maintains Supply Chain project controls that accurately reflect completed work against project plans, schedules and budgets, and ensure user/management involvement at appropriate milestones
8.    Reviews and assess vendor solutions and proposals
9.    Continually identifies, prioritizes and mitigates project risks
10.    Manages the team, driving motivation, collaboration and performance
11.    Implements "rightsized" project management processes 
12.    Leads design and review sessions with project teams, business partners and Information Technology staff
13.    Tracks short-term project metrics (for example, schedule variances and customer satisfaction).
14.    Monitors and manages project expenditures  
15.    Provides management with regular communication on the progress of projects and other initiatives
16.    Provides oversight and control of any external resources contracted to the project
17.    Reviews the project's medium-term benefits (for example, to support business-case process improvement)
18.    Monitors workload of staff to ensure team members are consistently managed and challenged
19.    Plays a significant role in the performance management process by providing staff with timely feedback on their involvement and delivery of project related activities
20.    Promotes effective teamwork and manages the resolution of interpersonal issues

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

1.    Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager
2.    Experience in facilitating change, including collaboration with management stakeholders


Preferred Experience

1.    Strong leadership, teaching and mentoring skills
2.    Can estimate the project's effort from functional requirements, working with technical domain experts
3.    Along with business/system analysts, can identify project requirements to the necessary level for planning and scheduling purposes
4.    Can prioritize trade-offs between on-time, on-scope or on-budget delivery
5.    Skilled at project scheduling, including via automated tools, and can analyze progress and trade-offs
6.    Can implement project change process, as appropriate for scope control and change processes
7.    Can debate effectively for or against project changes, as appropriate
8.    Sufficient communication and organization skills to implement a formal communications plan
9.    Capable of project risk assessment, monitoring and mitigation planning
10.    Team leadership skills sufficient to facilitate conflict and issue resolution
11.    Results-oriented
12.    Demonstrated success establishing, managing and maintaining effective working relationships at the management level, both internal and external to the organization



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:  25759
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

MENTOR, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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