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Job Title:  Senior Manager, Human Resources

Req ID:  31906
Job Category:  Human Resources

Mentor, OH/ Northeast Ohio, 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

Are you searching for a company that puts Customers and our associates first?  Where your HR passions and ideas make a difference? 

Join our team, where you will grow into the HR leader you want to be.  Join STERIS! 

As our business successfully continues to grow.  We are searching for a passionate, highly engaged HR professional to add to our dedicated HR team.  We take our mission seriously at STERIS in creating a healthier, safer world. Everything we do supports our Customers, associates, and our values to achieve this mission through smart, innovative HR practices that make a difference so our associates can make a difference with our Customers. 
This position will be a HR Business Partner to teams that support our Sales Operations and Customer Operations teams located in Mentor, Ohio, Alabama, and Minnesota.  This team is on the front line selling our products and working with our healthcare salesforce and Customers across the Americas so they can meet the needs of their patients.

Position is eligible for hybrid work schedule. Travel may be necessary up to 10%. 

We win together, as one team.


What You Will Do

  • Reporting to a Senior HR Director and working with a close-knit HR and leadership team supporting our sales, sales operations, and Customer operations for our Americas Healthcare Operations
  • Serve as a senior HR partner to our sales & Customer operations group supporting all associates and leaders through talent management, leadership development, organizational effectiveness, reporting/analytics, and championing HR initiatives.  This includes identifying opportunities and positively influencing leadership culture—true “needle moving” HR work.
  • Advise leadership on all Human Resources issues and initiatives impacting the organization's business goals and objectives.
  • Drive performance management initiatives including training members of the leadership team across the business.
  • Partner with business leaders to increase employee engagement through innovative and unique solutions for a distributed team.
  • Act as a coach to managers on employee performance, talent development, employee relations issues and other people management priorities.
  • In conjunction with our business partners, develop communication and change initiatives to align associates with the business goals and objectives and to address employee concerns.

What You Will Do - cont'd

  • Develop and manage talent acquisition/ retention programs, work force planning initiatives, and facilitate the business unit succession planning processes.
  • In conjunction with Corporate HR resources, ensure compensation and benefits programs are in place and managed to support established goals and objectives. Leads the development of organizational assessment initiatives to ensure effective structure and processes are in place.
  • Provide leadership to establish a high-performance team-based culture with emphasis on diversity.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to ensure performance metrics and performance guidance processes are in place. Provide support to the management team for developing talent management strategy around talent assessment, succession planning, coaching and development.
  • Ensure compliance with all employment laws/regulations.
  • Other duties as assigned.


What You Need to be Successful

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree; additional HR certifications preferred
  • 7+ years of progressive experience working as an HR Business Partner with demonstrated success in all generalist areas of HR support, including talent acquisition, performance, talent management, compensation, HR systems, processes and procedures, succession planning, employee development and training, employee relations and other HR competencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to invest effort, find success, work independently, and work in high performing/highly paced teams.
  • Able to provide HR support, proactive partnering with HR leaders, build innovative ideas & passionately take care of our associates and managers  
  • Proven experience as HR Business Partner with a history of working with senior leaders at a manager level and above.
  • Superior collaboration, coaching and problem-solving skills. 
  • Outstanding ability to develop and maintain relationships.

Qualifications That Can Set You Apart

  • Strongly interested in people and the business, within the context of providing direction and leadership that supports the Company’s mission & business strategy.
  • Demonstrates accountability and holds other accountable.
  • Exceptional skills in coaching and counseling at all levels, performance management and recruiting. Demonstrates skills/competencies in critical thought process and systems thinking analysis/ problem solving, planning and decision-making.
  • Experience delivering training and communication programs, and making presentations to senior management
  • Experience with job evaluations and preparation of job descriptions.
  • Understanding of employment law and diversity/EEOC compliance and promotion.
  • Excellent communicator both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively lead through change and improvement initiatives.
  • Demonstrates integrity and maintains confidentiality.
  • Strong PC skills with MS Office, HRIS systems.
  • Hybrid work schedule eligible
  • Some travel, up to 10%

What we offer

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.




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:  31906
Job Category:  Human Resources

Mentor, OH/ Northeast Ohio, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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