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Job Title:  Administrative Assistant

Req ID:  25018
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

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

At STERIS, our Administrative Assistant's are responsible for a wide range of administrative support for facility management to include maintaining records, files, and procurement for front office and facility supplies. You will also be the first point of contact for visitors to the facility which will require you to greet and welcome, as well as, direct and control access of visitors to the facility.  The Admin Assistant also maintains confidentiality of information and demonstrates solid judgement and discretion when needed.


  • Welcomes visitors by greeting them in person or on the phone in a friendly and professional manner. Directs visitiors 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. 
  • Responsible for indirect purchasing; procurement for facility supplies to include front office. Provides various reports to facility management as requested.
  • Assists in maintaining office support by performing other office functions including data entry .
  • 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. 
  • Responsible for all office supply. Contributes to maintaining a safe and clean working environment by performing routine area housekeeping and reporting any unsafe conditions to facility management.
  • Protects company confidential information by properly storing, retrieving and disseminating such information only to those authorized.
  • 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

  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in clerical, accounting or similar positions. Six (6) months experience in the use of spreadsheets and word-processing applications.
  • Strong team orientation with ability to collaborate with others.
  • Experience in a professional office environment is preferred.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate across all levels of the organization with diplomany and tact, using discretion and maintaining confidentialities. 
  • Works independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Computer literacy to include word processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to research and form data / information into clear reports, charts, or other correspondence.
  • Effective interpersonal skills, strong customer service focus and represents the Company in a professional manner at all times.
  • Adapts easily to changing duties and responsibilities seeking areas for improvement within scope of job.


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:  25018
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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