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Job Title:  FMLA and Leave Admin

Req ID:  24426
Job Category:  Human Resources

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

As a STERIS Benefits Leave Administrator you will be responsible for performing, coordinating and innovating the daily administration of various benefit programs, including leave of absence plans. The incumbent will manage the process, policies and will have oversight of the vendor partners that help STERIS service our most valuable asset - Our employees. If you have the passion for assisting others in some of the most challenging and exciting times in their lives, then we invite you to apply and join our team at our US HQ in Mentor, Ohio! 

What will you do as a STERIS Benefits Leave Admin?

  • Serve as the primary contact for the vendor. 
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for the leave in alignment and under the general direction and guidance of management and the legal department.
  • Ensure that leave programs and policies are interpreted and administered in accordance with the applicable federal and state employment laws (FMLA, ADA, USERRA, etc.).
  • Produce and manage reporting metrics and analytics for all leave cases.
  • Provide reports as requested. 
  • Partner closely with managers on leave cases. Provide status updates to managers on a regular basis and upon request. 
  • Manage STD/LTD programs and vendor relationships.
  • Ensure that STD claims are coordinated with FMLA or general medical cases. 
  • Assist in the creation and facilitation of leave administration programs.
  • Explain leave policies and procedures to employees and managers; provide assistance throughout the duration of the leave.
  • Work directly with all Management levels, HR Administrators and vendors to administer leaves.
  • Partner with HR and the Risk Department on workers’ compensation leaves to ensure that workers’ compensation leaves are coordinated with FML when applicable. 
  • Monitor benefit premium deductions and prepare invoices during employee leave.
  • Remain current regarding laws, regulations and legal cases related to leaves and ADA.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned or required

What skills, abilities, and experience will you need?

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field with three years of benefits administration experience.
  • In lieu of a Bachelors degree, 6 years of Benefit/Leave Administrative experience will be considered. 
  • Understanding of regulatory framework governing benefits and HR including but not limited to HIPAA, COBRA, FMLA, ADA, ERISA, and benefits-related DOL and IRS regulations preferred.
  • Experience with an HRIS system preferred
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with both internal and external vendors and customers.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities to meet deadlines.
  • Prior customer service and/or administrative experience required.
  • Ability to follow directions, set priorities, organize, implement and administer effectively in all areas of accountability.
  • Excellent use of Microsoft Office applications, especially Word and Excel required.
  • Access database skills.
  • Demonstrated maturity in dealing with different level of employees in a fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated use of sound judgment and commitment to confidentiality at all times.
  • Demonstrated exceptional customer service, telephone skills with a commitment to detail.

What can STERIS offer you?

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented 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 offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual merit and bonus plans
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement






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:  24426
Job Category:  Human Resources

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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