Share this Job

Job Title:  International Distribution Specialist

Req ID:  20488
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  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

Inspired by our Customers’ efforts to create a healthier and safer world, and guided by our legacy of leadership and innovation, we strive to be a Great Company. To STERIS, this means we will make a difference by providing world-class products and service solutions for our Customers.
The International Distribution Specialist will be an  expert on international product deployment to ensure safe, timely, and cost effective shipping of finished goods globally.  You will ensure high levels of customer satisfaction by working with customer service, central planning, trafficking and freight forwarders.  You will also maintain appropriate record keeping and provide effective liaisons with carriers, freight forwarders, and governmental agencies.
You will work in a brand new, extremely clean environment with a highly collaborative team in a medium sized manufacturing/distribution plant that is part of a larger global company. 

What you will do:
•    Responsible for organizing shipments and completion of international documentation for international customer shipments and distribution center transfers.
•    Provide and train material handlers on proper packaging and documentation procedures for finished goods shipments to international customers.
•    Work with customer service, distribution centers, and freight forwarders on consolidation orders to ensure customer requirements are met.
•    Serve as distribution center expert in International shipping regulations, assess impact regarding products, and take action to ensure shipping compliance with these regulations.
•    Maintain proper shipping documentation on international shipments for required length of time.
•    Create and authorize standard international shipping and receiving work instructions.
•    Responsible for liaisons with freight forwarders and trafficking to establish total customer satisfaction.
•    Other duties as assigned.

Duties - cont'd
Education Degree
  • High School Diploma or GED
Required Experience
  • Minimum of 3  years experience in international shipping.  Must have demonstrated knowledge of Free Trade Agreements.
  • Experience with EXW (EX Works), DBT (Double Bottom Tank), etc.  for international shipping.
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel. Experience working in Oracle, SAP or other supply chain software highly preferred.
  • Experience with domestic shipping helpful.
Preferred Experience




STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.