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Job Title:  Inventory Control Specialist

Req ID:  22811
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

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.

Hours: 10:00am-6:30pm (Monday-Friday)

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • 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

The Inventory Control Specialist updates stock records and related information in Oracle to monitor the accuracy of inventory levels. Performs inventory transactions and manages daily cycle counting and monthly inventory reporting. Assists in customer complaint handling utilizing Netregulus software. Performs receiving and distribution tasks as needed.


  1. Schedule and coordinate complete daily cycle counts which includes the physical count tasks including: report preparation, monitoring physical counting, reconciliation, and data entry.
  2. Ensure all daily inventory transactions are accurately and promptly entered into Oracle and maintain records.
  3. Generate monthly expired lot report and supervise the physical movement of stock to correct locations and sub-inventory’s and perform Oracle transactions and system reports.
  4. Generate monthly cycle count report to include total items, pieces, dollars counted, and all adjustments.
  5. Monitor inventory transactions to develop and/or recommend improvements in inventory procedures and work instructions.
  6. Assists in shipping complaint handling utilizing Netregulus software. This includes input, research, and reporting to Manager.
  7. Reviews, monitors, investigates, and reports on inventory that is in the On Hold and Review areas.
  8. Works with Distribution, Purchasing, and Customer Service to provide assistance with inventory variances and shipping complaints.
  9. Provides locator set up function in Oracle for incoming items that do not have a location assigned.
  10. Process inspection receipts utilizing the AS400 system and performs sub-inventory transfers in Oracle.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. Minimum of two to three years of inventory control/warehousing.
  2. Knowledge of inventory transactions and record keeping.
  3. Must posses effective communication skills with all levels of the Distribution organization.

Preferred Experience



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:  22811
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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