Job Title:  Logistics Specialist

Req ID:  43543
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

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

The Logistics Specialist is responsible for the coordination of freight movement, quotations and basic documentation as required to move cargo domestically and across international borders. This position also resolves day to day transportation issues as they may arise. You are basically the “Customer Service” to both STERIS internal and external Customers as it relates to transportation worldwide.


  • Providing transportation quotations (domestic and international).  This includes air, ocean and truck, regardless of urgency (e.g. expedites) and size and weight of shipment(s).
  • Create International documentation for shipments through Integration Point and process International shipments using ShipConsole.
  • Providing quotation for storage of goods through STERIS’ preferred carriers (short and long term storage).
  • Obtain carrier Proof of Delivery documentation for quarter end activity and as requested daily.
  • Tracking & Tracing of international & domestic shipments.
  • Obtain quotations from Freight Carriers when required.
  • Book shipments with the appropriate carrier and prepare necessary paperwork as it relates to returns (including trade in’s, shipments to charitable organizations and call tag) and vendor drop shipments and update Oracle with the correct shipment information.
  • Troubleshooting related to transportation and delivery of goods to or from STERIS or STERIS supplier/vendor facility.
  • Arrange pickups and destruction of hazardous materials upon request.
  • Book truck loads and expedites upon request based on the parameters set in the STERIS Routing Guide.
  • Recordkeeping where required.
  • Assist the Logistics Management in the evaluation of STERIS Domestic & International Transportation suppliers.
  • Work at the direction of the Logistics Supervisor in the coordination of shipments to Customers.
  • Complete special projects as it relates to the above duties or assigned by STERIS.


Required Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Minimum of four (4) years of experience in a domestic and International Transportation function. 

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Microsoft Teams as well as have a typing skill set of at least 40 WPM.

  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively interact with internal and external customers and vendors.

  • Demonstrated excellent decision making, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.

Preferred Experience

  • Previous experience in a Customer Service function is preferred.
  • Knowledge/certification in hazardous material international/domestic transportation is preferred.
  • Experience classifying items with the proper NMFC number and freight class is preferred.

Work Schedule

  • This is a hybrid schedule opportunity based in Mentor, OH. 
  • The schedule is: 3 days/week onsite, 2 days/week remote. 


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  43543
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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