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Job Title:  Logistics Specialist

Req ID:  24203
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.


This position 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. The Logistics Specialist provides Customer service to both internal and external Customers as it relates to transportation worldwide. 

What We 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

What You Will Do

  • Provide domestic and international transportation quotations. Quotes include air, ocean and truck, regardless of urgency (e.g. expedites) and size and weight of shipment(s).
  • Obtain carrier Proof of Delivery documentation for quarter end activity and as requested daily. 
  • Track & Trace international & domestic shipments.
  • Obtain quotes from Freight Carriers when required.
  • Book shipments with the appropriate carrier and prepare necessary paperwork as it relates to returns 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 delivery 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.

What You Need To Be Successful

  • High School Diploma or GED and 4+ years of International and/or domestic transportation/shipping experience required.
  • Prior experience with Hazardous Materials, or a current/prior Hazmat certification preferred.
  • Prior experience classifying items through the NMFC preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Excellent decision making, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.



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:  24203
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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