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Job Title:  Senior HR Generalist

Req ID:  15703
Job Category:  Human Resources
Country:  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

Do you have big ideas and are energized to make them happen?

We have big plans and our growing business offers an opportunity to add a passionate HR professional to our dedicated HR team.  We take our mission seriously at STERIS in creating a healthier, safer world. Everything we do supports our Customers and employees to achieve this mission through smart, innovative HR practices. 


We support a team who is on the front line supporting our healthcare Customers so they can meet the needs of their patients.  We win together.


What You Will Do

  • Report to an HR Director and work with a close-knit HR and leadership team supporting our North America Healthcare Operations
  • Partners with managers and employees at various levels in our fast pace environment providing HR support and solutions.  You will provide dedicated support to assigned teams and collaborate cross functionally.
  • Employee Relations/Performance Management– Consult/coach managers as they handle performance issues and talent development needs.  Directly handle Employee Relations issues, conduct investigations and recommend solutions. 
  • Support HR leadership team – HR research, project support, reporting/analytics, and champion HR initiatives.  This includes identifying opportunities and positively influencing leadership approaches.
  • Training – HR orientation, facilitation of HR training, and collaborate with Service Training to create seamless onboarding and great new hire experiences.
  • Recruiting –  Will partner with central recruiting team to guide selection process and support innovative approaches to developing pipelines and promoting our employee value proposition.

What We Need from You:  Alignment with STERIS values: Embrace Discovery, Relentlessly Improve, Be Fearless, Hire Great, Be Compassionate. 

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree
  • Additional HR certifications preferred
  • 4+ years of experience in HR required, including experience in the progression of general HR responsibilities and exposure to  talent recruitment and acquisition practices. 
  • Experience within an organization that has a distributed employee and field based population.
  • 4+ years of experience must include Employee Relations,  performance management,  succession planning,  training and development, partnering with Talent Acquisition.
  • Proficiency with HR systems (HRIS, ATS)
  • Knowledge and application of current HR trends, best practices and compliance issues.
  • Preferred experience in candidate engagement tools and approaches (social media, CRM, video interviewing, talent partnerships and pipeline development)


What STERIS Offers: The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible 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 do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.



STERIS is a $2B+, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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