Job Title:  Senior Project Manager, Manufacturing

Req ID:  42558
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Description: 

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

 

In this position, you will lead various projects within the manufacturing organization aimed at enhancing productivity, efficiency, and cost management. As a Senior Project Manager, you'll collaborate across all business units, overseeing initiatives such as equipment procurement, continuous improvement efforts, process optimization, new product development, and process transfers. Your role will involve supporting the business through routine management, troubleshooting equipment/processes, planning and implementing capital expenditures (CAPEX), and enhancing operational efficiencies. Additionally, you'll manage project execution using established methodologies and tools, working closely with the Quality team to conduct Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) with vendors. Special projects may involve consolidating facilities and providing manufacturing support to external sites. You'll be responsible for creating and maintaining project timelines and providing coaching and mentoring to fellow employees on systems, processes, and project management. Continuously seeking improvement opportunities, you'll identify areas for training, project management enhancements, and other areas of focus identified by management.

What you will do

 

Project Management – 75%

  • Define, develop, and implement specific improvement opportunities as they relate to the efficiency and productivity of various Manufacturing and business functions. Facilitate the definition of projects’ scope, goals, and deliverables.
  • Manage projects through all stages from needs assessment through design and delivery.
  • Lead the planning, directing, coordinating, and driving of multiple projects, varying in size and scope and recommend revisions in project work plans as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. 
  • Coordinates intradepartmental projects and resources Identify and define resources requirements and assignments. Defines roles/responsibilities, aligns/manages internal and external resources globally, including internal stakeholders, project team members, and senior Manufacturing leaders.
  • Manage all STERIS and non-STERIS resources assigned to the effort, including defining each team member’s role and responsibility. 
  • Create, support, and maintain project plans that accurately reflect task owners, completed and future work including timelines, milestones, and dependencies.
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions. Communicate effectively with management, functional leaders, subject matter experts, and project team members.
  • Demonstrated analytical and project management skills including data gathering, analysis, development of recommendations and creation of project plans.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills involving system design, manufacturing process development and tactical business decisions.
  • Strong leadership and influence skills with the ability to build strong, collaborative relationships and complete tasks without direct accountability. 
  • Outstanding organizational, communication (both verbal and written) and relationship skills conducive to collaboration. 
  • Solid knowledge/understanding of business processes.
  • Excellent formal presentation skills before small and large groups.
  • Able to execute high level of discretion and latitude in completing tasks.
  • Use lean philosophies and methodology for process improvement.
  • Supports the continuous improvement initiatives within the function, including standard work and the root-cause-countermeasure process in support of key performance indicators (KPIs) 
  • Works within the department’s Lean tracking tools and provides data as needed for monthly documentation of performance against agreed-upon KPIs.
  • Participates in, conducts, or facilitates Kaizen events when appropriate and supports the action plans that result in those events

Change Management:

  • Document new processes and procedures.
  • Implement process, technology or organization changes based on determined solutions.
  • Prepare and deliver all communication related to the initiative.
  • Prepare comprehensive implementation plans.
  • Ensure a smooth transition from recommendation to implementation including the preparation of performance metrics from which progress will be gauged.

Daily Manufacturing Support – 25%

  • Support achieving site Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) via routine management programs and creating and addressing countermeasures. 
  • Ongoing support to increase efficiencies and quality output off of equipment and throughout the manufacturing processes.
  • Participate and lead Quality and HSE incident Root Cause/Corrective Action (RCCA). 
  • Support all aspects of new product scale-up and transitioning from New Product Development and Product Insourcing.
     

 

What you will need to be successful

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Engineering preferred. 
  • 7+ years of business experience
  • 7+ years’ experience in Manufacturing 
  • 3+ years of Experience in managing business projects from concept to implementation.
  • Experience with utilizing project management software. 
  • Knowledge and competency of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint required.
  • Continuous Improvement experience required
  • Demonstrated analytical and project management skills including data gathering, analysis, development of recommendations and creation of project plans.
  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills involving system design, manufacturing process development and tactical business decisions.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required to effectively manage cross functional teams.
  • Ability to work independently and in a cross-functional, team-oriented environment.
  • Detail-oriented with strong support for manufacturing quality production. 
  • Ability to think critically and strategically about proposed programs or process changes and provide meaningful insight to business stakeholders.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines. Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time is critical to the success of this role.
  • Outstanding organizational, communication (both verbal and written) and relationship skills conducive to collaboration. 
  • Solid knowledge/understanding of business processes.
  • Excellent formal presentation skills before small and large groups.
  • Able to execute high level of discretion and latitude in completing tasks.
     

 

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:  42558
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: Project Manager, Infection Control, Industrial, Product Development, Technology, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Research