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Title:  Strategic Business Operations Intern

Req ID:  13795
Category:  Intern
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  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 Strategic Business Operations Intern will work with the Life Sciences Operations team to drive the development, maintenance and execution of the Life Sciences Operations strategy through the Balanced Scorecard methodology.  Responsibilities will include Key Performance Indicator (KPI) analysis and running a project that will assist in achieving operating plan goals and objectives. 

This internship provides students with the opportunity to enhance their academic development by gaining real world operations and strategy experience within a Life Sciences business organization with field service and equipment sales responsibility.  In this position, you will assist in maintaining and improving the Life Sciences organization’s business processes and drive continuous improvement of service delivery quality and field service/equipment sales productivity. 


  1. Gain an understanding of the STERIS Life Sciences business and strategy
  2. Provide support to the Life Sciences Business Operations and Strategy team with the maintenance and implementation of the Balanced Scorecard strategy
  3. Perform analysis on Key Performance Indicator (KPI) trends to support management decision making
  4. Build relationships and work with cross-functional departments to execute a strategic project aimed at improving a Life Sciences objective
  5. Partner with the sales and marketing teams to assist in developing sales strategies and targets to meet financial needs

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED in Business or Statistics

Required Experience

  1. Junior working towards a Business Degree with a preferred focus on Operations or Strategy
  2. High-level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  3. Strong quantitative, analytical, systems and critical thinking skills
  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  5. Organized and detail-oriented
  6. Demonstrated ability to structure and manage a project from start to finish
  7. Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment


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.

Req ID:  13795
Category:  Intern
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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