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Job Title:  Supervisor, Distribution Center - Mid Shift

Req ID:  29747
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.

Position Summary

This position supervises staff at the Distribution Center operations ensuring the safe, timely, and cost effective receiving, kitting, and returns of finished goods.  Ensures high levels of Customer service and satisfaction by coordinating supply chain activities with the Manufacturing, Planning, and Sourcing groups.  Maintains appropriate and accurate record keeping and data management systems and is an effective liaison with transportation providers and internal and external Customers.

The hours of the position are 12:00pm – 8:30pm, M - F 

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • 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


  1. Responsible for receipt of finished goods and returns to domestic and international customers and distributors.
  2. Coordinate activities for and provide direction to team leader(s) in charge of daily operations as well other employees assigned to the area of responsibility.
  3. Develop and/or maintain the required material handling procedures and work instructions for the department.
  4. Maintain and supervise appropriate inventory record keeping. Provide input for warehouse design and logistics.
  5. Maintain a safe working environment by instructing employees on established safety practices and enforcing practices at all times.  Ensure that emergency equipment, electrical panels, and exits are regularly monitored and free from obstructions.
  6. Responsible for proper operation of equipment, including the training and instruction of operators on equipment use, and the requisitioning of needed equipment maintenance.  Ensure equipment is maintained in a clean working order.
  7. Establish, maintain, and promote positive employee relations, while maintaining productivity, attendance, and general order required for an efficient operation.
  8. Ensure daily cycle counts are taken and provide Director with monthly reports on outcome.
  9. Work with cross functional groups to ensure traffic between warehouse points and to customers is coordinated and managed optimally.
  10. In conjunction with STERIS Planning, ensure efficient traffic management feedback to Director regarding performance of carriers.
  11. Coordinate and lead special projects affecting domestic and international warehouse operations. 

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

Bachelor’s degree required: Emphasis in Operations or Supply Chain Management is preferred OR minimum 5-10 years warehouse experience, required.

Preferred Experience



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  29747
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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