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Job Title:  Supervisor, Materials Planning

Req ID:  24792
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

The Supervisor, Materials (Stockroom/Receiving or Shipping Department) works in the warehouse and production facility and coordinates activities of personnel in the daily receipt, stocking, inventorying, storing, pulling, packing, processing of goods to both internal/external customers.. The Supervisor, Materials is also responsible for the initiation and maintenance of standard work and other departmental procedures in order to achieve inventory integrity while also improving the Materials Group overall Quality, Cost, and Delivery objectives. This is accomplished through the use of Lean Tools in order to identify problems, recommend solutions and drive implementation through the use of continuous improvement activities.


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


  1. Review long term production planning data and proactively recommend changes in capacity and/or staffing to achieve the targets set.
  2. Responsible for procurement of all raw materials required to meet both Customers Service stocking levels and Inventory turn targets.
  3. Focus on continuous improvement of Supplier’s quality, delivery and cost.
  4. Responsible for developing and communicating production priorities and requirements to the various production areas.
  5. Maintain Cycle Counting program. Resolve all discrepancies and variances to material transactions reported. Manage all expired and obsolete inventory.
  6. Maintain receiving records and deliveries to stock as well as work order transactions in the Oracle database system.
  7. Maintain ERP system Item Master for material planning parameters.
  8. Support guidelines and practices related to the No Stock Out initiative.
  9. Achieve or exceed targeted inventory levels for the business units.
  10. Other duties as assigned.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Operations, Purchasing, Finance or Business Administration.
  2. Minimum three years in purchasing, planning, warehouse experience.
  3. Two years supervisory/leadership experience
  4. Use of Oracle or similar database system.

Preferred Experience

  • APICS. certification.



STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  24792
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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