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Title:  Supply Chain Intern

Req ID:  13805
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 business that this position supports within STERIS manufactures and distributes VHP Capital Equipment, VHP Accessories and VHP Service Parts to both our Customers and field technicians worldwide.  This position requires you to work hand-in-hand with the VHP Senior Buyer, Planner and VHP Material Coordinator to perform various job functions.  You will learn each function and how they relate to each other to support the VHP Supply Chain.  You will also learn how to navigate our systems and process transactions in order to supply our Customers with quality products. This is a great opportunity for anyone planning to begin a career in a Supply Chain related field.


  1. Schedule, coordinate and complete daily cycle counts
  2. Work with Distribution, Purchasing and Customer Service to aid with inventory variances and shipping complaints
  3. Participate in Continuous Improvement events and projects
  4. Troubleshoot discrepancies or issues with orders and parts
  5. Review reports to consolidate warehouse and floor locations to free up capacity
  6. Investigate errors within the Receiving/Shipping areas and determine root cause
  7. Perform daily purchasing, planning and inventory transactions
  8. Review blueprints to identify parts in question
  9. Sit in on internal audits to get a first-hand perspective on the process
  10. Other Supply Chain duties as assigned

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

Job Requirements:

  • Must be able to work in both a standard office setting and distribution warehouse/manufacturing environment
  • Computer skills: Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Position demands lifting at least 50 pounds with frequent bending, standing and walking
  • Ability to use a pallet jack. Prior experience preferred, but not required.



  • Coursework in Supply Chain or Business-related field
  • Currently attending an accredited college
  • Previous Supply Chain related experience is desirable, but not required


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:  13805
Category:  Intern
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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