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Job Title:  Team Leader, Distribution - Mid Shift

Req ID:  15642
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  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

Under the supervision of the Distribution Supervisor, provide direction to assigned material handlers at the Mentor Distribution Center with overall responsibility for receiving, packaging and shipping STERIS products.

The hours of the Team Lead position are M -F 12:00pm - 8:30pm.


1.   Assist the Distribution Supervisor in providing direction to Material Handlers.

2.   Provide all necessary training to Material Handlers to ensure adherence to Company, department, and government policies and procedures.

3.   Ensure inventory accuracy by directing material handlers in conducting cycle counts and assisting in organizing and conducting physical inventories.

4.   Ensure employee safety and compliance of safety policies at all times.

5.   Ensure all material handling equipment is operating properly throughout the work day.

6.   When not directing material handlers, perform the duties of Material Handler including unloading, packing, loading trucks and recording transactions in accordance with Company procedures.

7.   Work professionally and effectively with other leads, the supervisor and employees regarding workflow, work schedules, communications and production matters to maintain a professional work environment and efficient operations.

8.   Other duties as assigned.

Education/License Requirements

High School Diploma or equivalent, and forklift Operator License is required.

Must be certified by STERIS trainer once in position.

Required Experience

  1. One (1) to two (2) years shipping and receiving or warehousing operations experience.
  2. One (1) year of supervisory experience is strongly preferred.
  3. Demonstrated leadership skills including, taking initiative, initiating change, promoting teamwork, championing ideas, taking appropriate risks, translating ideas into specific tasks, gaining confidence and trust of others.
  4. Must be able to work effectively against deadlines, and handle several tasks/projects simultaneously while meeting or exceeding performance standards.
  5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively and react appropriately with shifting priorities and rapid change.
  6. Demonstrated effective communication with internal and external customers, leads and supervisor with the proven ability to show tact and diplomacy while dealing with others in a variety of situations.
  7. Demonstrated high level of performance, professionalism, confidentiality and integrity

Working Conditions

Manufacturing operations center


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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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