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Job Title:  Manufacturing Supervisor: 1st Shift

Req ID:  31076
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109


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 Manufacturing Supervisor will assume responsibility of directing resources as required to assure timely completion of build requirements to meet demand of all customers.  The Manufacturing Supervisor will also assume responsibility of managing all aspects of their department to meet annual goals and objectives as related to improving Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Safety. (SQDC) 


  • Directing labor resources as required to meet production requirements.
  •  Responsible for updating, analyzing, and extrapolating data  supporting SQDC improvements. 
  • Using Lean Tools; identify, participate, and implement Kaizen activities to impact departments overall quality, cost, and delivery initiatives.
  • Participate in the data analysis and making recommending for continuous event activities.
  • Manage department spending and overtime while staying within budget requirements.
  • Perform 5S, Standard Work, and Stand-in-Circle audits identifying opportunities of improvement.
  •  Perform extensive root cause analysis using our 8 Step Problem Solving Tools and implement corrective action measures.
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and discipline employees; time and attendance; addressing complaints and resolving problems. 
  • Provide coaching and training as well as implementing corrective action as required.
  • Participates and facilitate the implementation of Safety and Ergonomic improvements.

Duties continued

  • Manage and facilitate the implementation of the Idea Generation System.
  • Manage and facilitate T-Card (5s) sustainment and audit activities.
  • Develop and manage departmental budget requirements to include capital requisitions.
  • Maintain, evaluate, recommend, and implement improvements in material requirements to drive down inventory levels.
  • The above statements reflect the general details of the job and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all duties inherent in the job.


Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree plus two (2) years or more of manufacturing operations experience.
  • OR High School Diploma (or GED) plus eight (8) years experience or more in manufacturing operations.
  • Two (2) years or more of supervisory experience.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.
  • Experience within a regulated industry such as medical devices.


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:  31076
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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