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Job Title:  Installation Project Manager - Omaha, NE

Req ID:  27069
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Omaha, NE, US, 68007


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

Every day, something special happens at STERIS.  What will YOU help us do next? 

STERS is recruiting for an Installation Project Manager to join our team, based in the St. Louis, MO area. This person will be responsible for leading 100% of the installations within an assigned territory that provides project management and installation services for STERIS' Capital Equipment. You will be directly responsible for a team of approximately 2-5 direct reports and financial performance of major and/or multiple construction and retrofit projects.  You will develop and train employees and subcontractors ensure the quality of the installation and customer satisfaction. You will represent STERIS Corporation and its interests in jobsite decisions affecting daily operations. The role is home based and  requires approximately 90% travel within a 5 hour drive of St. Louis. Travel is typically every 2 weeks for 3 days at a time. This is dependent on customer needs. 

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible 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 do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.


•    Directly manages and develops Installation team members. Owns talent management and talent acquisition to ensure Customer business expectations are met.
•    Plans, organizes, directs and controls all costs of installation and subcontracting for assigned projects.  Coordinates resources to insure timely and cost-effective installation and completion of assigned projects. 
•    Assists sales in development of project cost estimates.  Develops and administers subcontractor request for proposal packages and evaluates responses.  Performs risk assessment analysis. Based on assessment, develops project execution plan including work breakdown structure and project schedule in accordance with plans and specifications. Verifies with customer that expectations will be met or exceeded through execution of plan.
•    Maintains allocation of costs to financial reporting systems.  Effectively communicates financial and physical project status to management. Manages and provides documentation for the project management file including correspondence, requests for information and timelines.  Produces high quality communications adhering to company standards.

•    Provides detailed scope of work and instructions to installers and subcontractors.  Verifies understanding of project expectations.  Ensures appropriate product training is available / implemented for skill gaps within in-house or subcontractor staff to enable proper installation of STERIS products.
•    Routinely walks job sites and attends progress and coordination meetings to ensure quality installation of products.  Proactively evaluates potential problems on the job and initiates action to limit negative outcomes.  Uses negotiation skills to consistently resolve disputes without the need for escalation. 
•    Provides estimates or negotiates work outside original scope. Reviews customer’s systems during installation and if needed points out opportunities for improvement resulting in value-added change orders.  Pursues, secures and closes change-orders for equitable adjustments to contracts. 
•    Coordinates equipment start-up by Field Service Representatives in conjunction with District Service Managers.  Notifies Sales Representatives of equipment readiness for customer in-service training.  Ensures job completion documentation is completed and seamless transition to service is achieved.
•    Develops close working relationships with Federal, State, and Local code enforcement officials to define installation requirements for all company equipment. Holds licenses as necessary to support installation of equipment.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associate's Degree

Required Experience

•    Associates Degree in Engineering or Construction Management and 2 years related project management skills and experience.  
•   In lieu of degree 6 years’ experience in construction project management.    
•    Prior experience of direct people management experience in a virtual setting is preferred.
•    Experience driving process improvements, familiar with Six Sigma or Lean principles.
•    Strong problem solver. Exceptional analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and develop recommendations.
•    Strong project management skills and a track record of on-time delivery.
•    Exceptional interpersonal skills, including communication, networking, relationship-building, negotiation, and building influence.
•    Executive presence; ability to interact and influence executive level hospital groups in presentations, issue resolution, etc.
•    Demonstrated financial acumen with the ability to develop and analyze financial data.
•    Comfortable in a fast paced, and fluid environment.
•    Creative and strategic thinker who enjoys brainstorming with colleagues and partners.
•    Acts as a team player.
•    Computer skills – experience with Microsoft applications, project management tools, internet, intranet, and business reporting tools

  • STERIS field experience preferred.


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:  27069
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Omaha, NE, US, 68007

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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