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Job Title:  HR Generalist

Req ID:  20365
Job Category:  Human Resources
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  Ontario
Zip:  91761

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

Do you have big ideas and are energized to make them happen?  Are you ready to be a HR leader and business partner?

As our business continues its success, we are searching for a passionate, highly engaged HR professional to add to our dedicated HR team.  We take our mission seriously at STERIS in creating a healthier, safer world. Everything we do supports our Customers, employees, and our values to achieve this mission through smart, innovative HR practices.  

What You Will Do:
  • Report to an HR Manager and work with a close-knit HR and leadership team supporting our AST (Applied Sterilization Technologies) facility in Ontario,CA. 
  • Be a HR Partner to managers and employees at various levels in our fast-paced environment providing HR support and solutions.  You will provide dedicated support to assigned teams and collaborate cross functionally.
  • Employee Relations/Performance Management– Consult & coach managers as they handle performance issues and talent development needs. Manage employee relations issues, conduct investigations, and recommend solutions. 
  • Support HR leadership team – HR research, project support, reporting/analytics, and champion HR initiatives.  This includes identifying opportunities and positively influencing leadership approaches.
  • Training – HR orientation, facilitation of HR training, and collaborate with our Technical Training team to create seamless onboarding and great new hire experiences.
  • Recruiting – Partner with central recruiting team to guide interview and selection process. Supporting innovative approaches to developing pipelines and promoting our employee value proposition.
What You Need to be Successful:
  • An ability to shine and provide HR Leadership, Support, Innovative Ideas & take care of our leaders and Employees.  Always ready to lend a helping hand or jump into a new situation and learn.
  • Requires a bachelor’s degree; additional HR certifications preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in HR required, perferably in a manufacturing/plant environment
  • Experience in the progression of general HR responsibilities and exposure to talent recruitment and acquisition practices.  
  • Experience in employee relations, performance management, succession planning, talent management, training, and development
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite and HR systems (HRIS, ATS) such as SuccessFactors, WorkDay, Taleo, etc.
  • Knowledge and application of current HR trends, best practices, and compliance issues.
  • Preferred experience in change management and/or communications a plus.



STERIS is a $3B, 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: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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