Job Title:  Warehouse Supervisor -Ontario, CA

Req ID:  42878
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Ontario, CA, US, 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.

The Role

The Warehouse Supervisor provides leadership to Shipping and Receiving employees and supervises the functions of the warehouse to ensure the delivery of products and services are performed in a safe and efficient manner. The Warehouse Supervisor maintains communications with Customers, vendors, and internal staff regarding product transportation issues, and ensures that material handling equipment is safe and in good working order through a preventative maintenance program. The Warehouse Supervisor will be expected to occasionally operate Powered Industrial Trucks (PI), forklifts, yard trucks and motorized pallet jacks.


Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Must be open to work weekends as needed. 

What You Will Do:

  • Leads warehouse staff by assigning responsibilities, delegating authority, and selecting, orienting, and training direct reports. Provides coaching, motivation,  counseling and discipline as needed.  
  • Plans, monitors, and appraises job results and directs and maintains activities designed to achieve and maintain high employee morale; fosters intra- and inter-department cooperation. 
  • Maintains a safe, clean and secure working environment by establishing and enforcing procedures, rules and regulations.
  • Drives safe working behavior by demonstrating and promoting safe work performance; identifying and anticipating safety training needs; monitoring all safety and security systems and procedures on a regular basis, and providing personal protection to employees by promoting use of PPE, issuing monitoring devices in hazard areas as required by safety rules; supporting plant safety meetings that evaluate plant machinery, equipment and working conditions. 
  • Ensures compliance with corporate QSRC and GMP procedures by initiating and monitoring related training programs; monitoring transportation of product and scheduling activities on a daily basis; supporting daily warehouse activities and transactions as needed; maintaining frequent contact with Production, Quality and Maintenance staff. 
  • Achieves financial objectives by scheduling expenditures, initiating corrective actions; requesting and studying new regulations affecting the transportation field; advising management of needed actions.

What Else You Will Do

  • Strives for continuous improvement by analyzing new or alternative ways to improve operations; incorporates staff suggestions into analysis; investigates deviations and Customer complaints and recommends and/or implements corrective action within area of responsibility; responds to audit activities in a constructive manner and using findings to improve operations where possible.
  • Analyzes daily inventory that supports prioritizing the load schedule and may communicate data internally and externally.
  • Contributes to a team effort by performing in accordance with all STERIS policies, GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher-level management and performs other duties as assigned.

What You Will Need to be Successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of  3+  years of lead or supervisory experience in warehousing and logistics position within an FDA and/or ISO controlled environment with strong Customer focus.
  • Or High School Diploma / GED  and a minimum of 8 years of lead or supervisory experience in warehousing and logistics position with FDA and/or ISO  environment with strong Customer focus.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Ability to operate industrial trucks including but not limited to forklifts, yard truck motorized pallet jacks.
  • Working proficiency with MS Office applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and data management systems.
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
  • Above average organizing and analyzing skill and Level 2 math skill (four basic arithmetic functions in all units of measurement, decimals ratios, rates, percentages).
  • Ability to use data analysis to determine organizational, Customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans; attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
  • Ability to influence people in their opinions, attitude, or judgements; to generalize, evaluate and make decisions in stressful situations.
  • Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.

What STERIS Will Offer You:

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.

  • Competitive pay & Annual merit bonus and incentive plans
  • Medical, vision, prescription, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Onsite parking &Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement


 Pay range for this opportunity is $68,780.00 - $90,000.


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  42878
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Ontario, CA, US, 91761

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: Logistics, Warehouse Manager, Shipping and Receiving, Infection Control, Supply Chain Manager, Operations, Manufacturing, Healthcare