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Job Title:  Administrative Assistant

Req ID:  35686
Job Category:  General Administration

Overland Park / Lenexa, KS, US, 66219


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

We are looking for an Administrative Assistant to provide administrative support to our facility senior manager and her team in our Lenexa Operations facility.  This individual will be the first point of contact, at the receptionist area, and will greet visitors, customers, and staff.  This role provides smooth day-to-day administrative support such as updating, data entry, compiling operations reports, employee communications, scheduling appointments, maintaining calendars, assisting with supporting manager and functional teams in completing work assignments.  Duties may be complex in nature and may involve access to confidential information. 


  •  As the first point of contact, sits at the front desk and greets visitors.  Assists in daily business of managers which includes general office work, answering phones, word processing, and data entry.  Provides administrative support and assists others in Operations, Shipping & Receiving, and Quality to ensure completion of work.  
  • Handles multiple projects/assignments and delivers results timely and accurately. 
  • Performs a variety of administrative duties for managers and staff, such as logistics, meetings preparation, material preparation, ordering meals, and setting up events. 
  • Ensures company communication is posted on bulletin boards or electronic employee monitors. 
  • Coordinates and manages the needs of the operation's facility.  
  • Makes meeting arrangements including setting up rooms/venues, orders office supplies, and meals/food for breakfast, breaks, and lunches. 
  • Prepares meeting material for conferences and groups. 
  • Coordinates the efficient operation of the office by maintaining confidential and general files, ordering supplies, maintaining information organized and performing all other relevant duties for senior manager.  
  • Prepares and edit reports and presentations.

Duties - cont'd

  • Assures that all assigned projects are completed in a timely and efficient manner and follow-up is done on all administrative details.
  • Organizes work using tools such as MS Excel, Word or Powerpoint. 
  • Prepares reports for management staff.  May
  • Analyze data and highlights anomalies and discrepancies. 
  • May be tasked with ensuring building contracts and service agreements such as cleaning, landscaping, machine and equipment calibration to ensure they are up to date and working effectively. 



Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience



  • Experience as Administrative Assistant of 2-3 years.  
  • Experience in working with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).  
  • Experience in multi-tasking and working on several projects at once to completion.  
  • Experience in working in high-energy office/facility situation and willing to provide support where necessary.  

Preferred Experience

  • Experience in working in a high activity work environment.  
  • Experience in floating to different departments to provide support with work assignments.  
  • Can-do attitude with a positive demeanor.  
  • Experience using Oracle.  


  • Proven ability to exercise sound judgment and maintain confidentiality.  
  • Strong typing skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office.  Proficient Computer Skills (MS Office, Word, Powerpoint, Excel).  
  • Proven ability to manage time without direct supervision. 
  • Excellent telephone and customer contact skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent Customer Service.  
  • Attention to Detail.  
  • Reliable and Dependable.


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:  35686
Job Category:  General Administration

Overland Park / Lenexa, KS, US, 66219

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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