Job Title:  Team Leader, Distribution - 2nd Shift

Req ID:  43809
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447


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 Team Leader, Distribution is a functional role that provides guidance, work levelling, assistance, and leadership to a team of Material Handlers and Drivers. To assure team continuity across all warehouse operations, this position is expected to gain and maintain knowledge of all aspects of Warehouse Operations functional execution with limited exception.  


The role works collaboratively with key business partners to ensure timeliness of execution, replenishment, accuracy, condition, and / or other. Interacting with all aspects of Cantel to meet business requirements. The role also works closely with these business partners to identify and implement best practices and address challenges timely and appropriately using a coordinated effort.


2nd Shift hours for this position are: Monday - Thursday (2 PM - 12:00 AM)


  • Assure staff remain level loaded throughout the shift, adjusting as needed in areas of assignment
  • Primary contact point for other functional groups to reduce Specialist distraction
  • Lead troubleshooting issues as they arise
  • Assist in staff assessments, assignments, training plans, and projects
  • Assist in the development of improvement strategies and execution plans
  • Support and foster team empowerment and lead by example
  • Cycle Counting coordination and / or execution
  • Follow all provided control procedures and policies to complete tasks
  • Lead engagement activities assuring promotion of a safe work environment
  • Functionally work within team to complete shop floor execution daily requirements
  • Lead coordination efforts and flow of product through the areas of report including but not limited to transacting, storage, labelling, movement, packaging, shipment, and return from field and or stock

Required Experience

  • 5 years related disciplines experience required
  • Previous forklift experience (counterbalance, stock picker, reach truck) preferred, if none, ability to become certified required
  • General proficiencies in Microsoft Office and ERP required (SAP preferred)
  • A wide and comprehensive knowledge of general and specific aspects of the position and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily required
  • Ability to work independently and as a team in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance
  • Ability to continually meet all ADA factors as detailed within this job description
  • Ability to work with or around chemicals

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED


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:  43809
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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