Job Title:  Senior Logistics Specialist

Req ID:  40907
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Richmond Hill, ON, CA, L4B


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.

Sr. Logistics Specialist

The Sr. Logistics Specialist is a key position within Supply Chain, with the responsibility to assure compliance to federal, provincial, and local traffic regulations while maintaining appropriate delivery schedules both internally and externally across all of STERIS. This role is required to assure practices remain compliant to regulations and assure cost effective and timely deliveries. The role works collaboratively with key business partners to ensure effective practices are implemented and clearly documented. Interacting with Project Management, Finance, Planning, Purchasing and Operations to identify and meet business requirements. The role also works closely with other STERIS partners to ensure end-to-end supply chain execution and consistency in approach. 


  • Maintain expertise in all regulatory compliance requirements in Canada.  Tariffs, and other import and export regulations and documents, duty drawback, bonded warehousing, etc.
  • Cross functionally develops and negotiates freight lanes with carriers assuring a balanced cost and service level is maintained.
  • Responsible for being and / or establishing point of contact for Account Managers, Service Technicians and needs and complaints related to shipments.
  • Manage associated lease agreements and equipment needs.
  • Drive and support continuous improvement.
  • Assist and communicate in root cause analysis for problem reconciliation and involve all stakeholders in process.
  • Initiating new distribution centers, rolling out comprehensive plans, switching over current client functions, and introducing new client operations.
  • Oversee projects from determining requirements to shaping the scope, arranging, and monitoring for successful delivery and services.
  • Administer project finances while consistently examining risk reduction methods.
  • Foster and uphold robust, confidence-building connections with the team and stakeholders.
  • Handle numerous projects and associated deadlines concurrently.
  • Exercise control over projects through systematic analysis, planning, assessment, and reporting.


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 3-5 years of combined experience in dangerous goods compliance and import/export brokerage.

Preferred Experience

  • Proficient using Microsoft office suite, MRP, and other automation software and programs. Oracle preferred.
  • Healthcare, Life Sciences, medical device or other manufacturing in a regulated environment experience preferred.
  • Results driven, innovative, creative and action-oriented; able to align and energize teams behind common objectives in a non-reporting structure; with matrixed ties.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and decision-making skills and have the ability to solve complex problems and think innovatively in creating results for the company.
  • Travel could be required from time to time.

Work Schedule

  • This is a hybrid schedule opportunity based in Richmond Hill. 
  • The schedule is 2 days/week onsite, 3 days/remote.


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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  STERIS is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to ‎maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal ‎opportunity. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process ‎and applicants with a disability may request to be accommodated throughout the ‎recruitment process.‎ We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility ‎needs.

Req ID:  40907
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Richmond Hill, ON, CA, L4B

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