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Job Title:  Manufacturing Manager

Req ID:  33814
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Rochester, NY, US, 14543


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 Value Stream Manager (Manufacturing) is accountable for the management and direction of all related value stream processes, production and maintenance employees across all shifts, and applicable process engineers in a safe and compliant manner.  In addition, they are responsible for maintaining and reporting key metrics, to include but not limited to safety, quality, delivery, cost, as well as budgeting for capital, expenses, and headcount related to products and processes within the defined value stream, in order to effectively meet or exceed customer needs.


  • Monitor capacity, forecast, and actual sales to ensure on-time delivery goals are met in a cost effective manner.
  • Motivate direct reports and technicians to maintain optimum performance and insure the success of the group and organization.
  • Active in continuous improvement efforts and lean activities with compliance to defined company standards.
  • Identify, implement, and track cost savings initiatives.
  • Perform data analysis for problem solving efforts, including CAPA’s and OFI’s to drive decisions, priorities, and recommendations with emphasis on labor efficiency, scrap/rework, capacity, and equipment utilization.
  • Aid in development and growth of staff to positions top performers for internal promotions that are beneficial to the individual and the company.
  • Address internal and external audits to drive improvements in implementation of documented practices as well as improving and correcting internal documents relating to safety, production, and quality procedures.
  • Maintain regular presence with personnel on all shifts and is accountable for standard work compliance, idea board responses, and SQDC board use and accuracy.
  • Promote strong lines of respectful communication to work collaboratively and productively with all applicable personnel such as purchasing, materials, engineering, and quality across all shifts.
  • Promote employee engagement initiatives and be an active and trusted member of the leadership group in bringing ideas to the table to promote talent acquisition and retention.
  • Participate and support the talent acquisition/management process, to include interviewing, selection, onboarding, training, check-in's and conducting talent reviews as applicable.
  • Support new product development to effectively bring new products to full market release.
  • Stay abreast of most recent OSHA, FDA, ISO 13485, and STERIS guidelines and regulations applicable to products, people and processes required and followed by employees.
  • Maintains reliability and professional conduct.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by your manager.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Minimum of five years manufacturing operations leadership experience
  • Four-Year Degree required
  • Lean Manufacturing or Six Sigma experience is required
  • Experience with Environmental, Health and Safety Programs, preferred
  • Experience with high-volume assembly and injection molding, preferred
  • Medical Device manufacturing experience, preferred



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:  33814
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Rochester, NY, US, 14543

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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