Job Title:  Warehouse Associate

Req ID:  38392
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Rochester, NY, US, 14623


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. Our dental segment, HuFriedyGroup, enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety. At HuFriedyGroup, we are committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient.

Position Summary

Our dental segment, HuFriedyGroup, enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety.  At HuFriedyGroup, we are committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient.


The Warehouse Associate I role, is a functional role responsible for performing all required functions needed to pick and pack an order, assemble, ship, and/or receive Customer product while ensuring proper and accurate documentation.

Job Details

Schedule: 1st Shift


7:00 am-3:30 pm


$1500 Sign on Bonus! (Not applicable to internal applicants) 

Healthcare, Vision, Dental, 401K Match, Quarterly Bonuses, PTO, Company Holidays



The below listed duties are reflective of all HuFriedyGroup Distribution/Warehouse locations, thus local skill requirements and essential duties may vary:

  • Performs all Distribution/Warehouse functions as outlined in established procedures.
  • Select, check, pack and/or palletize, and label all types of standard orders for shipment
  • Perform highly repetitive packaging, assembly, and/or machine operation
  • Receives Customer product through acceptance or unloading shipping container, including pallet breakdown, and identifying box weights; processes all applicable documentation in an accurate manner.
  • Coordinates staging of incoming Customer product by transferring or overseeing the transfer of product to the non-process storage locations in a safe and damage-free manner.
  • Inspects finished goods as they move from packaging to assembly, as well as inspect incoming or outgoing Customer product for damages and/or count discrepancies and report such conditions as outlined in established procedures.
  • Maintains and submits warehouse reports depicting where products are staged within the facility.
  • Verifies that all identified damages and/or count discrepancies have been reported and resolved.
  • Ensures shipment of product within shipping deadline by maintaining contact with internal facility staff. Prepares product for shipment by retrieving Customer product from processed area and staging in shipping area; prepares accurate shipping documentation; loads product into shipping trailers/containers or transfers small packages to delivery service.
  • Ensures timely receipt or shipment of Customer product by assisting material handling activities, loading and unloading trucks.
  • Ensures quality conformance against bills of material as well as visual controlled images.
  • Actively participates and supports Lean and Safety initiatives, as well as daily cycle count programs and other directives, when required.

Duties - cont'd

  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment.
  • Operate forklift and/or other material handling equipment, as needed
  • Meet department productivity and quality goals.
  • Contributes to a team effort by performing in accordance with all STERIS/HuFriedyGroup policies, GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher-level management and performs other duties as assigned, to ensure team continuity across all warehouse operations.

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • 1-2 years related Warehouse Experience or shipping/receiving experience
  • OSHA Certified Forklift Operator- preferred - training will be paid for if not currently certified 

Skills and/or Competencies

  • General proficiencies in Microsoft Office and ERP required (SAP and/or ShopVue preferred)
  • Ability to be licensed to operate powered industrial equipment in a safe and professional manner (i.e. Forklift or yard truck).
  • Ability to multi-task, adapt to changing responsibilities, and prioritize duties
  • Ability to work under regularly supervision, either independently or as a team, in a fast paced, changing environment
  • Requires ability to navigate through defined computer screens and STERIS Operational Data Management System.
  • Organizing, analyzing, and basic math skills (four basic arithmetic functions in all units of measurement, decimals, ratios, rates, percentages).
  • Show an attention to detail and ensure data accuracy (Receiving Reports, Bills of Lading, etc.).
  • Requires effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
  • Able to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
  • Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.
  • Requires knowledge of DOT regulations.
  • Maintain positive and cooperative communications and collaboration with all levels of employees, customers, contractors, and vendors
  • Ability to maintain regular and predictable attendance

Pay range for this opportunity is $14.14 - $18.56.


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:  38392
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Rochester, NY, US, 14623

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Machinist, Supply Chain, Infection Control, Forklift, Operations, Manufacturing, Healthcare