Job Title:  Supervisor, Production II

Req ID:  42946
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, CA, H9X 4C7


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

Leads a team of skilled or semi-skilled workers engaged in various aspects of the processing, maintenance or warehousing functions of the AST business. Has authority and accountability to select, train and direct their workforce.
Employs key company processes effectively to achieve results. Responsible for employee engagement and maintaining a positive employee relations environment. Involved in training and mentoring of new supervisors. May be
asked to cover for the absence of the Operations Manager. Typically, a promotional opportunity for a successful Supervisor I, or a newly hired supervisor with previous leadership experience in another industry/setting.


Operational Excellence ( 40%)
o Develops a shop floor culture that is focused on the achievement of the businesses’ objectives in Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost (SQDC), by continuously focusing on waste elimination and following
standard work.

o Leads daily SQDC board meetings, trains and develops employees to meet expectations, ensures the working environment is safe through direct monitoring of behavior and equipment, incident response,
mitigation and investigation as issues occur during the shift, and providing individual and group feedback on successes and opportunities to improve performance.

o Identify opportunities for countermeasures and participate in facility lean committees.

o Supports the company’s Lean business system, through participation in Kaizen events, generation of IDEaS and implementation, participation in Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), One Team One Goal
(OTOG) Customer Service training, and the “What’s in the Box?” product orientation program.

o First point of contact for mitigation and investigation of issues related to safety, quality, delivery, and cost People Leadership (40 %)

o Drives employee engagement by implementing and using Lean processes. Creates an environment of positive employee relations by creating a safe and productive work environment, listening to and
addressing employee concerns, enforcing company policy and constructively managing employee performance. In unionized facilities or where works councils are present, understands and enforces
collective bargaining agreements, shop agreements and plant rules. (70%)

o Drives employee engagement by implementing and using lean processes. Participates in the interviewing and selection of new employees; assures the team has necessary skill and tools to complete work,
ensures that shifts are properly staffed, assigns daily work to achieve Customer objectives. Regularly assesses skill level and performance, and addresses gaps, to ensure employees are capable of
meeting expectations. (20%)

o Ensures smooth shift transitions via personnel planning. Collaborates effectively across functions with Quality, Human Resources, Planning etc.
Customer Relationships (5 %)

o Participates in and supports Customer quality audits. Participates in internal and external OTOG events.

Delivering Results (15 %)

Ensures performance across a range activities and metrics within their area: (10%)
1. Production – safety, quality, delivery, employee relations
2. Maintenance – safety, quality, delivery, employee relations, equipment performance, preventive maintenance, project activities,
3. Warehouse – safety, quality, delivery, equipment maintenance, employee relations
4. Monitors processing throughout shift to assure safety, quality and delivery. Tracks procedural verifications, including dosimeter re-reads. Tracks KPIs and updates SQDC boards

Duties - cont'd

1. Three - five years as a STERIS Supervisor 1 or leadership experience in a similar industry/operational setting

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

1. Qualified Equipment Operator, able to drive a fork truck
2. Ability to learn science of sterilization modalities
3. Four basic functions of mathematics
4. Effective communication skills; conducting team meetings
5. Delegation | Collaboration |Conflict resolution.
6. MicroSoft Office suite


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.  

Req ID:  42946
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, CA, H9X 4C7

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