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Job Title:  Warehouse Assistant I

Req ID:  33594
Job Category:  Processing Operations

San Diego, CA, US, 92028


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.

$2,000 Sign and Stay Bonus

About Us:

Performs all required functions needed to prepare, ship, and/or receive Customer product while ensuring proper and

accurate documentation. May perform the duties of Material Handler Warehouse I and II. The hourly rate is $22.90/hr and offers a $2,000 sign and stay bonus. This position works 
9am-5:30pm Sunday-Thursday. 

What you will do with us:

  • Performs all Receiving and Shipping functions as outlined in established procedures.
  • 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 incoming or outgoing Customer product for damages and/or count discrepancies and reports 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 Customer transportation personnel and with vendor and 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.

How you will learn your role:

  • Ensures timely receipt or shipment of Customer product by assisting material handling activities.
  • Actively participates and supports Lean and Safety initiatives and other directives.
  • Maintains facility aged inventory levels through consistent evaluation and collaboration with production,
  • planning, and quality teams.
  • Operate yard truck to move trailers, safely and efficiently manage traffic congestion on company property and product flow into and out of the facility.
  • Contributes in a team effort by performing in accordance to all STERIS policies, GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher level management and performs other duties as assigned.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

You will be a great fit if you can:

  • Must be certified to operate material handling equipment.
  • A minimum of one (2) year clerical experience and one year of warehousing experience.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate in English.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Ability to navigate through defined computer screens.
  • Prior experience organizing and analyzing, and minimum of Level 2 math skills (four basic arithmetic functions in all units of measurement, decimals, ratios, rates, percentages).  Can draw and interpret bar, line, or pie charts. 
  • Requires effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
  • Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.


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:  33594
Job Category:  Processing Operations

San Diego, CA, US, 92028

Nearest Major Market: San Diego

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