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Job Title:  Production Co-ordinator

Req ID:  16839
Job Category:  Customer Operations/Customer Support
Country:  GB
State:  SHF
City:  Sheffield
Zip:  S9 4WU

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.


At STERIS Instrument Management Services (IMS) we are the trusted experts in surgical instrument sterilisation, offering both on and off-site reprocessing alongside reliable instrument maintenance solutions, ensuring our Customers’ reusable inventory can and is used reliably time and time again. Our teams are vital to the success of the business, through their knowledge, expertise and dedication we have created a supportive, nurturing culture which rewards hard work and dedication and ensures that we consistently provide the best quality services and products to our Customers.

Short Description

The Production Coordinator will manage the re-processing production of the site and to be responsible for all production and logistics staff within the team on a shift basis.

You will contribute to the management of a busy Sterile Services Unit, managing the workflow and the team of sterile services personnel on a day to day basis.

This role will provide leadership through personal example, promoting sound departmental communication and fostering good interpersonal relationships.

As Production Coordinator you will promote continuous improvement within the department, to drive staff performance against unit and organisational targets and have a flexible approach with a can do attitude.

Long Description


  • To effectively and efficiently coordinate the logistic team and fleet. That would include issuing rotas, monitoring runs and performance, managing maintainenace and servicing of fleet.
  • To effectively and efficiently coordinate the processing of instruments and equipment through the process of cleaning, inspection, assembly, packing, sterilisation and despatch within predefined deadlines.
  • To participate as an integral member of the sterile processing and logistic team and to actively contribute to suggestions of innovation, continuous improvement and best practice.
  • To effectively control the use of materials, equipment and consumables reporting re-occurring faults and looking to make efficiencies.
  • To actively assist and support the planning and improvements of the operational process.
  • Overseeing the shift logistics, ensuring both collections & deliveries are made to contractual timelines.



  • Responsibility for production staff & drivers relating to their shift or teams.
  • To coach, support and guide team members in line with the principles of Performance Management, setting and reviewing goals, acting as a mentor to the team and identifying training and development needs.
  • Lead any staff or process investigations, providing full and detailed information for management to make fully informed decisions.
  • To ensure that all designated staff are kept informed and trained on individual and team health and safety procedures in the workplace, including fire awareness.
  • To ensure the effective communication between senior management and production teams.


Required Experience

Educated to A Level standard


Demonstrable verbal and numerical abilities.


Demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development and training


NVQ Level 4 or equivalent experience.


Previous Production/Supervisory Experience


Experience of managing and supervising staff.


Workflow management experience


Ability to learn and understand the instruments and trays.


Ability to plan and prioritise work using the internal Information Management System


Ability to analyse and interpret data.


Ability to solve complex problems in a pressurised environment.


Advanced end user IT skills in order to operate the track and traceability (SynergyTrak) IT system.


STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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