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Job Title:  Leadership Development Program Management Trainee / Associate

Req ID:  23241
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Spartanburg, SC, US, 29306


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

Join a company where the work you do makes a difference!  We are One Team with One Goal.  At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), it’s our philosophy and our way of doing business.  Through a network of over 50 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 40 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.

The STERIS Leadership Development Program is a rotational, hands-on experience for new college graduates, in the functions of Operations Management, Supply Chain / Logistics, Marketing, Sales, and Engineering. Through this program, participants will be immersed into the operation, while enhancing their management, leadership, analytical and project management skills through practical real-world experience and “in the moment” coaching and development. These roles will maintain responsibilities relating to strategic business issues with significant exposure to business leaders and cross-functional areas, across AST Americas. Anticipated start date of August/September 2021.

What you will do with us

•    Gain an in-depth understanding of the sterilization industry 
•    Directly contributes to facility management through hands-on and interactive management opportunities; partners with facility leadership to understand the coaching, engagement, and performance management processes
•    Work as a collaborative team member in operations projects / initiatives to help increase operational efficiencies and provide tangible results
•    Contribute to the development of our culture of Lean and Continuous Improvement; assists employees in resolving process problems through a drive to root cause and permanent corrective action process

What you need to be successful

•    A Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Engineering or Supply Chain / Logistics (required)
•    MBA (preferred)
•    Geographic mobility (required)
•    Travel up to 30%
•    Strong leadership potential, demonstrated by past positions of responsibility / work experience
•    At least one relevant semester/summer internship experience in an operations environment (preferred)
•    Analytical, logical, inquisitive, problem solvers who are willing to challenge, using innovative thinking
•    Excellent communication skills
•    An enthusiastic perspective
•    Flexible and adaptable

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans. Join us and help write our next chapter.
About Steris Corporation
STERIS is a global leader in infection prevention, contamination control, surgical and critical care technologies, and more. STERIS is the world’s pre-eminent infection prevention, decontamination, and surgical and critical care company, with a long list of first-to-market products and industry-leading service innovations and thousands of customers in more than 60 countries. While the corporation was founded as Innovative Medical Technologies in 1985 and renamed STERIS in 1987, our history dates back to 1894 with the founding of American Sterilizer Company, a long-time, global leading innovator of sterilization products. Today, through a series of strategic acquisitions and continual innovation of new products, STERIS holds one of the broadest portfolios of products in the industry. It stands at the forefront of efforts to prevent infection and contamination in healthcare and pharmaceutical environments and is broadening its reach with products to meet the needs of defense and industrial markets.




STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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:  23241
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Spartanburg, SC, US, 29306

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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