Job Title:  Maintenance Supervisor

Req ID:  39540
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

At STERIS, the Maintenance Supervisor leads all the activities of maintenance personnel engaged in all facets of the operations function. You will assume authority for maintenance personnel actions and oversees day to day operations of professionals and/or skilled technical employees. As Maintenance Supervisor you will rely on your experience and judgment to troubleshoot, plan, and coordinate equipment repairs and upkeeping. The supervisor contributes to performance management of maintenance personnel through constant feedback and addresses issues pertaining to training, wages, hiring and terminating. 

What We Offer You

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
  • Paid holidays
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Annual merit increases
  • Annual bonus

Join us and help write your next chapter.


What You Will Do

Operational Excellence 

  • Ensures equipment planned and unplanned repairs and preventative maintenance activities are performed accurately; verifying maintenance personnel workmanship and addressing deficiencies as needed.
  • Ensures reports, records, and/or work orders are submitted and completed immediately following the respective activities.
  • Ensures initiation and completion of Change Control Evaluations are completed prior to performing changes. Emergency repairs/changes are an exception.
  • Monitors and maintains activities associated with spare parts, part ordering, equipment downtime, work orders, preventative maintenance schedule and calibration schedule.

People Leadership 

  • Assigns and oversees daily tasks of the maintenance personnel and ensures performance of tasks are completed in a timely and high-quality manner.
  • Provides team with guidance and support to ensure tasks are completed as scheduled; gets involved with repairs and/or preventative maintenance tasks when lacking resources to ensure meeting deadlines.
  • Provides and coordinates maintenance support during off shift emergencies; communicates off shift activities to the management team.
  • Coordinates with contractors for work being performed at the facilities.
  • Leads staff through coaching, counseling, motivating, and disciplining as needed. Promotes teamwork through intra- and inter-department cooperation.
  • Maintains mechanical and technical skills, knowledge, and abilities by attending workshops, reviewing trade publications and participating in repairs to equipment, machinery, etc.
  • Drives safe working behavior by demonstrating and promoting safe work performance, anticipating safety training needs, and counseling and training employees. Leads by example.

Delivering Results 

  • Maintains a safe, clean and secure working environment by enforcing adherence to all safety procedures, rules and regulations; monitoring all safety and security systems and procedures on a constant basis; advising management of unsafe work practices and/or conditions; supporting plant safety meetings that evaluate machinery, equipment and working conditions.
  • Provides timely status updates to the Maintenance Manager on projects, repairs, and/or tasks completion.
  • Contributes in a team effort by performing in accordance to all STERIS policies, GMP, Lean principles and directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher-level management and performs other duties as assigned.
  • Ensures compliance with Corporate QSRC and GMP procedures by monitoring established programs; monitoring training requirements and conducting in depth investigations on equipment difficulty related nonconformities.
  • Communicates effectively and in a courteous and respectful manner; provides timely and accurate responses on the status of maintenance tasks.

Customer Relationships 

  • Ensures Customer service and satisfaction through professional and timely responses to internal and external Customer needs.

What Will Help You Be Successful

  • Bachelor's degree preferred with minimum of three (3) years of related experience. Will accept minimum of eleven (11) years experience in lieu of degree.
  • Requires ability to read, interpret and practical application of electrical ladder diagrams and mechanical blueprints.




  • Above average knowledge of electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems
  • Effective communication and written skills
  • Effective negotiation and team building skills
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong Interpersonal skills
  • Above average mechanical aptitude


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:  39540
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Spartanburg, SC, US, 29306

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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