Job Title:  Warehouse Manager

Req ID:  44211
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.

The Role

The Warehouse Manager in the Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST) Spartanburg, SC location leads a team responsible for the coordination and execution of all Customer Shipping/Receiving and, in certain plants, Planning functions. The Warehouse Manager has responsibility for Safety, Quality, Employee Relations, and Costs in their respective departments of responsibility.

Shift:  7am to 5pm Mon – Fri Availability to work weekends as needed, required.   

Must have On Call availability to support warehouse team 24/7, as needed.  

What You Will Do

  • Monitors and corrects problems to ensure the work environment is safe and complies with federal and state regulatory agencies.
  • Ensures accuracy of product reconciliation documentation and supporting procedures (Incoming product quantities, accurate receipts and BOL, damage reporting). Ensures accuracy of return shipment quantities and Ship To: locations.
  • Strives for continuous improvement by analyzing new or alternative ways to improve inbound and outbound shipments using lean tools, data-based decision-making, and evaluating and improving flow.
  • Audits area standard work, making corrections as necessary and identifying processes for targeted continuous improvement events.
  • Responsibilities can also extend to the Planning the processing schedule to ensure Customer turn time and processing requirements are met.
  • Production schedule is expected to maximize uptime efficiency to ensure maximum processing volume.
  • Ensures performance across a range of activities and metrics within their area: Customer Inbound/outbound shipments. product damage and Quality issues, and improvements of Safety, Quality Delivery and Cost.  
  • Manage area expenses to ensure P&L targets are achieved.

What You Will Also Do

  • Monthly 1-on-1 meetings for performance (+ or -).
  • Leads warehouse staff by creating a safe work environment, collaborates across job functions managing logistics issues. Compliance with DOT(CTPAT), FDA, OSHA, EPA regulations. 
  • Audits adherence to standard work, revising as necessary. 
  • Develops KPI for area of responsibility, provides coaching to direct reports to ensure understanding. Identify development opportunities related to inefficiencies for succession preparation. 
  • Where applicable, optimizes the planning and scheduling of irradiators/vessels/accelerators.
  • Routine Customer interaction directed towards arranging and coordinating product deliveries and shipments. Potential for the need to create split shipments and direct products to varying locations. This includes complying with CTPAT requirements and DOT regulations related to shipping of Hazardous Materials.
  • In facilities where the Planning function reports into this position, a higher degree of Customer interaction will be involved related to the scheduling of products for processing. This extends to the evaluation of processing suitability for new products and dose ranges and the creation and updating of Customer. 
  • Processing Specifications. 
  • Provide support to Customer audits as needed. Participation on Customer visits and Business Reviews.

What You Will Need to Be Successful

  • Bachelor's Degree, required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience leading teams in a warehouse operations environment. 
  • Experience with workforce planning/scheduling and balancing workload for shipping/receiving teams. 
  • Knowledge of DOT and other logistics-related regulations.
  • General understanding of 5s, lean or continuous improvement concepts in an operations environment. 
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications and/or warehouse software applications. 
  • Forklift experience or certification, preferred.
  • Ability to meet performance metrics for Receiving, Shipping and Damages.

What STERIS Will 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, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.



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:  44211
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Spartanburg, SC, US, 29306

Nearest Major Market: Spartanburg
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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