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Title:  Continuous Improvement Intern

Req ID:  15628
Category:  Intern
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Postal Code:  63133

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 Continuous Improvement Intern will assist with several projects supporting the Lean Enterprise organization. They will be responsible for developing, testing, supporting, and documenting enhancements to several existing corporate-wide applications. Additionally, as part of the Lean enterprise team, the CI Intern will participate in Lean training and at least one Kaizen (process improvement) event per quarter.

The CI Internship will provide opportunities for learning and development in multiple competencies. While experience in Lean Operations, SharePoint, and Oracle are beneficial, the most valuable skillset is willingness to learn, experiment with new ideas and support change as a way to drive improvements.


Position Summary

Application Administration

  1. Participates in enhancements of Lean Portal SharePoint site to integrate user feature requests and new technologies
  2. Assists in installation of new digital signage displays (eSQDC, communications, IDEaS) and troubleshooting current display issues

Administer setup of courses and report progress of Lean training activities in the STERIS University Online Learning Center (Compass).

Team Support

  1. Support work with CI teams on various projects and events as needed:
    • Creating new standards forms
    • Documenting standard procedures
    • Editing training and promotional videos

Manage department internal social media (Yammer) posts and interactions

Education Experience

- High School Diploma or GED required.

- Currently must be enrolled in college.

- Junior or Senior status with GPA 3.0 or above.

Specific Skills


  1. Strong, analytical learning agility
  2. Must have ability to work independently and in teams as needed
  3. Excellent knowledge working with the MS Office suite
  4. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  5. Good organizational skills


  6. Knowledge of Lean methodology
  7. Knowledge of systems programming
    1. Microsoft SharePoint
      1. HTML
      2. CSS
    2. Oracle SQL
      1. PL/SQL
    3. Oracle ApEx


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.  

Req ID:  15628
Category:  Intern
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Postal Code:  63133

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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