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Job Title:  Manufacturing Supervisor

Req ID:  19899
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  MO
City:  St. Louis
Zip:  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.

Position Summary

Join a growing team that is an integral part of the STERIS consumables business. You will supervise the activities of the production employees, conduct employee training, manage production to schedule, participate in production, trouble shoot manufacturing process related issues, maintain compliance to procedures and regulatory requirements and maintain responsibility for employee safety. 1st shift hours: 5:30am-1:30pm.

What you will do

• Supervise the activities of the manufacturing employees.
• Plan, schedule, and coordinate production to fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in accordance with established procedures and approved processes.
• Responsible for site security, safety and proper shutdown of site at conclusion of shift.
• Monitor and improve the efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements as well as by collecting and interpreting data
• Ensure proper manufacturing processes are followed.
• Maintain and revise procedures associated with production processes to ensure accuracy, consistency and product quality.
• Create, edit, and maintain necessary documentation.
• Ensure all manufacturing safety policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times.
• Investigate and eliminate departmental non-conformities in manufacturing processes by employing root cause analysis and implements corrective and preventative actions.
• Analyze and design lean manufacturing cells using effective systems to optimize use of space, equipment, material, personnel and increase capacities.
• Assist in developing plant layout in planning rearrangement of facilities, equipment and operations for better utilization of space and to increase capacities.
• Support process validations by defining process to quality parameters, executing protocols, collecting/interpreting data and supporting protocol summary where needed.

What you need to be successful

  • Technical, Manufacturing or Business degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience or equivalent manufacturing supervision experience.  A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of lead or supervisory experience in an operations/production position with FDA  and/or ISO  and/or regulated industry with strong Customer focus.
  • Demonstrated management, coaching, training, goal setting, and performance management experience. 
  • Above average organizational and analytical skills to determine production, Customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans with significant attention to detail.
  • Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities throughout the day.
  • Ability to generalize, evaluate and make decisions in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Ability to lift 25-50 lbs and push 10-25 lbs

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.



STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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