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Job Title:  Senior HR Manager

Req ID:  26585
Job Category:  Human Resources

Whibty, ON, CA, L1N 7B1


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 Senior Human Resources Manager will drive HR strategy and provides HR leadership, consultation, and advocacy supporting 300-plus employees located in Canada, Costa Rica and Puerto Rico.  

What You Will Do

  • Collaborate with business and/or functional leaders in areas such as organizational assessment, organizational structure, workforce planning, and change management to strengthen overall organizational capability.
  • Ensure alignment of HR processes ( i.e. performance management, compensation, leadership and employee development, etc.) with business operating goals. Leads the Talent Assessment (succession and individual development planning) function for the business segment, including driving the execution of action plans and ensures leaders and employees use available tools to have meaningful performance alignment, results attainment and feedback discussions.
  • Partner with managers in assessing and identifying resources to meet employee/departmental training needs and encouragement of employees to continuously develop their skills in their field of work.
  • Assist in the hiring of new employees by performing various recruiting activities in partnership with the talent acquisition team, including staffing coordination and job requisition management.
  • Counsel and/or coach employees and managers regarding employee relations issues including performance management, facilitation of formal/informal complaints to resolution, discipline and/or terminations.
  • Drive employee engagement and satisfaction through promotion of a positive company culture while balancing employee concerns with all levels of company goals.
  • Partner with leadership to ensure and effective integration of our recent acquisition in the Ottawa area, including the creation of an engaging culture driven by our One Team, One Goal philosophy.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

What You Need to be Successful

  • Bachelor's degree in either Human Resources or a business-related field required
  • 10+ years of progressive Human Resources generalist experience with 5-7 years servicing in a HR Business Partner capacity supporting one or several business groups
  • Comprehensive HR experience, including a complete understanding of and hands-on exposure to the full mix of HR functions (preferably in a large, complex corporate environment)
  • Participation in a Lean culture a plus.
  • Experience with Successfactors or similar HRIS preferred, leveraging an employee and manager self-service model.


Reasons You’ll Love Working Here

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, who take true pride in their work. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding employees for their hard work. We do this by providing competitive base salary plus bonus, comprehensive healthcare benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, tuition assistance, paid-time off, company paid holidays, matching 401(k), and annual merit eligibility.  Join us and help write our next chapter.


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  26585
Job Category:  Human Resources

Whibty, ON, CA, L1N 7B1

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