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Operations Manager

Date: 08-May-2021

Location: leicester, LEC, GB, LE19 1QP

Company: Steris Corporation

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

Operations Manager manage the production and logistics areas of our Sterile Services Departments, and to be responsible for all production and logistics staff based at the site.


•    To be responsible for the day to day running of the production unit and the logistical collection and delivery of contaminated products to the site and the delivery of quality sterilised products to the customer.
•    To monitor and control the use of capital equipment within recognised performance and efficiency measures.
•    To assume prime site responsibility for all Health and Safety Policy issues ensuring that all activities comply with Health and Safety procedures and guidelines.  To ensure that all designated staff are informed and trained appropriately.
•    To act as site Fire Controller.
•    To proactively lead all staff putting forward suggestions for continuous improvement, innovation and corrective actions as appropriate and ensuring the implementation of all feasible suggestions.
•    To monitor and ensure that all product despatched conform to accepted Company Quality guidelines and procedures, engendering and promoting a quality centred Organisational culture.
•    To effectively control and manage the planned maintenance of the premises, resolving occurring faults, and effectively liaising with all personnel as required.
•    To effectively plan and schedule all production to the agreed specification to meet customer requirements.
•    To approve test reports on process equipment as User as defined in NHS guidance.
•    To actively monitor absence levels of staff maintaining and analysing data as appropriate, communicating with Team Leaders and members of staff, interviewing staff as required and referring employees to the Company Medical Advisor as required.
•    To coach, support and guide all staff in accordance with the principles of Synergy Health Performance Management policies and procedures, ensuring the successful operation of the system throughout the site, and to act as an induction mentor as required.
•    To agree appropriate financial parameters and budgets ensuring rigorous monitoring and complete adherence to financial targets.
•    To participate in the on-call management service to maintain emergency services to the customer.

Required Experience

•    Substantial previous experience of working in a sterile services environment including demonstrable experience of working at management level.

•    Experience of managing people and dealing with staffing issues.

•    Awareness of quality systems and auditing procedures.

Preferred Experience

•    Work in a team environment.

•    Adopt a flexible approach to work.

•    Influence and facilitate problem solving and decision-making processes.

•    Excellent planning and organisational skills.

•    Work in partnership.

•    Work under pressure to deadlines.

•    Pay attention to detail.

•    Produce high standards/quality work.


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.