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Job Title:  Installation Project Manager

Req ID:  35301
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Portland, OR, US, 97205


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.

Our Healthcare Customers are federally mandated (by Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services or CMS) requiring vendors to have the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption.  There are select Customers who do not accept any exceptions. Unvaccinated Associates may be excluded from working at a Customer site, require routine testing with an approved exemption (if accepted by the Customer) or have limited Customer access impacting their ability to remain employed. Additionally, we may be required to meet state mandates on COVID-19 vaccination, exemptions and/or booster requirements. This position is a Customer-facing role that falls under a state or CMS mandate.

Position Summary

As an Installation Project Manager, you will be responsible for leading installations for an assigned territory, providing project management and installation services. Responsibilities include delivering installations and ensuring Customer satisfaction with STERIS throughout the process, from pre-installation through start up.  This position requires heavy overnight travel, up to four nights per week.

We offer

  • Competitive base salary plus bonus opportunity
  • Annual merit review
  • Car allowance and paid mileage
  • Company provided credit card and laptop
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Field based work with local travel and overnight stays 
  • Business travel and all related expenses paid
  • Medical, vision, dental, prescription and life insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Comprehensive training
  • Opportunities for advancement

What will you do

  • Directly manages and develops a team of 3-4 installation team members. Develops and trains employees and subcontractors.
  • Plans, organizes, directs and controls all costs of installation and subcontracting for assigned projects. Coordinates resources to ensure timely and cost-effective installation and completion of assigned projects. 
  • Verifies with customer that expectations will be met or exceeded through execution of plan.
  • Maintains allocation of costs to financial reporting systems. Effectively communicates financial and physical project status to management.
  • Provides detailed scope of work and instructions to installers and subcontractors. Verifies understanding of project expectations. Ensures appropriate product training is available and implemented.
  • Routinely walks job site and attends progress and coordination meetings to ensure quality installation of product. Proactively evaluates potential problems and initiates action to limit negative outcomes. 
  • Provides estimates or negotiates work outside original scope. Reviews customer’s systems during installation and points out opportunities for improvement resulting in value-added change orders.
  • Coordinates equipment start-up by Field Service Representative in conjunction with District Service Manager. Notifies Sales Representative of equipment readiness for customer in-service training. Ensures job completion documentation is completed and transition to service is achieved.
  • Develops and maintains viable relationships with customers, consultants, prime contractors, subcontractors and trade personnel.  
  • Develops close working relationships with Federal, State, and Local code enforcement officials for the purpose of defining installation requirements for all company equipment. Holds licenses as necessary.

What do you need

  • Associates Degree in Engineering or Construction Management and 2 years related project management skills and experience.  STERIS field experience preferred. 
  • In lieu of degree 6 years’ experience in construction project management.
  • Prior experience of direct people management experience in a virtual setting is preferred.
  • Experience driving process improvements, familiar with Six Sigma or Lean principles.
  • Strong problem solver. Exceptional analytical skills, including the ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, and develop recommendations.
  • Strong project management skills and a track record of on-time delivery.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including communication, networking, relationship-building, negotiation, and building influence.
  • Executive presence; ability to interact and influence executive level hospital groups in presentations, issue resolution, etc.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen with the ability to develop and analyze financial data.
  • Comfortable in a fast paced, and fluid environment.
  • Creative and strategic thinker who enjoys brainstorming with colleagues and partners.
  • Acts as a team player.
  • Computer skills – experience with Microsoft applications, project management tools, internet, intranet, and business reporting tools.
  • Willingness to travel 3-4 nights a week


If you are interested in joining our growing team, please apply today!



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.

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:  35301
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Portland, OR, US, 97205

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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