Steris Material Support Specialist in Montgomery, Alabama

Material Support Specialist

Our Mission: At STERIS plc, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Who we are: STERIS is a growing provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services through our family of wholly owned subsidiaries, including: IMS, US Endoscopy, Albert Browne Limited, Eschmann Holdings Limited and Synergy Health Limited, among others.

Summary: The Material Support Specialist works in warehouses and production facilities to receive, stock, and delivery parts and supplies. This activity includes the stocking, pulling, packing, processing, and loading of customer orders both internal/external. A Material Support Specialist must be able to work long hours standing and bending as they are on their feet all day and thus must have strength and stamina to routinely pick up and move heavy objects. The Material Support Specialist is also responsible for the initiation and maintenance of standard work and other departmental procedures in order to achieve inventory integrity while also improving the Materials Group overall Quality, Cost, and Delivery objectives. This is accomplished through the use of Lean tools in order to identify problems, recommend solutions and drive implementation through the use of continuous improvement activities.

Responsibilities: 1. Follows approved work instructions and established department procedures while performing routing tasks involved in the movement of materials, parts, supplies and equipment to support both internal/external customers. This is done by utilizing pallet jacks, forklifts, dollies or other industrial equipment. 2. Responsible for creating, measuring, reporting data to support SQCD measurements. 3. Perform routine cycle counting activities of materials to verify accuracy. This is done either by counting or weighing parts. 4. Perform system transactions that accurately transfer materials and any other departmental transactions necessary to maintain inventory integrity in a timely manner in AS400/Oracle MRP Systems. 5. Identify, participate and implement continuous improvement activities to impact overall quality, cost, and delivery initiatives. 6. Participate in the identification and implementation of root cause and corrective action ideas. 7. Responds to inquiries concerning inventory and status. 8. Reads and interprets shop papers such as travelers, blueprints, and other work instruction documents. 9. Performs similar and related duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualifications: 1. High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 2. Prior Forklift Experience preferred. CDL license a plus. 3. Must be thoroughly familiar with materials, tools, and methods of the processes in a manufacturing environment. 4. Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office applications such as EXCEL, Microsoft WORD, Office. Direct hands on experience in an MRP systems environment preferred. 5. Key competencies include sound business judgment and decision making. Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions. 6. Ability to work in a team environment. Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team environment; establishes and maintains constructive working relationships; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed. 7. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality. 8. Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner. 9. Adapts to changes in work environment; ability to deal with frequent change, delay, or unexpected events. 10. Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments to reach goals; completes tasks on time. 11. Volunteers readily; seek increased responsibility; asks for and offers help when needed. 12. Prior Materials Management experienced preferred. 13. Ability to read and comprehend instructions. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 14. Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision. 15. Ability to prioritize and schedule tasks to ensure timely completion of job responsibilities. 16. Requires effective interpersonal skills and ability to work with all employees at all levels of management. 17. Self starter, someone who is proactive and who can lead by example. 18. Demonstrated ability to think out of the box and help drive change. 19. Lean manufacturing knowledge and experience preferred. 20. Willingness to work overtime if required. 21. Ability to read and interpret manufacturing blueprints and specifications preferred.

STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 14,000 employees worldwide. We are dedicated to providing our Customers with innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services.

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STERIS plc 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.

We assure you that your opportunity for employment depends solely on your qualifications. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation(s) to complete this application and/or during the interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department at 440-392-7047.

Requisition ID: 10327