Value Stream Manager in Franklin Park IL

Full-time @Steris in Customer Service , in Employee Relations , in Healthcare , in Human Resources , in Medical Device , in Product Development , in QC , in Quality , in Research
  • Franklin Park, IL, US, 60131 View on Map
  • Apply Before : November 15, 2022

Job Description

Join Steris as Value Stream Manager in Franklin Park Illinois. At the Steris you will perform tasks as listed below, Apply Steris Manufacturing Operations careers in Franklin Park IL.


Position : Value Stream Manager

Job Category: Manufacturing Operations

Work location : Franklin Park, Illinois

Job Segment : Employee Relations, Medical Device, QC, Product Development, Human Resources, Healthcare, Quality, Customer Service, Research



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
The Value Stream Manager is responsible for achieving annual objectives for safety, quality, delivery and cost of the assigned value stream or defined area. Embraces Lean transformation through education of self and direct reports, kaizen concepts and activities, visual management tools, and root cause problem solving. Works closely with the Director of Operations to establish goals and objectives and strategies to achieve them. By utilizing key leadership principles of respect, humility, and leading by example, this position will create a positive work environment by engaging employees in the continuous improvement of Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost initiatives.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive pay
Annual merit and bonus plans
Training and coaching
Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
401(k) with a company match
Paid vacation time and paid holidays
Tuition assistance
Opportunities for advancement


Manage and coach both direct reports and indirect value stream team members, including Supervisors, Leads, Engineers, Maintenance, Quality Control, Purchasing and Production Planning.
Provide direction and collaborate with management and support staff outside of the value stream to conduct operations in a safe and productive capacity to meet the needs of our customers and business objectives.
Manages employee talent and talent development. Provides growth, training, and development opportunities to employees.
Maintains results through coaching, and counseling of staff and setting meaningful and measurable goals.
Balancing the needs of the business and employees, coordinates and manages performance reviews, recruitment/hiring, salary adjustments, work schedules, and conflict resolution/employee relations.
Working closely and in conjunction with Production Planning; develops and meets schedules based on plans provided.
Responsible for operational decisions associated with quality control, process procedures, equipment maintenance, and labor utilization.
Responsible for inventory accuracy by conducting cycle counts and reviewing reporting for accuracy.
Drives a safe working behavior within the department by demonstrating and promoting safe work performance, ensuring communications and recognition, as well as identifying and anticipating safety needs relative to equipment and or conditions.  Maintains a safe working environment by establishing and enforcing procedures, rules and regulations in accordance with world class safety initiatives and the culture of STERIS Plc.
Responsible for compliance and supporting/coordinating training regarding internal and external regulations (e.g. FDA, Homeland Security, OSHA, EPA, ISO and STERIS).  Stay abreast of current regulations and establish a monitoring program to audit compliance.
Supports approved new product development teams and projects through manufacturing input as required.
Provide direction and leadership in continuous improvement and lean principles.  Continually work to implement ideas and concepts from lean activities.  Provide the necessary training and follow up to sustain improvements. Demonstrate respect for every individual through daily coaching of team Leads and Operators on job duties and in understanding the “why” behind lean principles and tools.
Works for continuous improvement by analyzing new or alternative ways to improve operations, incorporating staff suggestions into analysis.  Utilize investigating process deviations, customer complaints audit activities and recommendations for implementing corrective or improvement actions within the department.
Lead production staff by coaching, counseling, motivating and administering corrective action as needed.  Plan, monitor and appraise job results. Direct and maintain activities designed to achieve and maintain high employee morale.  Foster intra- and inter-department cooperation and teamwork.

Duties – cont’d
Education Degree
Required Experience

Bachelor’s Degree (Engineering, preferred).
A minimum of (5) years experience working in a manufacturing environment.
A minimum of (5) years supervisory experience.

Preferred Experience

(5) years Lean Operations experience.
5) years working in regulated environment within the drug and or medical device industry.
Direct profit and loss accountability experience.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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