Job Title:  Laboratory Technician II

Req ID:  39338
Job Category:  Processing Operations



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.

About Us:

 At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), We are One Team with One Goal.  Through a network of nearly 60 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to patient safety by providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 50 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves. 
The hourly pay rate for the Laboratory Technician II position is $ 20 an hour. Annual merit bonus and incentive plans are also offered. This position works a day shift and offers overtime potential based on business needs.  

What you will do with us:

  • Prepare and execute microbiology or chemistry tests in a highly regulated FDA, ISO and GMP industrial sterilization environment such as:
    • Disinfection Efficacy
    • Bioburden
    • Sterility
    • LAL Endotoxin
    • Microbial Limits
    • Anti-Microbial Effectiveness
  • Read, interpret, and record test results
  • Prepare technical documents using MS Word and Excel
  • Create and edit Customer specific prep methods
  • Participate in development and review of test methods and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Assist and train Laboratory Technician I staff
  • Maintain area inventory

Education Degree:

  • High School Diploma or GED if you have at least 4 years’ experience in a Laboratory
  • Associates Degree (2 year) – no experience required

You will be a great fit if you can:

  • Pass a drug and background check
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow safety rules and be safety aware at all times
  • Demonstrate the desire to learn, be productive and contribute to the team
  • Demonstrate reliability and dependability
  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate knowledge of microbes or chemical assays and equipment
  • Demonstrate knowledge of standard aseptic techniques and/or common laboratory equipment use

You will be a great fit if you can (con't):

  • Demonstrate skills in:
    • Technical document writing
    • Using MS Word and Excel (minimum Intermediate level)
    • Organizing, planning and prioritizing tasks
    • Basic math including fractions, decimals and dilution schemes
    • Training other staff
    • Time management
  • Demonstrate an ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements and work in high pressure situations
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Be attentive to detail


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.

Req ID:  39338
Job Category:  Processing Operations


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