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Job Title:  Laboratory Assistant I

Req ID:  25696
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445


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 Laboratory Administrative Assistant I is responsible for receiving and processing time-sensitive Lab samples or generating Customer test reports, ensuring timely processing and accurate documentation.


  1. Receives, sorts, and logs in samples for testing on a timely basis with distribution of samples to appropriate testing areas. 0 – 50%
  2. Generates and reviews laboratory testing datasheets, reports, shipping forms for return samples, Biological Indicator and supply purchases. 25 – 75%
  3. Professionally and courteously interfaces with Customers and couriers. 0 – 5%
  4. Maintains records and filing system. 0 – 25%
  5. Processes Biological Indicator sales to Customers, providing product pull and shipment. 0 - 20%
  6. Packages environmental monitoring plates for shipment to Customers. 0 - 5 %
  7. Monitors inventory of supplies for Laboratory sales i.e. BIs, contact and settle plates, etc.  0 – 5%

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. Minimum two years experience in Customer service, data entry, office preferably in a regulated industry.
  2. Above average data entry, keyboarding, and 10 key speed and accuracy.
  3. Ability to work in a regulated environment that requires strict adherence to company policies and procedures.
  4. Demonstrated ability to problem solve and work well under pressure.
  5. Ability to interface professionally by phone or in person with Customers, employees and visitors.
  6. Possesses organizational, time management, and documentation skills.
  7. Must have good written and verbal communication skills.
  8. Familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  9. Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
  10. Familiarity with common office equipment and software.

Reasons you’ll love working here:

This is an opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people, whom take true pride in their work. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding employees for their hard work. We do this by providing competitive base salary plus bonus, comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match.


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.  

Req ID:  25696
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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