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Job Title:  Laboratory Sample Management Coordinator

Req ID:  16719
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific
Country:  US
State:  MN
City:  Brooklyn Park
Zip:  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%
Duties - cont'd
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.


STERIS is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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