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Job Title:  Laboratory Team Lead

Req ID:  29232
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

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

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.

Annual merit bonus and incentive plans are also offered. This position works a 1st shift.

The Laboratory Team Lead in Gen Mico provides leadership to Gen Micro staff ensuring the coordination of testing schedules, demonstrating, instructing, and reviewing work instructions, testing protocols, and safety precautions for designated employees.

What you will do with us:

  • Monitor status of all testing
  • Coordinate day-to-day execution of testing and prompt reporting/communication of results
  • Notify Management/QA/Customer promptly of OOS results
  • Monitor cleaning/calibration of area equipment and spaces-Communicate issues to Calibration/Maintenance/Tech Support Promptly
  • Train or facilitate training of trainees
  • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

You will be great if you can

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Be a collaborative team player
  • Be attentive to detail
  • Minimum 4-year degree plus 1 year experience in Gen Micro required.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training and support to Laboratory staff.
  • Must have knowledge of common laboratory techniques and equipment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

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, who 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 (as applicable), 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.

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.

Req ID:  29232
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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