Job Title:  Laboratory Team Lead

Req ID:  42981
Job Category:  Processing 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.

$2,000 Sign and Stay Bonus!

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.

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

The Laboratory Team Lead provides leadership to 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
  • Lead small group meetings, record daily status and report to main meeting

What you will do with us- cont'd:

  • Lead group discussions to develop countermeasures- implement and monitor countermeasures
  • Monitor media and supply inventories
  • Routine testing of products/Result interpretation/Report Generation to ensure deadlines are met
  • Identify gaps or challenges with work instructions – work with Supervisor/Team to DCO work instructions or source needed equipment/tools
  • Feedback on team when requested
  • Technical reviews on documentation (Process Descriptions, Dilution schemes, etc…)
  • Other duties as assigned

Education Degree

  • Bachelors Degree in Biology 

Required Experience

  • Minimum 8 years experience in a Laboratory with a HS Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 6 years experience in a Laboratory with an AA degree
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a Laboratory with a Bachelor’s degree

You will be a great fit if you can:

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Be a collaborative team player
  • Be attentive to detail
  • 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.
  • Minimum Intermediate level on Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work under control in pressure situations and manage change.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret rules, schedules, procedures, and instructions.
  • Math skills, including fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to work well with others.

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 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:  42981
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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