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Title:  Laboratory Technician II

Req ID:  14307
Category:  Research & Development/Scientific
City:  Brooklyn Park
State:  MN
Postal Code:  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 Technician II executes assigned microbiological or chemistry testing in accordance with regulated laboratory testing techniques, approved procedures and Customer specifications.



  • Executes Laboratory tests (eg. Bioburden, Sterility, LAL Endotoxin, Microbial Limits, Anti-Microbial Effectiveness, Organism Identification, EO Residual, cleaning qualifications, and test method validations) in compliance with regulations and procedures, utilizing aseptic technique as needed.
  • Records and maintains appropriate data.
  • Creates/ edits Customer specific preparatory methods for approval.
  • Reads, interprets and records results of testing.
  • Reports any unusual or out-of-specification testing results to management immediately.
  • Participates in test result investigations for root cause and reports findings.
  • Participates in the research, development, and review of methods and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Performs media preparation, cleaning of glassware and reusable equipment, and/or steam sterilization of supplies and equipment.
  • Maintains inventory for specified area with request to warehouse.
  • Assists in the operation of steam sterilizer for terminal sterilization of laboratory media, reagents, glassware and utensils for use in microbiological assays.
  • Maintains compliance with company policies, regulatory standards and requirements.
  • Maintains a high level of safety awareness and compliance to safety standards and requirements.

Education Degree

  • Associate's Degree

Required Experience

  • In lieu of degree a minumum of 4 years experience in a Laboratory with high schoool diploma or equivalent
  •  With degree a minimum of 1 year experience in a Laboratory.
  • Knowledge of microbes such as bacteria, mold and yeast; or knowledge of chemical assays and equipment.
  • Knowledge of standard aseptic techniques and/or common laboratory equipment use
  • Basic math skills, including fractions, decimals and dilution schemes.
  • Ability to perform technical document preparation.
  • Minimum Intermediate level on Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to perform technical document preparation



STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  14307
Category:  Research & Development/Scientific
City:  Brooklyn Park
State:  MN
Postal Code:  55445

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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