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Job Title:  Laboratory Technician II

Req ID:  21853
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country/Region:  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 Technician II is responsible for executing assigned microbiological or chemistry testing in accordance with regulated laboratory testing techniques, approved procedures and Customer specifications.

  1. Prepares and 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. Testing may be performed in a cleanroom.    80%
  2. Creates/ edits Customer specific preparatory methods for approval. 10%
  3. Participates in the development, and review of methods and Standard Operating Procedures. 5%
  4. Maintains inventory for specified area 5%
  5. Other Duties as Assigned
Duties - cont'd
Education Degree
  • Associate's Degree
Required Experience
  1. Minimum 4 years experience in a Laboratory with a HS Diploma or equivalent, or no experience with an Associate's Degree
  2. Knowledge of microbes such as bacteria, mold and yeast; or knowledge of chemical assays and equipment.
  3. Knowledge of standard aseptic techniques and/or common laboratory equipment use.
  4. Ability to perform technical document preparation.
  5. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  6. Minimum Intermediate level on Microsoft Word and Excel.
  7. Ability to work under control in pressure situations and adapt rapidly to change.
  8. Ability to read and interpret rules, schedules, procedures and instructions.
  9. Basic math skills, including fractions, decimals and dilution schemes.
  10. Ability to lift and exert force of up to 25 lbs.
  11. Ability to work well with others.
Preferred Experience


STERIS is a $3B, 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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