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Job Title:  Laboratory Technician III - $1,500 Sign-On Bonus

Req ID:  25706
Job Category:  Manufacturing 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.

Position Summary

Join a company where the work you do makes a difference!  We are One Team with One Goal.  At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), it’s our philosophy and our way of doing business.  Through a network of over 50 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 40 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.

The Laboratory Technician III is responsible for executing and analyzing microbiological or chemistry testing in accordance with regulated laboratory testing techniques, approved procedures and Customer specifications. 


If you are looking to join a collaborative and innovative team in an essential industry, apply for our Laboratory Technician III position today!

What you will do with us:

  1. 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. 65%
  2. Creates/ edits Customer specific preparatory methods for approval. 10%
  3. Reads, interprets and records results of testing. 10%
  4. Participates in investigations as needed. 0 - 5%
  5. Participates in the development, and review of methods and Standard Operating Procedures. 5%
  6. May train Technician staff on testing processes 0 – 5%
  7. Other Duties as Assigned

How you will learn your role:

  • Review work instructions along with vital policies and procedures
  • Take part in on-the-job training, overseen by your Hiring Manager
  • Demonstrate ability to meet the requirements of the job

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology

Required Experience

  1. Minimum 9 years experience in a Laboratory with a HS Diploma or equivalent
  2. Minimum 7 years experience in a Laboratory with an AA degree
  3. Minimum 1 year experience in a Laboratory with a Bachelor’s degree
  4. Fully qualified on specific testing
  5. Knowledge of microbes such as bacteria, mold and yeast; or knowledge of chemical assays and equipment.
  6. Knowledge of standard aseptic techniques and/or common laboratory equipment use and some troubleshooting.
  7. Ability to perform technical document preparation.
  8. Good verbal and written communication skills.
  9. Minimum Intermediate level on Microsoft Word and Excel.
  10. Ability to work under control in pressure situations and adapt rapidly to change.
  11. Ability to read and interpret rules, schedules, procedures and instructions.
  12. Basic math skills, including fractions, decimals and dilution schemes.
  13. Ability to lift and exert force of up to 25 lbs.
  14. 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, whom 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, 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:  25706
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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