Job Title:  Packaging Specialist

Req ID:  39796
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

In this newly created position, the Package Testing Specialist I manages standard customer package validation projects. Develops, prepares, and executes protocols for validation/qualification studies related to package testing and validation in accordance with customer and regulatory requirements. The Package Testing Specialist also prepares final reports to document the package testing validation studies. This is a day shift position with the opportunity for a hybrid work schedule.


What We Offer You:

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Healthcare benefits 
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid-time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Annual merit increases
  • Annual bonus

Join us and help write our next chapter.

What you will do with us:

•    Manages standard customer package testing validation projects. 
                o    On-boards project; gathers customer product information using questionnaires, e-mail communication, and phone calls; answers questions and resolves issues. 
                o    Invoices project in coordination with Accounting. 
•    Develops, prepares, and executes protocols for package testing validation activities. 
•    Coordinates project status and execution activities (e.g., with Package Testing group and Customer). 
•    Analyzes data (e.g., means, min, max) related to execution of package testing validation projects and reports results (e.g., charts, summaries).
•    Writes basic work instructions. 
•    Contributes in a team effort by performing in accordance to all STERIS policies, GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher-level management and performs other duties as assigned.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience


•    Minimum 2 years experience in medical device or regulated industry (preferred).
•    Knowledge of basic package testing practices (preferred).




You will be a great fit if you can:

•    Skill in performing basic statistical analyses, generating charts and reporting.
•    Skill in preparing and writing technical documents. 
•    Skill in conducting a customer needs analysis. 
•    Skill in coordinating with multiple persons and/or departments.
•    Skill in organization, prioritization, and time management.
•    Ability to identify and solve problems.
•    Ability to perform Intermediate level on Microsoft Word and Excel.
•    Ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
•    Work Styles: Attention to detail, Dependability, Cooperation


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  39796
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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