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Job Title:  Scientific Analyst I

Req ID:  27400
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

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

The Scientific Analyst I supports execution of protocols, executes, documents and analyzes assigned multiple Laboratory tests in accordance with regulated laboratory testing techniques and Customer specifications. 


  1. Analyzes test results from multiple Laboratory testing areas, reports findings or conclusions and interpretation of data to scientists and management.  35 – 40%
  2. Initiates test result investigations for root cause, reports findings and implements corrections as assigned. 10 -20%
  3. Evaluates procedures and provides process improvement suggestions through execution of Document Change Order (DCO) procedure. 10 – 20%
  4. Assists in trending results for the Laboratory and Customers. 10 – 15%
  5. Supports the execution of study protocols or validations, both internal and external. 10 – 15%
  6. Reviews and approves Laboratory methods as technical designee. 5 – 10 %
  7. Supports the qualification of new testing and methods. <5%
  8. Reads, interprets and records results of testing as requested. <5%

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Biology or Science

Required Experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Laboratory

Preferred Experience

1-year experience authoring DCOs preferred.


  1. Must have a demonstrated understanding of test method validations.
  2. Must have strong knowledge of the standards requirements. 
  3. Must have extensive knowledge of laboratory testing.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Minimum Intermediate level on Microsoft Word and Excel.
  6. Ability to work under control in pressure situations and adapt rapidly to change.
  7. Ability to read and interpret rules, schedules, procedures and instructions.
  8. Intermediate math skills.
  9. Ability to work well with others.


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:  27400
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Brooklyn Park, MN, US, 55445

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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