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Job Title:  Production Packager I

Req ID:  31356
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344


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

Meets the production output, productivity, and quality compliance requirements of the Production department. Assembles and packages products in a fast-paced self-driven production environment, using manual equipment, while maintaining quality and safety standards.

Position hours are Monday - Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm


  1. Proficient with use of handheld WMS functions required for picking, inventory look-up, and other assigned tasks.
  2. Perform various packaging and assembly operations according to safety standards, quality standards, and production needs.
  3. Access and follow standard operating procedures/work instructions required to complete manufacturing orders.
  4. Ensure manufacturing orders are properly completed per standard operating procedures/work instructions.
  5. Verify item number, description, lot codes, and expiration dates on label according to the Work Instruction.
  6. Accurately document information to track production quantities, lot numbers, rejected parts, and final raw material quantity.
  7. Recognize nonconforming material and initiate any action necessary to prevent or correct the nonconformity.
  8. Restock basic supply materials as needed.
  9. Follow Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s) and pay close attention to detail to ensure accuracy and completeness of processes and/or steps leading to the accomplishment of results.
  10. Understand and comply with company quality system processes with an understand of the impact the position has on both the customer and quality.
  11. Identify need for equipment maintenance.
  12. Participate in Lean processes, including but not limited to, updating hour by hour boards, tracking production data, leading 5S audits, and using basic lean tools.
  13. Always ensure safe operation by wearing proper PPE, reporting and/or correcting safety concerns, and look for ways to improve quality, safety, and efficiency to support continuous improvement.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. One year experience working in an assembly, packaging, chemical, manufacturing, or relevant fast paced environment preferred.
  2. One year experience working in a Key Surgical/STERIS or other FDA regulated/ISO certified assembly, packaging, chemical, manufacturing, or relevant fast paced environment preferred.
  3. One year material handling experience preferred (i.e., powered equipment, WAV, pallet jack)
  4. Ability to read and understand instructions, diagrams, and quality check sheets.
  5. Ability to interpret and follow written procedures to ensure product and packaging meets required specifications.
  6. Detail oriented with ability to identify items against descriptions.
  7. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities while staying focused on achieving goals related to safety, quality, and delivery/customer needs.
  8. Able to run manual and powered pallet lift and restock materials as needed.
  9. Promote cooperation and commitment within a team environment.
  10. Ability to work well with others and use good interpersonal skills.
  11. 2 years of experience is accepted in lieu of educational requirements.


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:  31356
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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