Job Title:  Laboratory Assistant II

Req ID:  44776
Job Category:  Processing Operations

El Paso, TX, US, 79936


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.

$2,000 Sign and Stay Bonus!

About Us:

At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), We are One Team with One Goal.  Through a network of nearly 60 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to patient safety by providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 50 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves. 

The hourly pay rate for the Laboratory Assistant II position is $16.00. Annual, merit bonus and incentive plans are also offered. This position works a 1st shift and offers overtime potential based on business needs.

What sets us apart:

  • Impact: Your work directly contributes to the safety of healthcare products, making a real difference in people's lives.
  • Global Reach: Join a truly global team and be part of a company with a rich history and a bright future.
  • Innovation: We are at the forefront of technological advancements in healthcare and life sciences.
  • Team Spirit: We foster a collaborative and supportive work environment where your contributions are recognized and celebrated.

What you will do with us:

  •  Receives, sorts, and logs in samples for testing.
  • Distributes samples to appropriate testing areas. 
  • Generates, reviews and/or maintains as appropriate outbound logs, records, filing system, laboratory testing datasheets, reports, shipping forms for return samples, receipts, Biological Indicator and supply purchases. 
    •  Performs data entry using Computer software.
    •     Logs in consumables. 
    •     Performs record cleaning and keeping tasks. 
  • Interfaces with couriers professionally and courteously. 
  • Processes Biological Indicator sales to Customers, providing product pull and shipment. 
  • Packages environmental monitoring plates for shipment to Customers. 
  • Monitors inventory of supplies for Laboratory sales. 
  • Trains others in the performance of Laboratory receiving and/or reporting. 
  • 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

  • High School Diploma or GED

You will be a great fit if you have:

  • Knowledge of basic clerical equipment and processes. 
  • Skill in written and oral communication. 
  • Skill in performing basic computer operations using Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Skill in organizing, planning, and prioritizing tasks. 
  • Skill in solving basic task-related problems.
  • Skill in performing basic mathematical calculations.
  • Skill in prioritizing the adherence to safety protocol at all times and monitoring self and environment for potential hazards.
  • Ability to interface professionally by phone or in person with Customers, employees and visitors. 
  • Ability to perform data entry using keyboarding, and 10 key speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to work in a regulated environment that requires strict adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to read and comprehend rules, schedules, procedures, and instructions. 
  • Ability to work in high pressure situations.
  • Ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements or work environment. 
  • Ability to work well in a team environment to support the work of others. 
  • Ability to work autonomously. 

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, who 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 (as applicable), comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match.


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.

Req ID:  44776
Job Category:  Processing Operations

El Paso, TX, US, 79936

Nearest Major Market: El Paso

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