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Job Title:  Maintenance Supervisor

Req ID:  34526
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Galway, G, IE, Galway


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

This role is a position within the engineering team based at the STERIS Galway laboratory. The site provides testing and technical services to the medical device and pharma industries.


Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead the equipment maintenance team, focusing on test equipment reliability
  • Responsible for the installation and upkeep of laboratory test equipment and associated services
  • Undertake debug and fault-finding activities of mechanical and electrical equipment, instrumentation, and control systems
  • Lease with laboratory teams and equipment suppliers to identify new test equipment
  • Develop equipment maintenance, calibration, and operating instructions
  • Drive equipment improvement and modernisation projects


  • Heating, refrigeration, or similar control system experience
  • Ability to create and interpret technical drawings e.g., electrical / pneumatic diagrams, machine specs
  • Electrical and mechanical fault finding
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Ability to lead a team

Required Experience

  • Minimum 3rd level engineering degree or equivalent
  • Working in a regulated environment: minimum 5 years
  • CAD, Project Planning and laboratory experience an advantage


  • Permanent role, subject to a six month probation period
  • Monday to Friday, standard office hours
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Health insurance
  • Bonus scheme
  • Pension

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree


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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  34526
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Galway, G, IE, Galway

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