Job Title:  Maintenance Technician

Req ID:  32369
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 Maintenance Technician 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:

Equipment Maintenance:

  • Perform and document daily checks on laboratory test equipment and associated utilities.
  • Conduct scheduled equipment preventative maintenance (primarily on environmental chambers).
  • Investigate breakdowns, debug, repair, and upgrade.
  • Record activities in the computerised equipment maintenance system.
  • Support installation and qualification of new equipment.
  • Coordinate external maintenance service providers.
  • Maintain critical spare parts inventory.
  • Identify improvement opportunities in current processes.



  • Working knowledge including debug and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment and instrumentation.
  • Refrigeration or similar control system experience an advantage.
  • Experience in a regulated industry such as med tech/pharma an advantage.
  • Hands-on experience with electrical, plumbing and pneumatics.
  • Competent using Microsoft Word, Excel.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

    Required Experience

    Preferred Experience


    • Minimum 2 years equipment repair or maintenance experience.
    • Electrician certification or technical 3rd level certificate or diploma.



    • Ability to interpret technical diagrams e.g., electrical or pneumatic diagrams.
    • Good problem-solving ability. Ability to work as part of a team.


    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:  32369
    Job Category:  Processing Operations

    Galway, G, IE, Galway

    Job Segment: Maintenance, Electrical, Medical Device, Laboratory, Technician, Manufacturing, Engineering, Healthcare, Science, Technology