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Job Title:  Laboratory Assistant I

Req ID:  31166
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048


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.

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.  

This position works Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.  A $2,000 sign on bonus is also offered. 

What you will do

  1. Receives, sorts, and logs in samples for testing.
  2. Distributes samples to appropriate testing areas.
  3. 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.
    1. Performs data entry using Computer software.
    2. Logs in consumables.
    3. Performs record cleaning and keeping tasks.
  4. Interfaces with Customers and couriers professionally and courteously.
  5. Processes Biological Indicator sales to Customers, providing product pull and shipment.
  6. Packages environmental monitoring plates for shipment to Customers.
  7. Monitors inventory of supplies for Laboratory sales.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

You will be a great fit if you can

  • Pass a drug and background check

  • Demonstrate the desire to learn, be productive and contribute to the team 

  • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing 

  • Demonstrate a desire and ability to learn technical skills 

  • Demonstrate an ability to adapt to rapidly changing requirements and work in high pressure situations 

  • Be attentive to detail 

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 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:  31166
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Libertyville, IL, US, 60048

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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