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Job Title:  Quality Assurance Technician I

Req ID:  24818
Job Category:  Quality

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.

Position Summary

The Laboratory Quality Assurance Technician I position is applicable to contract laboratory, manufacturing (if applicable) and steam processing (if applicable). The

position is responsible for day to day execution of the quality system including but not limited to record review and verification including laboratory reports and

manufacturing and sterilization processing run records as applicable, maintenance of quality documents related to calibration, validation,

software, log sheets, and training records as applicable. The Laboratory Quality Assurance Technician I participates in continuous improvement projects


  1. Reviews and approves
    1. Laboratory reports ( review and approval )
    2. Sterile load documentation ( review and approval )
    3. Manufacturing lot documentation
    4. Media lot documentation
    5. Labels
    6. Logbooks
    7. Calibration Lists

2. Executes Incoming Inspection 

3. Maintains training records for facility staff 

4. Supports departmental activities such as QA event investigation, Change Control, Training, and resolution of audit findings 

Associates Degree

    Required Experience

    1. Minimum 1 year Microsoft Office experience
    2. Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate in English
    3. Above average organizing, analyzing and a minimum of Level 4 math (practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios, proportions, basic algebra) to determine organizational, Customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans
    4. Ability to work under guidelines and supervision
    5. Basic concepts of regulations and standards, including, but not limited to, U.S. FDA device QSR, GMP and CGTP regulations, ISO 13485 medical device standard, and ISO 17025 laboratory standard
    6. Willingness to demonstrate through daily activities a model of continuous quality system activity monitoring to ensure compliance to documented standardsI
    7. Attention to detail. Proficient in defect detection.

    Preferred Experience



    STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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:  24818
    Job Category:  Quality

    Libertyville, IL, US, 60048

    Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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