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Job Title:  Validation Technician

Req ID:  18550
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services
Country/Region:  US
State:  IL
City:  Libertyville
Zip:  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

Performs validations, qualifications, calibrations and verifications.  This includes qualification of Customer products, validation of the sterilization process and calibration of laboratory instrumentation.  Generates accurate records including protocols and reports evidencing completion of these activities.


1. Contributes to the accurate and safe processing capability of the company by coordinating, scheduling and executing all Customer validations and dose mapping; calibrates and maintains proper function of data collection devices used in validations and qualifications.

2.Ensures sterilization processes are maintained in a validated state by executing revalidations following changes as well as performing periodic verifications.

3. Investigates unexpected test results and propose solutions to process deviations and Customer complaints. Supports updates to procedures related to their responsibilities.

4. Assists plant management in training operations employees in performing proce3ss procedures. May provide guidance to Operators and Material Handlers. May assist operations as required to ensure timely move of product.

5. Strives for continuous improvement by analyzing new or alternative ways to improve operations; incorporates staff recommendations into analysis; responds to audit activities in a constructive manner and uses findings to improve operations.

6. Issues monitoring devices in hazard areas as required by safety rules and laws.

High School Diploma required Vocational/Technical certification preferred
    Required Experience
    1. A minimum of one (1) year of experience in sterilization or related industry.
    2. Ability to effectively write and verbally communicate in English.
    3. Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
    4. Effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior management experience.
    5. Requires ability to navigate through defined computer screens.
    6. Above average organizing and analyzing skills and Level 2 math skills (four basic arithmetic functions in all units of measurement, decimals ratios, rates, percentages) to determine organizational, Customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans; attention to detail.
    7. Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.
    8. Normal hearing range sufficient to hear alarms, bells, horns, etc.


    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.

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