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Job Title:  Driver and Production Operator

Req ID:  17095
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  MN
City:  Minneapolis
Zip:  55433

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.


Join our team to work weekend shift, driving a company box truck locally  four (4)  10 hours days including Saturday and Sunday (flexible on the other 2 days) 8:00 am to 6:30 pm

Small company feel in a Minnesota plant of an international corporation, with excellent benefits : Medical, Dental, 401(k), generous PTO

Position Summary

Join a company where the work you do makes a difference!  We are One Team with One Goal.  At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), it’s our philosophy and our way of doing business.  Through a network of over 50 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 40 years.  Our irradiation and gas sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.
If you are looking to join a collaborative and innovative team in an essential industry, apply for our Driver and Production Operator position today! 

This position works Saturday and Sunday day shift and offers overtime potential based on business needs.  


What you will do with us:

  1. Operate a company box truck locally, between Customer sites and the local processing plant.
  2. Protect Customer product by assuring proper processing and handling according to operating procedures; monitor process cycles and control systems to ensure operation within Customer, quality, regulatory and internal company specifications; review and completes all appropriate processing documentation.
  3. Operate processing vessels.
  4. Monitor processing operation and associated equipment as scheduled; conducs minor equipment repairs and refer major repairs to shift supervision or  Maintenance personnel.
  5. Make scheduling adjustments as required.
  6. Maintain a safe and clean working environment by monitoring environmental control systems and inspecting equipment for unsafe conditions and reporting to supervision as required; generate maintenance work orders for repairs; respond to process and equipment alarm conditions and acting within operational and safety guidelines; conduct area housekeeping on a daily basis.
  7. Maintain flow of product by loading/unloading product into vessels; may load product onto pallets; stage processed product in shipping storage area.


How you will learn your role:

  • Review work instructions along with vital policies and procedures
  • Take part in on-the-job training, overseen by your Hiring Manager
  • Demonstrate ability to meet the requirements of the job

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Ability to work a weekend shift of four (4) 10 hour days to include Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am to 6:30 pm (flexible on the other 2 days)
  • Must be able to pass a drug and backgound screen.
  • Must successfully pass company Operator training program.
  • Must be able to be certified to operate manual and motorized material handling equiment, including but not limitied to: forklifts, pallet jacks, elevators, conveyors, etc and processing vessels.
  • Previous Material Handler experience preferred, plus completion of certification
  • Requires ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate in English.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Requires ability to navigate through defined computer screens.
  • Above average organizing and analysing skills and Level 2 math skills (four basic arithmetic functions in all units of measurement, decimals, rations, rate, percentages) to dettermine organizatoinal, Customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans; attention to detail.
  • Able to adapt to changing duties and responsibilties.
  • Basic understanding of sterilization principles and need for extreme caution handling product.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull 50 pounds.


STERIS is a $2B+, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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