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Trainee Rigid Repair Technician

Date: 26-Jul-2021

Location: Northampton, NTH, GB, NN6 9AA

Company: Steris Corporation

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 Trainee technician is responsible for learning and practicing repairs on Rigid endoscopes. The Technician will become familiar with various types of Rigid scopes and learn how to best maintain and repair them.
All repairs completed to the highest quality standards and in a timely manner. 


  • Trained under the Supervision of experienced Technicians, following the Work Instructions issued by the company.
  • To follow the instruction of the mentor / Trainer to our Quality standard
  • Technicians will communicate with their Supervisor/Lab Manager if stock levels are low and require replenishing
  • Support senior management with customer site visits (presentations) and Marketing projects
  • Employees are expected to be a role models for their team members and always adhere to best practice and standards
  • Employees will ensure that all work areas/ benches are kept clean and tidy at all times
  • To undertake any other duties or tasks as reasonably required by management
  • Works collaboratively with fellow team members to complete repair orders in a timely manner and to the highest quality standards.
  • To ensure the effective communication between senior management and production teams.

Duties cont.

  • Abides by all company Health and Safety policies and procedures as defined. Must use personal protective equipment when required.
  • Responsible for the cleaning and maintenance of all factory or lab equipment and its safe use
  • Responsible for reporting any faults found with machinery and equipment
  • Disassembles malfunctioning medical devices or equipment, troubleshoots and uses standardized testing procedures; examines and tests mechanisms for defects.
  • Ensure Repair order output, order timeliness and quality standards are met at all times.
  • Performs repairs on basic Rigid scopes. (If needed)

Working conditions


  • Operating machinery
  • Factory environment
  • On occasion elevated noise emitted from machinery during use



STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.