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Job Title:  Associate Quality Assurance Chemist

Req ID:  29209
Job Category:  Quality

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447


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

Perform testing/inspection of incoming, in-process and final components/materials/products per applicable standard operating procedures.  Ensure timely testing and release of incoming components/materials, in process production, and finished product to support Manufacturing Operations. 


  • Perform receiving inspections on all incoming raw materials, including testing, inspecting and releasing.
  • Perform pre-dispense testing on all solutions produced by the solutions division.
  • Perform final testing of concentrate and sterilants as needed.
  • Responsible for releasing final product utilizing SAP.
  • Operate instruments in the laboratory (Polorimeter, chlorodometer, digital burettes, pH meter and conductivity meter)
  • Perform audits of the lines while product is in progress.
  • Promote laboratory safety by understanding the importance of labeling solutions correctly.
  • Effectively communicate with peers, management and manufacturing personnel.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • A Bachelor Science degree in the science field with chemistry and math preferred  
  • Ability to operate and maintain scientific equipment. 
  • Cross trained in some shift duties. 
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, together with strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Must have the ability to follow all laboratory safety rules. 
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485, FDA Quality System Regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices, and Good Laboratory Practices is preferred.


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:  29209
Job Category:  Quality

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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