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Job Title:  Technical Support Specialist

Req ID:  13905
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services
Country:  US
State:  CA
City:  Point Richmond
Zip:  94801

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

We are currently looking for an Technical Support Specialist, to join the team at our Point Richmond office! The Technical Support Specialist provides consulting and troubleshooting services to STERIS Field Service Representatives and Customers regarding escalated complex, high level technical service issues via Technical Support Department phone, computer, and hardware systems. They resolve internal and external customer technical support issues on all STERIS Operating Room Integration (ORI) products and complete all necessary steps to ensure correct information is provided and technical issues are resolved. 

Essential Functions

  • Provide high level technical support and expertise on all brands and models of STERIS Operating Room Integration (ORI) products, past and present to internal and external customers, including but not limited to Customers, sales, service and operational support employees via phone, computer or hardware systems.
  • Troubleshoot STERIS products, document all critical failures in real time, independently develop solutions and initiate corrective action for high level issues while working directly working with field technicians, sales associates and/or customers to prevent future issues.
  • Collect and assess engineering data to determine opportunities for all STERIS product and process improvement.
  • Discover, evaluate, create and initiate service communications to inform service force of product changes, parts substitutions, and maintenance modifications.
  • Maintain product knowledge. technical support reference material and assist with review, recommend changes to maintenance manuals, engineering drawings, and other service support reference guides & documentation for all current and non-current STERIS Operating Room Integration (ORI) products.
  • Provide periodic assigned on-call, after hour’s technical support to internal and external customers as needed.
  • Contribute in validation qualification and serviceability review of new and old STERIS Operating Room Integration (ORI) products.
  • Develop and conducts periodic product specific and technical skill training to technicians and Customers in a classroom environment. Participate in regular product and computer skills updates and new product release training to maintain and enhance technical support skills.
  • Travel to customer sites when required to assist in field activity (less than 5% of the time).

Skills & Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in IT, Engineering or related field required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Must have at least three (3) years related field experience servicing and repairing IT, AV and computer type equipment or related equipment (mechanical, electronic, electromechanical, etc.). Technical call center experience a plus.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in IT, AV, mechanical, electrical and computer troubleshooting gained from multiple years’ experience.
  • Knowledge of engineering drawing, drafting work, wiring schematic practices preferred.
  • Knowledge of STERIS Operating Room Integration (ORI) product lines, past and present. Ability to effectively resolve and communicate technical issues via telephone.
  • Must be available periodically outside of normal working hours.
  • Demonstrated excellent organization, oral and written communications skills. Excellent punctuality and attendance.
  • Knowledge of Windows/Linux programing preferred.
  • Demonstrated computer knowledge to include word processing, spreadsheets and e-mail computer skills. 



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.

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