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Job Title:  Validation Technician I

Req ID:  28742
Job Category:  Processing Operations

San Diego, CA, US, 92126

Description: 

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.

$2,000 Sign and Stay BONUS

Position Summary

Validation Technicians are responsible for the entire production validation process at their modalities. This includes Customer qualification of products and validation of the sterilization process in accordance with established procedures. They work closely with the Tech Team or the Customer to assure the protocols are executed with care and are documented properly. Generates accurate records including protocols and reports evidencing completion of these activities.

This position works Monday through Friday 7:00am-3:30pm. The hourly rate is $25/hr with a $2,000 sign on bonus. 

Duties

Operational Excellence (100%)

  • Maintains proper function of data collection devices used in validations and qualifications per procedure requirements.
  • Executes instrument calibrations per established procedures.
  • Executes Customer validations for routine production processing and those for dose audits or engineering studies.
  • Generates study documentation. Supports processing of Customer experimental samples including dose audits.
  • Executes product validations as scheduled.
  • Operates processing vessels, irradiators and/or electron beam equipment on Customer product as applicable.
  • Contributes in a team effort by performing in accordance to all STERIS policies, GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher-level management and performs other duties as assigned

Duties - cont'd

  • Ensures processes are maintained in a validated state by executing revalidations following changes as well as performing periodic verifications.
  • Investigates unexpected test results and proposes solutions to process deviations and Customer complaints.
  • Supports updates to procedures related to their responsibilities.
  • As required by modality generate protocol, analyze, format data and reports.
  • Contributes to safe and accurate processing by notifying Manager of any event, item or documentation that may have a concern in regard to regulatory or specification compliance, Customer product quality, or employee safety.
  • Assists in the performance and adherence to ISO requirements.
  • Strives for continuous improvement by analyzing new or alternative ways to improve operations; incorporates recommendations into analysis; responds to audit activities in a constructive manner and uses findings to improve operations where possible.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum of one (1) year of experience in sterilization or related industry or four years of experience in similar technical role.
  • Pass company Operator training program, preferred.

Preferred Experience

Skills

  • Ability to effectively write and verbally communicate
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior management experience.
  • Requires ability to navigate through defined computer screens.
  • 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.
  • Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.  
  • Demonstrate a strong work ethic, dependable and reliable.

 

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:  28742
Job Category:  Processing Operations

San Diego, CA, US, 92126


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