Job Title:  Technician Maintenance

Req ID:  37552
Job Category:  Maintenance

South Plainfield, NJ, US, 07080


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.

$3,000 sign and stay bonus

About us:

At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), We are One Team with One Goal.  Through a network of nearly 60 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to patient safety by providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 50 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.

This position works Thursday 12am-6am AND 6pm-6am, Friday 6pm-6am, and Saturday 6pm-6am and offers overtime potential based on business needs.  Pay starting at $31 per hour ($28 base + $3 differential) with opportunity to earn more based upon experience. 

What you will do with us:

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and troubleshooting on all plant equipment including high volume, validated processing equipment in a (Insert modality) sterilization environment.
  • Participate in installation of new equipment, and maintenance of the electrical system
  • Performs general maintenance tasks, including landscaping, painting and carpentry
  • Conduct scheduled safety/maintenance inspections, including completion of related documentation
  • Maintain a spare parts program
  • Respond to off-shift maintenance calls on a rotating on-call schedule

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

You will be a great fit if you can:

  • Pass a background check, drug screen, and annual physical evaluation
  • Demonstrate the ability to always follow safety rules
  • Demonstrate the desire to learn, be productive and contribute to the team
  • Show a minimum of 2 years related experience in positions demonstrating knowledge of maintenance systems
  • Successfully complete the company Operator training certification and pass the annual recertification test
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanics or electrical applications
  • Demonstrate an ability to read blueprints and schematics
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Demonstrate computer literacy and critical math skills
  • Lift up to 50 lbs. - due to the physical nature of the job, requiring strength and endurance

Reasons you'll love working here:

This is an opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people, who take true pride in their work. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding employees for their hard work. We do this by providing competitive base salary plus bonus (as applicable), comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match.


STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  37552
Job Category:  Maintenance

South Plainfield, NJ, US, 07080

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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