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Job Title:  Associate Scientist I

Req ID:  28326
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

St. Louis, MO, US, 63133


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.


  • Carries out assigned projects, laboratory work, and data analysis under the direction of a supervisor
  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment
  • Works under supervision with direct instructions. 
  • Carries out routine and semi-routine tasks independently.
  • Understands and complies with accepted laboratory and safety procedures.
  • Demonstrates excellent laboratory technique

Education Requirements

Bachelor degree in Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, or Chemistry is preferred.

Technical Experience

  • Requires 0-5 years of related laboratory experience

Other Job Requirements

  • Travel up to 10%
  • Demonstrated experience working successfully in a team environment.
  • Maintains a level of technical knowledge consistent with current scientific literature and best practices.
  • Assure efficient laboratory operation through acquisition and inventory control of consumables lab supplies and chemicals.    
  • Complies with established protocols and within regulatory and laboratory requirements.
  • Understands and complies with accepted laboratory and safety procedures.
  • Independently operate various standard instruments and perform basic maintenance according to established methods.

Other Job Requirements (cont)

  • Demonstrates good writing skills for the following:
    • SOPs and their revisions
    • Test plans/protocols
    •  Laboratory reports
  • OOS reports
    • Maintains a laboratory notebook and documents laboratory data accurately and timely
    • Demonstrates oral communication skills:
  • Reporting of laboratory results to supervisor are accurate
  • Give presentations to group
  • Perform all work in a safe and environmentally conscious manner


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:  28326
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

St. Louis, MO, US, 63133

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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