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Job Title:  Associate Scientist

Req ID:  19137
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific
Country/Region:  US
State:  MO
City:  St. Louis
Zip:  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
Duties - cont'd
  • Assists in writing test plans and reports.
  • Implements defined approaches and develops simple formulations.
  • Modifies existing formulations to improve performance.
  • Performs analyses to support formulation development.
  • Resolves issues using problem solving techniques to support formulation development.
  • Individual contributor as part of a larger R&D organization.
  • Serves on R&D Subteams.
  • Assists with design transfer and scale-up activities.
  • Conducts evaluations using well defined procedures.
  • Operates and maintains laboratory equipment.
  • Complies with established protocols and within regulatory and laboratory requirements.
  • Maintains a laboratory notebook and documents laboratory data accurately.
  • Retrieves defined information from scientific literature and maintains a level of technical knowledge consistent with current scientific literature and best practices.
  • Assures efficient laboratory operation through acquisition and inventory control of lab supplies and chemicals.
Education Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry
  • Associate's Degree
Required Experience

0-5 years of related laboratory experience


STERIS is a $3B, 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.

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.

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