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Job Title:  Janitor

Req ID:  30416
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.

Position Summary

Provide general labor services to all departments on the premises.



  • Will perform all work including movement of materials, car and truck loading and unloading, clean up and all other unskilled work not otherwise set out in jobs listed in higher labor grades.
  • Must be able to perform the work associated with maintaining a clean, safe and attractive work environment. This includes aisle ways, stairways, lavatories, lunchroom and plant office floors. Waste containers must be emptied daily and returned to the designated areas.
  • Must be capable of using whatever cleaning equipment is provided for performing his/her duties in an efficient manner.
  • The Company reserves the right to initiate on the job training programs for employees in this classification in order to upgrade them for assignment to other classifications. If ability of employees in this classification is relatively equal, then seniority will be the governing factor for on the job training.
  • Is responsible for keeping equipment and surrounding area clean at all times.
  • Under the direction and monitoring of department supervisor is responsible for the training of a replacement Janitor/GSW.
  • Must maintain written and/or electronic records as required by management (i.e. cGMP and ISO procedures).
  • Must exercise extreme caution in order to not damage material or property while operating equipment and must at all times exercise extreme caution for the safety of other employees.
  • Is responsible for removing accumulated hazardous wastes from laboratory and other areas and for transporting such wastes to the hazardous waste storage area.
  • Is responsible for the application or placement of Certificates of Analysis on finished product(s) at the Distribution Center or designated area.
  • Performs other duties as directed by supervisor.

Duties - cont'd

  • May be a training position for upgrade to other job classifications.
  • Reliable, good communication skills, able to work with all levels of the organization. Able to work with minimal direct supervision. 
  • Performs necessary quality and inventory control data gathering and input in either written or electronic formats. 
  • Maintenance of personal hygiene.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Preferred Experience

Former Janitorial experience Preferred

Required Skills

  • May be expected to move, carry and lift approximately 100 pounds.  May be expected to climb heights of approximately 18 feet. Stand for long periods of time.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time.  Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, as required.
  • Ability to access all parts of all production equipment, including, but not limited to the following: confined spaces; ceiling mounted equipment; equipment in pits, machines that must be climbed, crawled under or otherwise entered with limited access.
  • Equipment may be used as needed to assist in these duties.
  • Including but not limited to, primemovers, hand trucks,  floor scrubber, tenant sweeper, buffer, furniture moving equipment, cardboard baler and trash compactor. 
  • Ability to read and comprehend written instructions, safety warning labels, and machine instruction manuals. Basic math, writing and data entry skills .


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:  30416
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

St. Louis, MO, US, 63133

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