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Title:  Senior Formulation Scientist

Req ID:  9266
Category:  Research & Development/Scientific
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Postal Code:  63133

Our Mission:   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.                                                                                      

Who we are:  STERIS is a growing provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services through our family of wholly owned subsidiaries.



·         Responsible for the formulation, evaluation and implementation of new products based on differentiated technologies.

·         Responsible for providing leadership and direction to project teams.

·         Maintains knowledge in formulation while mentoring/coaching younger scientists.

·         Responsible for intellectual property protection by writing patent disclosures.

Required Experience

·         Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related scientific discipline is required. Advanced degree in applicable area is a plus.

·         Requires 8 + years of related experience in formulation. 

·          Lead experience in an R&D team preferred.

Other Job Responsibilities

·         Travel up to 10% (including international).

·         Complies with established procedures and within regulatory and laboratory requirements.

·         Perform all work in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

·         Demonstrates excellent oral communication skills: Gives presentations within and outside STERIS Corporation.


·         Excellent formulation and ingredient knowledge.

·         Exceptional technical leader.

·         Strong communication and problem solving skills.

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft Project and PowerPoint.

·         Demonstrated ability to learn and work independently.



·         Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related scientific discipline is required.

·         Advanced degree in an applicable area is a plus.

Working Conditions

Laboratory with exposure to chemicals

Manufacturing operations center

Typical Office Setting


STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 14,000 employees worldwide.  We are dedicated to providing our Customers with innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services.

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. 

We assure you that your opportunity for employment depends solely on your qualifications. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation(s) to complete this application and/or during the interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department at 440-392-7047.

Req ID:  9266
Category:  Research & Development/Scientific
City:  St. Louis
State:  MO
Postal Code:  63133

Nearest Major Market: St Louis

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