Job Title:  Technical Trainer I

Req ID:  42121
Job Category:  Training & Development

Stittsville, ON, CA, K2S 1B4


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

At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies, we are one team with one goal: to put our CUSTOMERS FIRST - ALWAYS.  We support medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturing through a global offering of contract sterilization and laboratory testing services, and integrated equipment and control systems.  We understand our role in ensuring the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and even ourselves.


The Technical Trainer I contributes to the development and conduct of trainings that support and drive employee technical competence in laboratory testing, sterilization processing, and regulatory compliance, at all levels of the organization, aligned to the overall AST technical training strategy.

What you will do:

  • Within the assigned service technology, the Technical Trainer I will apply adult instruction techniques and knowledge of all or some of the following: laboratory testing, sterilization processing, regulatory compliance, electrical/electronics, mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, software/control systems, diagnostic tools, hand tools, preventive maintenance, and process monitoring equipment; to teach, mentor, coach and/or monitor students attending courses using various learning methods and equipment.
  • Performs virtual or in-person classroom duties as required to train employees according to assigned curriculums, and individualized courses, as necessary. These duties include, but are not limited to, classroom lecture, group discussions/role plays, videos, hands-on activities, testing and evaluation.
  • Builds experience in assessing training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers and Technical Training team
  • Performs training lab/practicum duties as required to train students according to assigned curriculums. These duties include, but are not limited to, performance/demonstration of hands-on tasks, lab monitoring, testing, and evaluation.
  • Evaluates students enrolled in classes with the Technical Training department. Evaluation may include written tests, lab practical exercises, one on one encounters, and discussions of course materials. Communicates his/her evaluation to appropriate parties (per company policy) when required to do so. Provides counsel to students and recommends remediation to students on an as-needed basis.
  • Actively collaborates with Technical Training department on the development and organization of creative learning solutions, lesson plans, and training course materials such as handouts and visual materials.


You will be a great fit if you can:

  • Associate's Degree
  • 2 years conducting training in industrial, vocational, or technical area preferred
  • Approved Instructor Training Program Certification preferred.
  • 2 years conducting training on maintenance and repair of electrical, mechanical or electronic equipment highly desired.
  • Apply adult instruction techniques to teach and evaluate employees in a variety of methods and settings.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate in English; bi-lingual preferred.
  • Demonstrated highly effective interpersonal and communication 4. Above average organizing and task management skills; attention to detail.
  • Incorporate creativity and variety in the conduct of training and program or material revisions.
  • Aptitude for adapting to change and thinking outside the box, innovative thinker.
  • Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.


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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  STERIS is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to ‎maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal ‎opportunity. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process ‎and applicants with a disability may request to be accommodated throughout the ‎recruitment process.‎ We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility ‎needs.

Req ID:  42121
Job Category:  Training & Development

Stittsville, ON, CA, K2S 1B4

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