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Job Title:  Facilities Technician

Req ID:  25172
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Tullamore, OY, IE, R35X865


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

Responsible for the maintenance & calibration of plant utilities, process equipment and associated documentation.


Functional Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for investigating process/utilities problems to determine cause and instigate repair.
  • Troubleshooting equipment and working with control system and PLC’s.
  • Maintains, implements and develops where possible a comprehensive maintenance programme with the objective of minimising plant downtime and optimising performance.
  • Schedules and completes calibration checks on process and test equipment using certified reference standards and maintains sufficiently comprehensive documentation of same.
  • Ensures critical equipment spares are in stock or are at least readily available and maintains a current listing of electrical, mechanical and instrument spares available.
  • Identifies, recommends and implements with approval, economic electrical, mechanical, instrument and controls related projects which lead to improved process performance.
  • Is regularly available on standby to respond to various call outs in relation to utility and process alarms and problems.
  • Responsible for security and control of facilities instruments, equipment and tools.
  • All other duties as deemed appropriate by line manager.

Duties - cont'd

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Interacts with all STERIS employees in a constructive manner.
  • As required, performs the duties of process operators, including shift work if necessary.
  • Performs all tasks with due recognition of Safety, Environmental, Quality/GMP and Company procedures.
  • Has specific and general responsibilities in respect of the Quality System.
  • Maintains accurate and sufficiently detailed records of all maintenance/calibration activities performed.
  • Upholds relevant quality standards as set out in Facilities Procedures and other controlled documentation.
  • Notifies Supervisor of any problem arising in particular any safety critical or out of calibration events.
  • Attends training sessions relevant to the function and proactive to learning.
  • Demonstates flexibility and adaptability.
  • Has authority to delay or abort cycles in specific circumstances such as an emergency situation.

Education Degree

Associate's Degree

Required Experience

5-8 years facilities experience in an appropriate industry. Hands-on maintenance experience of general plant utilities. Knowledge of steam systems, pipe fitting, mig and fig welding desirable. Knowledge of materials handling equipment is an advantage. Must be responsive to staff requests for assistance and work well with the team. Competent in use of Excel, Word and Outlook.


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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  25172
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Tullamore, OY, IE, R35X865

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