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Job Title:  Laboratory Technologist

Req ID:  31890
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Tullamore, OY, IE, Tullamore

Description: 

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

  • To actively pursue the site monthly on-time-delivery and right-first-time targets, influencing through action and by adhering to Customer lead times within the test area you are assigned to, which also includes assisting colleagues in achieving their own objectives.
  • To alert a member of the senior laboratory management team to any process, job related problems or discrepancies.
  • Where non-conformances or customer complaints occur; support the Laboratory Management Team in undertaking full investigations and providing articulate responses to issues via Trackwise, also taking ownership for associated corrective actions.
  • Take responsibility for the test areas in which you are assigned by recording and monitoring consumable stocks to ensure adequate stocks of supplies are maintained at all times. Additionally, ensure that warehouse and laboratory space is utilised to maximum efficiency.
  • Ensure all paperwork submitted for approval including test results, daily logs and equipment record books are accurately maintained for your respective test area, with all necessary activity documented.

Duties

  • Perform standard microbiological procedures and techniques, including, but not limited to use of aseptic technique, microbiological identifications, culture preparation, LAL endotoxin testing, bioburden testing, environmental monitoring, biological indicator testing, product inoculations and sterility testing.
  • Independently operate laboratory equipment and machinery, including, but not limited to autoclaves, balances, heating mantles, gas chromatographs, incubators, laminar air flows, cleanrooms, pH meters, filtration apparatus, temperature monitoring systems, pipettes, thermometers, kinetic and gel clot equipment and MALDI-ToF.
  • Perform in a variety of Laboratory testing areas; providing technical information to other departments and outside parties as required, assisting the microbiologists in research and method development as required.
  • Providing support to accomplishing new and different requests, projects and exploring opportunities to add value to the Laboratory; this includes providing support to ongoing continuous improvement efforts and Lean activities to enhance Laboratory service and reputation.
  • Support the training of new starters both Assistants and Technologists in learning the theory and how to perform the various tests and techniques undertaken within the Laboratory; for those test areas where you are deemed fully competent.

Duties - cont'd

  • To actively pursue the site monthly on-time-delivery and right-first-time targets, influencing through action and by adhering to Customer lead times within the test area you are assigned to, which also includes assisting colleagues in achieving their own objectives.
  • To alert a member of the senior laboratory management team to any process, job related problems or discrepancies.
  • Where non-conformances or customer complaints occur; support the Laboratory Management Team in undertaking full investigations and providing articulate responses to issues via Trackwise, also taking ownership for associated corrective actions.
  • Take responsibility for the test areas in which you are assigned by recording and monitoring consumable stocks to ensure adequate stocks of supplies are maintained at all times. Additionally, ensure that warehouse and laboratory space is utilised to maximum efficiency.
  • Ensure all paperwork submitted for approval including test results, daily logs and equipment record books are accurately maintained for your respective test area, with all necessary activity documented.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in a Science related discipline i.e., Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry.
  2. A minimum of 2 years’ previous work experience.
  3. Knowledge of General Microbiology techniques
  4. Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)
  5. Excellent written and oral communication skills
  6. Excellent interpersonal skills including cooperation and teamwork
  7. Meticulous attention to detail
  8. Analytical and problem-solving skills
  9. Organisational and time management 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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  31890
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Tullamore, OY, IE, Tullamore


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