Job Title:  Process Operator

Req ID:  40841
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Tullamore, OY, IE, Tullamore


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


Performs the day-to-day materials movement and process monitoring duties associated with the steriliser system across the EO process.


  1. Receives customer batches for processing, performs quantity and quality verification checks on the batches and completes associated receipt records.
  2. Appropriately labels all pallets of customer product denoting the disposition of same as it moves through the process.
  3. Makes up BI controls and places on to customer product loads as per specifications.
  4. Secures loads in preparation for processing, transport loads safely throughout process.
  5. Initiates pre-programmed steriliser cycles, having verified their correctness. Ensures monitoring equipment, e.g. chart recorders and printers are always on-line and containing sufficient feed-paper prior to commencing a cycle.

Duties - cont'd

  1. Carries out half hourly line checks to verify conformance to specification and checks process alarms.
  2. Documents all stages of process as per company SOPs and other procedures.
  3. Retrieves BI controls and any samples from the load post-processing. Verifies correct number of BIs retrieved as was placed.  Stores BI correctly awaiting laboratory testing.
  4. As required performs routine preventative maintenance, cleaning, calibration and assists with validations on the process and associated equipment.

Education Degree

Required Experience

Previous work experience, ideally in either a warehouse environment or a GMP manufacturing situation.  Reasonable aptitude and intelligence along with excellent personal health. Leaving Certificate level education. Responsible attitude and ability to get on with others required. Basic awareness of computer technology and mechanical aptitude desirable.


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.  

Req ID:  40841
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Tullamore, OY, IE, Tullamore

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