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Job Title:  Quality Technician

Req ID:  34698
Job Category:  Quality

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

The Quality Technician is responsible for assisting in administration of the quality management system at a site to assure adherence to ISO 9001, ISO 13485, FDA 21 CFR Part 820/211, EU GMPs, ISO 17025, ISO 11137 and/or ISO 11135 and other applicable regulatory standards. The Quality Technician supports production and quality operations by assisting in performing and documenting problem solving investigations, conducting pre-reviews of Customer product and run set-up and final acceptance/run release through review of run records/device history records. 

Quality Technicians assist in identifying, documenting and investigating non-conformances, Customer complaints, CAPAs and internal/external audit findings.  They work with operations and quality team members to perform and document problem-solving investigations and continuous improvement initiatives.  In addition, to performing run releases, Quality Technicians may execute review of calibration and operating logs.

Working Hours/Days: This position is site based and the working days will be from Tuesday to Saturday.



  1. Conducts pre-review on incoming product to confirm compliance to the Customer’s processing specifications, verifies calculations, correct dose range, approved product codes, dosimeter placements and special instructions. 
  2. In Lab facilities, review and release laboratory reports, ensuring tests comply with requirements and Customer requests. 
  3. Assists in Quality investigations, associated problem-solving activities and continuous improvement initiatives. 
  4. Identifies, documents and investigates non-conformances to establish sustainable corrective actions.  Supports investigations into Customer complaints and internal/external audit observations. 

Duties - cont'd

  1. Assist in the development (and revisions to) quality system policies and procedures.
  2. Executes review of operating logs (i.e. spectrophotometer, pre-conditioning, aeration), preventive maintenance schedules, maintenance work orders, and site calibration activities to ensure timely and accurate recordkeeping.  Responsible to escalate matters of non-compliance to site Quality Lead/Manager.   
  3. Overall responsibilities include commitment to ensure external and internal requirements are met according to documented policies, procedures, standards and regulations. 
  4. Complete other duties as assigned.

Education Degree

Associate's Degree

Required Experience

4+ years relevant technical/scientific experience with a high school diploma in lieu of an Associate Degree will be accepted.

Describe specific skills and/or business competencies:

1.           Ability to work in a fast-paced, regulated environment with strict deadlines

2.           Mathematical skills including ratios, proportions, basic algebra

3.           Ability to generate detailed, high quality documentation. 

4.           Ability to work with others in analysing and solving technical problems.

5.           Teamwork: Collaborates with others. Works in a professional manner to support team actions. 

6.           Effectively manages work tasks.  Is detail oriented and strives for continuous improvement.

7.           Above average organizational skills

8.           PC experience and working familiarity of common desktop applications including Excel and Word.


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:  34698
Job Category:  Quality

Tullamore, OY, IE, Tullamore

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