Job Title:  Manufacturing Production Assistant I

Req ID:  43297
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Whippany, NJ, US, 07981


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.

$2,000 sign and stay bonus

About us:

At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), We are One Team with One Goal.  Through a network of nearly 60 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to patient safety by providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 50 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.

This position works Monday through Friday 7am - 3:30pm and offers overtime potential based on business needs.

What you will do with us:

  • Assists in the processing of Customer product within GMP's, regulations and Customer requirements; monitors and responds to customer inquiries regarding status.
    • Reviews the receipt documentation of incoming product; obtains product case dimensions, weight, densities, and prepares loading diagrams; prepares and disseminates processing documentation; prepares load packets; maintains cycle development documentation; monitors processing run files and Customer specification records; controls product samples, BI's, residual samples and lot samples including receipt, verification and shipment.
    • Verifies and documents production processing data and ensures accuracy and timeliness of results.
  • Performs production activities.
    • Generates runs, [may provide certificate of processing generation, document transmittal, document non-conforming product disposition] and distributes documents.
    • Performs post run temperature/RH sensor verifications.
    • May perform post process file close out activities, including data and calculation of processing time.
  • Conducts freight traces and physical inventories; reconciles product damage reports, and/or paperwork discrepancies with Customer.
  • Develops and revises product loading and palletization specifications.
  • Contributes in a team effort by performing in accordance to all STERIS policies, GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher-level management and performs other duties as assigned.

How you will learn your role:

  • Review work instructions along with vital policies and procedures
  • Take part in on-the-job training, overseen by your Hiring Manager
  • Demonstrate ability to meet the requirements of the job

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

You will be a great fit if you can:

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Be a collaborative team player
  • Be attentive to detail
  • Demonstrate good organization and prioritization skills.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in an office, production or Customer service environment.

Reasons you'll love working here:

This is an opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people, who take true pride in their work. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding employees for their hard work. We do this by providing competitive base salary plus bonus (as applicable), comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match.


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.

If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

Req ID:  43297
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Whippany, NJ, US, 07981

Nearest Major Market: New Jersey

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