Job Title:  Instrument Repair Technician

Req ID:  39605
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Wilmington, DE, US, 19805


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

Services, restores and repairs surgical devices/instruments and equipment to specifications.


Services, restores and repairs surgical devices/instruments and equipment to specifications. Identifies problems within the job role and uses standardized testing procedures; examines and tests mechanisms for defects. Replaces or repairs defective parts. Requests parts from stock room. Reassembles surgical devices or equipment and tests assembly for conformance to specifications. Meets fundamental troubleshooting in role. Adheres to Standard Work Instructions (SWI). Aware of and conforms to Company ISO goals and objectives and supports ISO requirements. Completes workplace organization audits per site requirements. Abides by all Company safety, health policies, and procedures. Uses personal protective equipment, as required. Completes Safety observations per site requirements.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED in General Studies

Required Experience

  1. 1 year work experience preferred.
  2. Individuals with experience working as a Craftsman/Woman in detailed repair work such as metal/jewelry or polishing, watch making/repairs often have transferrable skills to this position

Preferred Experience

  1. Mechanical aptitude required. 
  2. Demonstrated attention to detail. 
  3. Good hand/eye coordination (manual dexterity). 
  4. Basic organizational and troubleshooting / problem solving skills. 
  5. Ability to effectively communicate with peers and management. 
  6. Ability to work independently


Duties - cont'd


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:  39605
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Wilmington, DE, US, 19805

Nearest Major Market: Wilmington
Nearest Secondary Market: Philadelphia

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