EO Analyst II

Steris Corporation Minneapolis, MN
Our Mission: 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.

Who we are: STERIS is a growing provider of infection prevention and other procedural products and services through our family of wholly owned subsidiaries.

Position Summary

Responsible for the activities related to EO operations including establishment of process parameters, program development, validations, cost reduction procedures, documentation and reporting as directed. Ensures effective communication with Customers, contract laboratories and AST associates.

Duties

* Consults with Customers and prospective Customers to establish process parameters for new products; develops new cycles for existing products to include applications for residue and cycle cost reduction; uses his/her thorough understanding of ANSI/AAMI methods to include ISO 11135 when representing the company or developing cycles or programs for Customers; uses his/her knowledge of medical device packaging and biological incubation procedural techniques when developing Customer programs and/or coordinating lab services.

* Represents the Customer and coordinates the many separate increments of Customer services so that a high degree of quality and efficiency is maintained in processing the Customer's products, paper, inquiries, etc.

* Removes barriers that prevent the Customer, the plant, and the center from reaching common objectives. Represents the company when dealing with contract lab services.

* Assists in the development and maintenance of Customer protocols and testing procedures for the center. If required, communicates changes to Customer specifications to both QA and production associates.

* Coordinates with microbiology and physical test laboratories, different departments within the Customer's company, other AST plants, consultants and others who require assistance so that the Customer and AST initiate product processing at the earliest possible date and maintain open communications.

* Communicates with the site management daily to encourage the positive implementation of sound instructions, exchange of ideas, review of activities and paperwork and to initiate corrective actions as required.

* Assists in programming and scheduling Customer loads through EO vessel 4 as prescribed by the Customer's specifications and AST Standard Operating Procedures.

* Coordinates with Customers to develop a schedule for the center's vessel and communicates this information to EO departmental associates.

* Maintains professional skills, knowledge and abilities by attending educational workshops, reviewing professional publications and participating in professional societies.

* Communicates in an effective manner by utilizing accepted business practices in a courteous and professional manner providing timely and accurate responses and service oriented offers of assistance.

* Exhibits a commitment to the AST shared values of Customer Satisfaction and Continuous Improvement through ensuring defect-free workmanship, assisting others to meet the Customer's needs, searching for efficient and effective ways to reduce waste, being active and accountable for Customer satisfaction, and satisfying the Customer's needs with a sense of urgency.

* Contributes in a team effort by performing according to the guidelines outlined in the STERIS Code of Business Conduct, the GMP, Lean principles and other directives; supports the directives and decisions of higher level management and performs other duties as assigned.

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Education Degree

* Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

* A minimum of three (3) years experience in EO operations, engineering, and/or cycle development medical device or pharmaceutical industry with a working knowledge in lab functions as they relate to EO product related procedures.

* Ability to effectively read, write and verbally communicate in English.

* Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.

* Requires computer literacy to include work processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities.

* Effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior experience.

* Above average organizing, analyzing and Level 4 math skills (advanced algebra and/or calculus and/or statistics) to determine organizational, Customer and regulatory problems and formulate corrective action plans; attention to detail.

* Ability to adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.

* Ability to influence people in the opinions, attitude or judgements; to generalize, evaluate and make decisions in situations under stress.

* Work experience with a working knowledge of microbiology and/or chemistry preferred.

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STERIS plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 14,000 employees worldwide. We are dedicated to providing our Customers with innovative infection prevention, decontamination, and health science technologies, products and services.

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.

We assure you that your opportunity for employment depends solely on your qualifications. Those applicants requiring reasonable accommodation(s) to complete this application and/or during the interview process should notify a representative of the Human Resources department at 440-392-7047.