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Production Associate - Sterilization

Company: Medline
Location: Redmond
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Come join our team at Medline ReNewal in Redmond, Oregon! Our custom-designed production facility is a great place to work and offers employee-friendly perks and benefits. To learn more about us, check out this video on YouTube!

We are now hiring for a Sterilization Technician! A Sterilization Technician is responsible for sterilizing devices that have been reprocessed on-site in the Redmond, Oregon facility. All work performed must comply with Medline ReNewal's standard operating procedures (SOP's) as well as FDA guidelines to ensure patient safety. Sterilization Technicians must ensure that work performed is completed exactly to standards as a single error can cost up to $40,000 to the company. A Sterilization Technician demonstrates that perfection is possible.

Job Duties

Count devices and weigh baskets of devices to match to order records (PCR's) several times per batch; when preparing a batch of devices to be processed and when completed and prepared for shipping.

Compare all data to ensure that items being processed are an exact match to computer and paper records; use data on computer and paper records to obtain information about devices to be able to identify appropriate next steps in sterilization process.

Place batches of devices in pre-conditioning machines for specified duration to prepare for sterilization.

Move batches of devices into sterilizers for specified duration at settings designated by the order records (PCR's).

Remove and place items into aeration area for specified duration to clear devices of Ethylene Oxide; when complete, weigh canister and ensure that counts of devices/batches against paper and computer work orders are exact matches to finalize the process.

Deliver items to shipping department for further handling.

While items are in pre-conditioner, sterilizer or aeration, there are blocks of time that employees in this position are required to support other department in their tasks.

Other duties may be assigned.

Qualifications :

Education and Experience:

High School Diploma or GED required

Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently

Prior work experience in a production or manufacturing environment preferred

Experience in using computers to locate information and print reports required

Mental, Emotional, Physical demands

Stand for 8 hour shift with appropriate meal and rest breaks

Lift, push, pull, or insert batches of devices into machines (varying levels of shelving): up to 95 lbs up to 15 times a day

Lift, push, pull, or insert batches of devices into machines (varying levels of shelving): averaging 65 lbs up to 50 times a day

Technical knowledge to troubleshoot machines to repair, adjust, and keep in good working condition

Focus and detail oriented to be able to identify discrepancies and repair them

Math skills to calculate time duration and track timing of different processes which occur concurrently


All duties and requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by an employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor(s)/manager(s).

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.


Job Industries
  • Warehouse & Production

Keywords: Medline, Bend , Production Associate - Sterilization, Professions , Redmond, Oregon

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