Graduate Programme

Posted 04 October 2023
LocationCounty Offaly
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineeringQuality & Laboratory
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

What you need to know?

Matrix Recruitment is working in collaboration with STERIS Advanced Sterilization Technologies who have an opportunity at their Tullamore site, they are keen to hear from Graduates wishing to join a leading global sterilisation group.

STERIS are seeking ambitious, forward thinking, high achievers seeking continued growth and progression. If you are looking for a challenging career and the opportunity to work on interesting projects with the one of most successful sterilisation organisations, then a career as a graduate in Steris can help you achieve your ambition.


STERIS is a trusted partner in contamination control. For over 100 years, STERIS has been a global leader and expert in the industries of sterilization, cleaning and infection control.

Today, STERIS continues to build on this heritage by providing the products and resources you need throughout every step of your process. From innovation to results, they provide a comprehensive portfolio of products and services is designed to meet clients’ needs.

STERIS AST has sites located worldwide and 16,000 staff across 100 countries, you can count on STERIS. This is a unique opportunity to become a part of this global operation.

Training with Steris

Experience is the best teacher, which is why at Steris, you are given real responsibility from the start. Combined with formal training, you will work with passionate, talented people who will provide invaluable training on the job plus:

  • Dedicated mentors

  • First class coaching

  • Direct access to senior leaders

  • Opportunities to undertake assignments, secondments and innovative project work across the business

Your skills and experiences can be uniquely tailored to the multitude of career opportunities within Steris. We recognise the importance of continuous development.

The Graduate Leadership Programme is for college/university graduates and designed to develop future leaders at STERIS. As part of this Programme, the graduates will have a direct reporting line into a member of the STERIS Leadership team will carry out a variety of projects both within their field of qualification and other areas, as defined by their sponsor (Line Manager).

The STERIS Graduate Leadership Programme follows a two-year structured development programme. Graduates enter the scheme on a fixed term basis. Successful completion of the programme may result in a permanent contract at STERIS. Successful completion will be determined by the associate’s positive impacts on areas such as but not limited to project work, teamwork, individual contributions and other areas recognised by their Line Manager.

The successful candidate will be based at their Tullamore facilities.

Your New Job

  • This is a dual role with 50% across all areas of HR and Continuous Improvement departments.

    • HR Duties :

      Responsible for completing HR projects for the AST EMEA & APAC team as assigned over the course of the two-year Graduate Leadership Programme

    • Continuous Improvement Duties: Responsible for completing Continuous Improvementprojects as assigned over the course of the two-year programme.

What are we looking for?

  • Essential is a relevant third level masters or honours degree in Business/Engineering or Science

  • Previous internship or work placement experience

  • You must have a passion for analytics, data analysis, and problem solving

  • Active listener & strong presentation skills

  • You must be inquisitive, innovative, and flexible

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Good inter-personal skills

  • Excellent time management

  • Ability to deal with challenges systematically

  • Good forward thinking and planning ability

What can Steris offer you?

You'll gain access to a global network that celebrates new ways of thinking and an environment where all voices are heard, and everyone has an opportunity to succeed.

  • Excellent Graduate Training Programme

  • Structured career pathways

  • Sports and social events throughout the year

  • An international secondment programme for those who wish to explore overseas opportunities

  • Wellness programme

  • Recognition awards for going above and beyond

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Early finish on a Friday

  • Udemy the comprehensive on-line training platform, with access to training in 1000’s of topics of your choice


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