Job Title:  CNC Machinist I - Night Shift

Req ID:  38205
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222


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

The CNC Machinist operates both manual and CNC equipment and performs set up of equipment under supervision for the efficient production of quality components. You will be responsible for the production of high-tolerance precision parts, the setup, run, debur, inspection, and delivery of parts and tools that meet engineering and Customer requirements. This is a night shift position; 6:00pm - 6:30am.

What We Offer You

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing:


  • Competitive salaries
  • Healthcare benefits 
  • Tuition assistance
  • Paid-time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Annual merit increases
  • Annual bonus
  • Air-conditioned work environment
  • Tools provided

Join us and help write your next chapter.


  • Basic ability to interpret technical prints.
  • Basic ability to read and interpret G&M codes
  • Setup, operate and adjust machining equipment for basic complexity part production with supervision.
  • Monitors quality of parts produced utilizing basic metrology devices to ensure Customer requirements are met.
  • Abides by all Company safety and health policies and procedures.
  • Must use personal protective equipment if required.
  • Aware of and conforms to company ISO goals and objectives and supports company ISO requirements.
  • Aware of and actively participates in company’s Lean philosophy of continuous improvement.
  • Ensures measuring devices used to check product quality are calibrated prior to use.
  • Maintains in-process product identification.

Education Degree

  • Vocational/Technical

Required Experience

•    3+ years CNC Machining experience acceptable in lieu of degree
•    Basic understanding of CNC G&M codes
•    Basic understanding of technical drawings 
•    Knowledge of MS office applications including Word, Excel
•    Troubleshooting — Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
•    Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
•    Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems
•    Good hand/eye coordination (manual dexterity) 
•    Strong attention to detail 
•    Ability to work independently and be a self-starter in a field-based environment
•    Displays positive attitude and confidence
•    Participating in a Team – Participates in a team to some level/degree, works mostly as an individual contributor
•    Driving Results - Is aware of his/her developing progress toward Personal Productivity 
•    Managing Work - Uses time effectively and allocates time to complete own work.  Stays Focused – prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with own work completion; follows up promptly on 
action items
•    Willing to work overtime and hours outside normal business hours as needed, based on Customer needs.
•    Communication - Communicates requests for information, appropriately to team leader. Is receptive to ideas or suggestions from others

Preferred Experience

  • CNC Machining operation
  • Data entry system experience
  • Reading and interpreting technical drawings


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:  38205
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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