Job Title:  CNC Machinist II - Night Shift

Req ID:  35198
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

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

At STERIS, the CNC Machine Operators produce machined parts under close supervision by operating computer numerical control (CNC) machines. The position requires employees to maintain quality and safety standards, accurate time and record keeping, and demonstrate cleanliness and organization. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. This is a night shift position.

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, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.

This a clean shop with air cooled environment. STERIS provides all necessary equipment. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


What You Will Do

•    Intermediate ability to interpret technical prints. 
•    Intermediate knowledge and use of CNC machine G&M Code and troubleshooting skills to identify and communicate program improvements to programmers.
•    Setup, operate and adjust machining equipment for basic and intermediate complexity part production without supervision.
•    Monitors quality of parts produced utilizing basic and advanced visual metrology devices to ensure Customer requirements are met and follows procedure for handling nonconforming parts.
•    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

What Will Help You Be Successful

  • 1 year Machining experience in addition to Vocational/Technical degree or 4 years CNC Machining in lieu of degree
  • Experience in a CNC I capacity.  
  • CNC set-up.
  • Intermediate knowledge of CNC G&M codes.  
  • Data entry system experience.  
  • Intermediate level of reading and interpreting technical drawings.  
  • Experience running multiple types of machines.  
  • Good hand/eye coordination (manual dexterity), basic organizational and troubleshooting/problem solving skills.  
  • Strong attention to detail.  
  • Ability to problem solve within area of responsibility.  
  • Displays positive attitude and confidence.  
  • Driving Results - Is aware of his/her developing progress toward Personal Productivity.  

Preferred Experience

  • 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.  
  • Communication - Communicates requests for information, appropriately to team leader. Is receptive to ideas or suggestions from others.  
  • Team Work – Winning Together - Is open to working in a team environment. Understand goals of the team. Has the ability to work only in his/her workstation.  Is open to learning.  Is regularly engaged in training, is interested in becoming proficient in new job role.  
  • Possess strong Customer service skills and be able to effectively communicate with Customers, peers, and management.  
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-starter in a field-based environment.  
  • Willingness to listen and learn, as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to sit and stand for an extended period.
  • Willing to work overtime and hours outside normal business hours as needed, based on Customer needs.
  • Participating in a Team – Participates in a team to some level/degree, works mostly as an individual contributor.  



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  35198
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Birmingham, AL, US, 35222

Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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