Job Title:  Quality Engineer

Req ID:  40114
Job Category:  Quality

Bishop's Storford, ESS, GB, CM23 5GZ


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.


About you:

Do you want to spend your working time making a difference in the world around you? Are you motivated by impactful work? Do you have a passion for Ultrasonic and sonic irrigators and consumables? If so, then a career with STERIS in our Medisafe team could be a great fit for you.

About Us:

At STERIS we are a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention. Our mission is to help our customers create a healthier and safer world. Working at STERIS, you GROWLEARN and MAKE A DIFFERENCE.

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Engineer vacancy. This is an excellent opportunity to join us at professional level in a division that drives the business forwards through innovation.

What is involved

Participate on cross-functional new product development teams with focus on product/ service quality and Quality System compliance. 

Develop and implement statistically valid sampling plans, designed experiments, capability studies, SPC and trend analysis. 

Initiate and/or participate in process and product corrective actions and problem-solving activities. 

Update/establish documented work instructions as needed. 

Review collected data to perform statistical analysis and recommend process/product changes to improve quality.

Monitor and report on performance metrics. 

Instruct other STERIS employees in quality principles, effective corrective actions, and valid statistical techniques. 

Collaborate with other departments and facilities within the company on quality related issues. 

Maintain product integrity and quality through support of evaluation and disposition of nonconforming materials. 

Perform quality system audits and provide guidance on corrective actions.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical field

1-5 years of combined Manufacturing/Quality Engineering and/or Quality Systems experience.

1-5 years of experience with medical device or other regulated industries preferred.

1-5 years of experience working in an ISO certified environment required.

ASQ, QSR or familiarity with QSR/GMP regulations preferred.


Excellent problem-solving skills

Focus on identification of potential issues and continuous improvement.

Experience working on cross-functional teams and on own initiative.

Demonstrated excellent organizational, oral and written communications skills.

Must have PC experience, as well as working familiarity of desktop applications including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Experience with statistical analysis software and Visio preferred


STERIS plc provides employment and advancement opportunities without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation or any other legally protected characteristic as defined by UK employment law. The Company bases all employment decisions on merit, qualifications, skills, and abilities with the intention that the best candidate is selected for each position.


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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  40114
Job Category:  Quality

Bishop's Storford, ESS, GB, CM23 5GZ

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