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Maintenance Engineer - IMS

Date: 26-Nov-2020

Location: Chessington, SRY, GB, KT9 2NY

Company: Steris Corporation

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 Instrument Management Services (IMS) we are the trusted experts in surgical instrument sterilisation, offering reliable instrument maintenance solutions, ensuring our Customers’ reusable inventory can and is used reliably time and time again. Our teams ensure that we consistently provide the best quality services and products to our customers.


This role will involve working in a fast-paced environment, where quality and precision is vital. To provide a high-quality maintenance service to support the cleaning and inspection, assembly and packing of sterile equipment to hospital and community settings.

  • To ensure that all plant and machines are maintained and repaired to enable the provision of the service. 
  • To oversee the work of all contract and service engineers.
  • To perform the weekly tests as required to maintain sterilisers/washers in accordance with CfPP.
  • To inform the National Maintenance Manager of any changes in machine cycle profile and any resulting maintenance.
  • To ensure all machinery is serviced before the commencement of quarterly and annual validation.
  • To facilitate the scheduling of yearly validation of plant equipment.
  • To ensure that all machinery and equipment meet the requirements of the Medical Devices Directive. 
  • To maintain all validation/calibration certification required for MDD registration.
  • To maintain spare parts and tools store and advise the National Maintenance Manager on stock level replenishment.
  • To carry out any other PPM weekly maintenance/inspection as scheduled as detailed in the plant maintenance schedule supporting the quality management system.
  • To participate in an on-call rota.
  • There may be a requirement to travel to other sites and locations within the Group.
  • To participate as an integral member of the sterile processing team and actively contributing to suggestions of innovation continuous improvement and best practice.
Required Experience
  • NHC/NHD in Electronic and or Mechanical Engineering
  • Knowledge of multiple PLC (Siemens, ABB, Allen Bradley)
  • 5 plus years’ experience as an engineer working on electronic and or mechanical systems
Preferred Experience
  • Boiler, compressor, reverse osmosis and softening systems, air handling units and air conditioning systems
  • City and Guild:18th Edition of the IET wiring regulations (BS 7671)
  • Decontamination experience on washer / disinfectors and autoclaves
  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Working under pressure
  • Accountability
  • Attention to detail


For more information about us, please visit our STERIS IMS website: https://www.steris-ims.co.uk/.


STERIS plc is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.