Job Title:  Equipment Maintenance Technician

Req ID:  36812
Job Category:  Maintenance

Chester, NY, US, 10918


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.

$3,000 Sign and Stay Bonus!

About Us:

 At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), We are One Team with One Goal.  Through a network of nearly 60 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to patient safety by providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 50 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves. 

The starting pay is $30+ an hour with consideration given to start higher based upon previous experience! An additional $3.00 shift differential will be added to base pay.  This position works a night shift rotation: (3 days on 3 days off) and offers overtime potential based on business needs.  

What you will do with us:

  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and troubleshooting on all plant equipment
  • Validate processing equipment in a sterilization environment. 
  • Participate in installation of new equipment, and maintenance of the electrical system 
  • Conduct scheduled safety and maintenance inspections

How you will learn your role:

  • Review work instructions along with vital policies and procedures
  • Take part in on-the-job training, overseen by your Hiring Manager
  • Demonstrate ability to meet the requirements of the job

Education Degree:

  • High School Diploma or GED

You will be a great fit if you can:

  • Show a minimum of three (3) years of related experience in positions demonstrating knowledge of mechanical maintenance (heavy equipment or technical/electronic) and/or machine operation and/or electrician experience
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow safety rules and be safety aware at all times.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read, interpret, and practically apply electrical ladder diagrams and mechanical blueprints.
  • Show working knowledge of PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) or other types of process control equipment.
  • Show a strong ability to read meters for AC/DC, OHMs, and 4-20 Volts
  • Demonstrate the ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Demonstrate computer skills and word processing, spreadsheet and software capabilities re: maintenance 
  • work order, inventory and downtime software.
  • Provide effective interpersonal skills as demonstrated through prior experience.
  • Provide above average organizing, analyzing and a minimum of Level 3 math skills (ratios, proportions, basic algebra) to determine organizational Customer and regulatory problems to formulate corrective action plans.
  • Adapt to changing duties and responsibilities.

Reason you will love working here:

This is an opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people, who take true pride in their work. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding employees for their hard work. We do this by providing competitive base salary plus bonus (as applicable), comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match.

The hourly pay rate for this opportunity is $30 an hour; the blended hourly pay ranges from $28.48  - $43.45 based on base pay with built in overtime.

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:  36812
Job Category:  Maintenance

Chester, NY, US, 10918

Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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