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Job Title:  Maintenance Technician

Req ID:  33944
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Chicago, IL, US, 60618


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

Our dental segment, HuFriedyGroup, enables dental professionals to reduce risk, improve efficiencies, drive compliance, and enhance patient and staff safety.  At HuFriedyGroup, we are committed to helping dental professionals perfect their craft and deliver the highest level of care to each patient. 

This position requires performing maintenance on both manufacturing equipment and building systems to support production operations and to maintain the facility.


  • Trouble shoot, repair and maintain the various production machines including punch presses, buffing and grinding machines, laser marking equipment, automated assembly equipment, packaging equipment, CNC lathes, and related equipment.
  • Trouble shoot, repair and maintain facility support systems including air compressors, chillers, heating and ventilating units, lighting systems, office equipment, security systems, and related building equipment.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on production equipment and building equipment as required by the Preventive Maintenance Program.
  • Identify, develop, and implement upgrades and improvements in equipment and systems to improve their reliability and maintainability.
  • Work with service technicians from equipment vendors to repair or to install equipment.
  • Work and coordinate effectively with all employees (internal customers), including Engineering, Purchasing, and Production.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Five years experience with responsibilities in a manufacturing environment maintaining mechanical and building equipment
  • Working knowledge of electrical power circuits; electrical and electronic machine control circuits
  • Working knowledge of pneumatic and hydraulic systems for equipment control and operation
  • Able to work with all fixed and portable equipment normally used in maintenance operations, including drill press, band saw, grinder, pipe threader. Must be able to use various diagnostic equipment for electrical trouble shooting such as Fluke meter, circuit tracer, megger, etc.


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:  33944
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Chicago, IL, US, 60618

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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