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Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineer - Montgomery, AL

Req ID:  32712
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109


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.

The Role


As a Manufacturing Engineer at STERIS, you will join a collaborative team of production operators and engineers working on our innovative Surgical Solutions product lines in the Montgomery, Alabama facility. In this role, you will provide Engineering support for the manufacturing floor for current product lines and collaborate with our R&D and Product Engineering teams in Mentor, Ohio on new product releases. This role reports to the Value Stream Manager. As a valued member of the team, you will have the opportunity to work on compelling medical device products in a clean, climate- controlled work environment and a supportive, team-based culture.


We offer a "Four 9's and a 4" work schedule.  Monday - Thursday you will work 9-hour days and on Fridays work a ½ day.  

What you will do


  • Provide support as a liaison between Product Engineering and Manufacturing floor to train on new processes, resolve problems, or identify additional requirements to existing processes. 
  • Conduct product cost estimates and evaluations of alternative production methods.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve mechanical, electrical or hydraulics issues impacting the assembly production line and keeps the assigned Value Stream running efficiently. 
  • Develop standard work procedures for production operators and trains operators as needed.
  • Develop facility layouts based on workflow, production requirements, cost, equipment, and Associate safety.
  • Maintain Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system and updates engineering control documents as needed.
  • Research product quality issues and partners with purchasing to resolve problems with suppliers, as needed.
  • Perform data entry into the AS400 Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) system.

What you need to be successful


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering required. BS Mechanical Engineering, preferred.
  • 2+ years of experience working in a manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Experience working with, or basic knowledge of, mechanical engineering, electrical systems, or hydraulics.
  • Experience working in an ISO 9001 certified manufacturing environment, medical device industry or Class II medical device manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Knowledge of FDA 21 CFR Part 820/211 or other applicable medical device standards (ISO 13485, EUMDR, MDSAP), preferred.
  • Knowledge of Computer Aided Design or other relevant computer applications, preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) and strong presentation skills.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing Methodology, preferred.
  • Ability to travel up to 5% to other U.S. locations, as required. 

What STERIS will 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.


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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:  32712
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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