Job Title:  Maintenance Manager

Req ID:  41449
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Doncaster, DNC, GB, DN85TZ


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 positive difference to the world around you? Are you passionate about supporting the medical and pharmaceutical industries, and many more? Do you care about keeping patients and people safe? If so, then a career with Steris AST as a Maintenance Manager could be a great fit for you.  

About Us: 

At Steris AST we are the trusted experts in technology-neutral sterilization services including radiation and gas modalities.

We offer electron beam, gamma, X-ray, ethylene oxide and vaporized hydrogen peroxide technologies for the purpose of product sterilization. Whether that product be a medical device, consumables in a hospital environment, cosmetics and toiletries, or industrial products, we make sure everything that makes its way to an end user is safe for use or consumption.


What you will do:

The Thorne Plant is a COMAH establishment as designated by the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE). The Maintenance Manager is therefore responsible for engineering and safe operation of a range of safety-critical equipment, vital for the management of Major Accident Hazards which could occur on the facility.

The Maintenance Manager is essential in supporting the processing facility, allowing customer supplied medical products to be processed in a timely manner at the STERIS Thorne facility. The Maintenance  Manager will be mechanically and electrically biased and have some level of PLC experience. Experience of working within a manufacturing environment is essential. But also play a crucial role as supporting the rolling 5 year investment plan. Additionally, you will actively support the Engineering Team in the execution of projects. As Maintenance Manager Engineer you will be responsible for the following:

Duties - cont'd

1.Lead as a Health & Safety advocate, ensuring that staff on site are safe and plant and equipment are adequate risk assessed to maintain a safe working environment.

2.Ensure plant and equipment comply with all legal regulations and ensure any changes to key plant follows the corporate Change Control process and sign off.

3.Budgetary responsibility for all maintenance spend and forward capital planning requirements for the site.

4.Leading the engineering team on site, providing a team working mentality and clearly communicating maintenance responsibilities, KPI’s and projects to internal and external stakeholders

5.Ensure robust monitoring systems are established and monitored to control reactive & planned maintenance and stock control.

6.Support and plan plant and facility improvement projects

7.Take responsibility for the maintenance team performance, training and development and future succession planning

8.Lead on continuous improvement activities to improve plant / maintenance efficiencies. 





Education Degree

    Required Experience

    Knowledge of the following duties: • Lighting • Emergency light testing • Power distribution • Electrical and mechanical fault-finding • Small works - new sockets, new lights, new circuits • PAT Testing • Control Panel maintenance • Fire alarms • Sprinkler systems • Water treatment/Legionella • Pumps • Motors • Compressors • Hydraulics • General building services


    • Welding and fabrication experience
    • Knowledge of 5s and lean initiatives
    • Knowledge of drives and conveyors
    • Hydraulics and pneumatics
    • Electrical experience
    • Mechanical experience

    Preferred Experience



    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:  41449
    Job Category:  Processing Operations

    Doncaster, DNC, GB, DN85TZ

    Job Segment: Facilities, Pharmaceutical, Wastewater, Water Treatment, Infection Control, Operations, Science, Engineering, Healthcare