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Job Title:  Project & Facilities Engineer (Owner's Representative)

Req ID:  24459
Job Category:  Engineering

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.

Position Summary

Join a company where the work you do makes a difference!  We are One Team with One Goal.  At STERIS Applied Sterilization Technologies (AST), it’s our philosophy and our way of doing business.  Through a network of over 50 facilities globally, STERIS AST has been committed to providing contract sterilization services to the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer, and industrial communities for over 40 years.  Our sterilization services ensure the safety of those who use these products, including our families, our friends, and ourselves.
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As a Project & Facilities Engineer II you will be responsible for conceptual development, management, and final results of complex engineering projects designed to improve operational performance, reduce cost, enhance safety, or establish compliance. Provides guidance and direction to other Project Engineers and serves as technical expert for multiple projects.

This person will travel 75% or more to facilities thorughout the U.S. and Internationally. You must be located near one of the AST facilities: Libertyville, IL, Chester, NY, Northborough, MA, Brooklyn Park, MN, Minneapolis, MN, Spartanburg, SC, ElPaso, TX, Grand Prairie, TX, SanDiego, CA, Ontario, CA, Petaluma, CA, Sandy, UT, Saxonburg, PA, South Plainfield, NJ, Whippany, NJ

What you will do

•    Develops project objectives, scope, schedules, and fees by analyzing project requirements and collaborating with Engineering, Sales and Operations management. Establishes detailed project plan from pre-design to completion by determining budgets, staffing and schedules including contractor and construction budgets. 

•    Organizes project team by selecting and orienting team members, and delegating responsibilities and tasks including determining and monitoring the scope and priority of assignments of all internal disciplines and outside contractors. Determines additional service requirements and initiates contract adjustments. 

•    Plans, organizes and conducts complex technical projects and/or serves as technical expert or oversees the development of engineering projects. 

•    Conceives, plans and oversees or conducts process equipment evaluations and upgrades. 

•    Evaluates, tests and prepares technical analysis and implementation plans for equipment improvements; makes recommendations for equipment purchases by researching and testing products and participating in negotiations with management and outside vendors. 

•    Develops and implements process controls which ensure consistent equipment and process performance. 

•    Keeps abreast of, and is well informed on, new developments and technology through contact with educational institutions and professional organizations, trade shows, and technical publications. 

•    Assists with the coordination or directs engineering/facility projects through resolution of operational problems implementing and overseeing testing, reviewing design and safety issues, and overseeing contracted resources.

•    Obtains information for the design/development of components, assemblies and other operating equipment through manufacturer’s information, technology, databases, consultants, and contractors. 

•    Performs professional engineering assignments of varying and significant complexity under general direction with considerable discretion as to work detail, and provides guidance and direction to other Engineering staff in completing complex assignments. 

What you need to be successful

•    Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, or other related engineering degree
•    Requires a minimum of five or more  years of related construction experience
•    In lieu of degree ten years of related construction experience 
•    Experience managing multi million dollar projects 
•    Self-starter that is highly organized
•    Strong Interpersonal skills and ability to work within all levels of the organization
•    Excellent PC and software skills
•    Requires ability to read, interpret and practically apply electrical ladder diagrams and mechanical blueprints. 
•    Requires working knowledge of PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) or other types of process control equipment. 
•    Able to influence people in the opinions, attitude or judgments and to generalize, evaluate and decide and to adapt to situations under stress. 

What STERIS Offers

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, whom 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, comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, paid PTO and holidays, 401K with company match.



STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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:  24459
Job Category:  Engineering

Chester, NY, US, 10918

Nearest Major Market: Middletown
Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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