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Job Title:  Electrical Engineer

Req ID:  16801
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific
Country:  US
State:  OH
Zip:  44060

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

The Electrical Engineer will join a growing, highly collaborative, dedicated Engineering team. This team focuses their efforts on Research and Development for Low-Temperature Sterilizers utilized in hospitals around the world. The Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and documentation associated with the electrical systems.

What you will do
  • As an engineering member of the product development team, you will perform a full range of electrical engineering duties and project assignments.
  • This includes the machine electrical system hardware and wiring, electromechanical component specification, compliance to machine requirements, and compliance to applicable electrical codes and standards.
  • You will use electrical engineering principles in the selection of solenoids, motors, valves, process instrumentation and associated controls needed to meet machine control solutions.
  • Responsibilities also include working with vendors and suppliers to select electrical components/subassemblies that comply with machine requirements and specifications.
  • The Electrical Engineer will also prepare engineering reports, studies, calculations and check drawings for completeness and accuracy.
What you need to be successful
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree required
  • 2+ years of related electrical engineering experience. Recent graduates will be considered with applicable internship experience required.
  • Experience reading machine schematics and drawing schematics with software tools such as Visio, AutoCad, EPLAN
  • Experience utilizing common instrumentation including multimeters, thermocouples, power analyzers, oscilloscopes, data acquisition systems
  • Experience with electrical engineering simulation tools such as Multisim, electrical design software tools, such as, Altium, Cadence, Eagle, OrCad, etc. is a plus
  • Strong communication, collaboration and problem-solving skills
  • Detail Oriented, with working knowledge of electrical systems, electrical troubleshooting, and electrical testing design
  • Understanding of design and application of various sensor technologies, machine communication protocols, embedded hardware design and control technology highly preferred
  • Familiarity with LabView is desirable
  • Travel up to 10% domestic and/or International

What STERIS Offers


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.




STERIS is a $2B+, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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