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Job Title:  Machine Operator - 3rd Shift

Req ID:  22974
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country/Region:  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

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented 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 offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement


Operators are responsible for set-up and operation of laser cutting machines to produce products meeting customer quality requirements. Operators must also operate and process parts according to print and traveler requirements. Operators must monitor machine cutting performance and utilization.

Hours: 10:30pm-7:00am (Sunday-Thursday)

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Understands machine setup including: program retrieval, proper gases, proper nozzles, and materials.
  2. Understands start-up and shut down for laser machines.
  3. Diagnose machining problems while performing jobs, making modifications as needed.
  4. Operate overhead cranes, tape measure, calipers, and hand tools.
  5. Perform laser cutting operations efficiently and effectively, per specifications.
  6. Operate and navigate in a windows based computer environment.
  7. Program nesting software to maximize product/material usage.
  8. Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
  9. Perform operator maintenance and/or 5S housekeeping per established schedules.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. 1-3 years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  2. Ability to use basic math to analyze information and measuring equipment.
  3. Basic computer skills.
  4. Ability to work safely and efficiently.
  5. Ability to work with close tolerances.
  6. Ability to work in a team and independently.
  7. Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instruction and written processes.

Preferred Experience

  1. Coursework related to CNC set-up and operations.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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