Job Title:  Engineering Assembly Technician

Req ID:  40429
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, Ohio, OH, US, 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.

The Role

Do you like to work in a collaborative environment bringing your expertise to every project?  The Engineering Technician role may be right for you.  It supports New Product Development (NPD), Current Product Support (CPS) and Special Sales Order (SSO) projects, with the primary focus supporting the full process of design, fabrication and testing. The Engineering Technician will work directly with the engineering team throughout all phases of the project.  A strong foundation and working knowledge of both Mechanical and Electrical concepts will be required. 

What You Will Do

  • Assist with the design, development, fabrication of NPD prototype equipment.
  • Assist with the design, development, fabrication and qualification of SSO project equipment.
  • Develop and fabricate equipment based upon Requirements and Customer needs.
  • Execute tests on equipment using tools that measures temperature, electricity, light, flow, pressure, strain, force, distance, time, noise, weight etc.
  • Perform and Operate the VHP test equipment to conduct both liquid and vapor Hydrogen Peroxide testing for Customer requirements.
  • Collect and analyze test data/results, document results and outcomes.  Provide analysis of results to the Engineering Team. 
  • Support the design and fabrication/assembly of both working and visual prototype models. Materials include foam, plastics, and various metals.
  • Support manufacturing to analyze equipment failures and factory work stoppage problems as well as provide solutions.
  • Fabricates, repairs and improves designs of electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Maintains detailed and up to date test data for test protocol results that will be stored in PLM.

What You Need to Be Successful

Two-year Associate Degree or equivalent, apprenticeship or comparable specialized study in mechanical and/or electrical engineering, beyond high school level and 3 years of hands-on Mechanical and Electrical experience. Must have broad base of knowledge with understanding and skills in the following areas: Electrical, Mechanical Fabrication, Minor Machining and Troubleshooting. 


  • Must be very proficient in the use of machine shop equipment and all hand tools including saws, sanders, drills, grinders, press, brake, shear, lathe, milling machine.
  • Able to operate test equipment that measures temperature, electricity, light, flow, pressure, strain, force, distance, time, noise and weight.
  • Can work from prints, sketches, written and verbal instructions. 
  • Reads wiring/electrical and piping schematics as well as engineering drawings. 
  • Electrical experience/training in use of and design of AC and DC circuits up to 480VAC 3ph.
  • Proficient in computer use and applications and familiarity with Data Acquisition systems.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Travel to Customers and operations sites, including up to 10% internationally.
  • Self-motivated, team player with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.

What's Helpful

Experience and knowledge of the following areas preferred:

  • Experienced in designing and fabricating Customer end-use electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Prior experience in Document Retention or PLM Software preferred.
  • Strong electro-mechanical equipment troubleshooting skills.
  • OEM Equipment Manufacturing
  • Testing and Design Controls
  • Installation
  • Mechanical and Electrical Design

What We Offer

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 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.

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:  40429
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, Ohio, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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