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Job Title:  Assembler - Custom work

Req ID:  24033
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, 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.

Position Summary

Are you looking for your next career challenge? Do you have the desire 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.

If you have expereieince working with electrical wiring or ar mechanically-inclined, please read further!

Hours: 7:00am-4:30pm (Mon-Thru), 7:00am-11:00am (Fri).

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


  • Process work orders, utilize and interpret blueprints and procedures and complete required assemblies.
  • Reject non-conforming parts and complete Non-Conformance Report (NCR) for Supervisor to approve if necessary, depending on area of responsibility.
  • Assemble various sub-assemblies, with the use of hand and power tools, according to blueprints and standard work instructions.
  • Use departmental test procedures, to ensure components and assemblies meet required specifications.
  • Document revision levels, lot numbers, and serial numbers on revision data sheets for tracking quality of components and assemblies.
  • Works effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Supports and promotes LEAN operations by following standard work to include Safety Observations, Idea Generation and Hour by Hour Board updates.
  • Adhere to Shop Practices including proper use of personal protective equipment.
  • Meet quality assurance requirements and complete associated documentation.
  • Proper use care and maintenance of shop tools.
  • Perform electronic assembly and wiring.
  • Plumb and test pneumatic systems.
  • Occasionally use welding equipment and techniques as needed.
  • Use manual grinding machines and finishing hand tools as needed.
  • Basic PLC (Programmable Logic Control) changes to programs (depends on department and work area).

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. Minimum of 5 years of assembly experience.
  2. Minimum of 3 years of relevant assembly experience involving assembling various sub-assemblies, with the use of hand and power tools, utilizing blue prints and standard work instructions. 
  3. Ability to read interpret and work to complex drawings, blueprints and schematics.
  4. Ability to use grinding and finishing tools.

Preferred Experience

  1. Basic tig welding skills, preferred.
  2. Basic plubming and testing experience, preferred.
  3. PLC (Programmable Logic Control) experience, preferred.
  4. Work experience in an environment using Lean Manufacturing tools, such as, 5S, Visual Management, Waste elimination, and Root Cause Problem Solving, preferred



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:  24033
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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