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Job Title:  Field Service Technician

Req ID:  18718
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
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

STERIS Endoscopy is a world leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, serving the U.S. and International GI endoscopy markets. We are a new product development company and work closely with physicians and nurses worldwide to deliver innovative solution-oriented products that address everyday clinical challenges faced by our Customers. The foundation of our culture is built on trust, mutual respect and collaboration – encouraging one another to grow and positively impact our business and Customers every day.

The Field Service Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, answering technical questions, performing preventative maintenance, traveling to customer sites, and fixing equipment issues related to STERIS Endoscopy’s capital equipment used in hospitals and outpatient clinical settings.  The role also requires providing an exceptional customer experience while delivering technical support. This position has real-world impact as this role works to resolve issues and answer questions to ensure a positive Customer experience. 

  • Interface directly with Customers to perform over the phone troubleshooting as well as traveling to the customer-site to perform maintenance and repair work. This role will require approximately 50%-75% travel.
  • Professionally and promptly responds and provides technical support to Customer questions and complaints quickly and efficiently.  
  • Perform medical device repairs. Skillset includes: electrical, mechanical and pneumatic device troubleshooting, use of electrical test equipment including oscilloscope and various analyzers, soldering, disassembly and reassembly of devices/systems, using and updating device software, use of device maintenance software and computers.
  • Hands-on with capital equipment to troubleshoot issues and advise Customers and/or Sales Representatives on action to take. This requires technical expertise with electro-mechanical equipment. 
  • Perform routine testing maintenance and calibration of all STERIS Endoscopy capital equipment. 
  • Documents critical failures per quality requirements, initiates corrective action and escalates issue to appropriate engineering associate when appropriate.
  • Maintains product knowledge on current and future small capital products.
  • Provide direct support to Sales team as consultant.
  • Assists with the review and recommends engineering changes to maintenance manuals, engineering drawings and other service support reference documentation.
  • Provides on-call, after hours technical support to internal and external Customers when required.
  • Participates in qualification and serviceability review of new and prior Healthcare small capital equipment.
  • Escalates reported technical, quality and safety related product complaints to appropriate engineering and management associates for corrective action.
  • Provides periodic, product specific, technical skill training to company associates as required.
  • Other duties may be added as identified.
Required Experience


  • Associate degree or equivalent, apprenticeship or comparable specialized study in mechanical and/or electrical engineering
  • 2+ years electro-mechanical technical experience 
  • Vocational/Technical Training strongly preferred


  • Strong, hands-on experience in electrical/electronics and mechanical technologies. Experienced with test equipment such as multimeter, oscilloscope, volumetric flow meter, etc.
  • Proven ability to handle technical situations and perform device maintenance.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and solve problems, interpret technical documents and literature.
  • Ability to isolate and identify difficult device issues and recommend best action to resolve. 
  • Ability to create unique solutions for device issues.
  • Must have good communication skills and be able to interface with customers in a positive, professional manner
  • Must be computer literate, an analytical thinker with good engineering aptitude 

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 $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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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