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Job Title:  Electrical Engineer

Req ID:  23874
Job Category:  Engineering

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

Do you enjoy working on a variety of projects in a collaborative environment? Are you interested in a role that is both design oriented but also requires hands-on work?  Come join our VHP team as an Electrical Engineer and be responsible for the design, development, and documentation associated with the project electrical systems.  This includes the control system electronics hardware, electro-mechanical interfaces, compliance to machine specifications, and compliance to applicable electrical codes and standards.  Must be able to solve machine control problems by applying knowledge of electrical engineering principles to accomplish technical assignments.


  • Works as a collaborative electrical engineering team member applying electrical engineering principles to develop design solutions for electromechanical machine control.
  • Confirms electrical system’s and component’s capabilities and quality by designing testing methods and evaluating properties.
  • Prepares engineering reports, studies, calculations and checks drawings for completeness and accuracy.
  • Provides electrical guidance to project designers and technicians in their assignments.
  • Interacts with vendors and suppliers to select electrical components/subassemblies that comply with machine requirements and specifications.
  • Coordinates details and design criteria with other engineering disciplines on a development project.
  • Exhibits a working knowledge of applicable codes and standards, esp. NEC and 61010-1, 60204-1 and NEC for electrical safety compliance, as well as various EMC practices for FCC/CE certification.
  • Helps monitor and advise Engineering Manager of design issues, concerns, and/or required changes, research suitable solutions and estimate cost and corresponding timeframe to complete.
  • Assists with the design, development, testing and reports for new product development (NPD) projects.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Minimum of 2 years of related electrical engineering experience is desirable. New graduates will be considered with a minimum of 2 semesters/summers of co-op or internships. 
  • Experience with electrical engineering development tools, such as Excel, Visio/ AutoCad/EPLAN, Altium/OrCad, SPICE

Preferred Experience

  • Familiarity with Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) is desired but not required
  • Experience with LEAN or Six Sigma methodology is a plus
  • Drawing Control System or Windchill experience helpful


  • Working knowledge of electrical systems, electrical troubleshooting, and electrical testing design
  • Understanding of design and application of various sensor technologies
  • Familiarity with user interface technology, HMIs such as touch-screen displays and printers
  • Understanding of machine communication protocols and data acquisition
  • Self motivated and innovative, yet an exceptional product development team player
  • Strong written and verbal communication, and problem solving skills
  • Travel up to 10% (including 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 $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:  23874
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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