Job Title:  Electropolish Operator

Req ID:  36939
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

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


1st Shift schedule:  Monday - Thursday 7:00am - 4:30pm,  Friday 7:00am - 11:00am plus overtime as needed. 


This associate will perform finishing operations utilizing electropolish process. 

  • Sets up electro-polish equipment to treat surfaces.
  • Operate a hoist system to perform finishing operation utilizing electropolish process.
  • Conduct prescribed tests on chemical processing solutions per standard work procedures on a regular basis to assure proper operating range.
  • Adjust or replace solutions to ensure compliance with requirements.
  • Monitor process control of solutions to ensure processing within predetermined parameters.
  • Inspect own work to ensure quality on the finish.
  • Interface with department supervisors, personnel, and the maintenance department to ensure proper disposal of chemical wastes, in accordance with applicable requirements.
  • Required to put grain structure in base material.
  • Follows standard work instructions and always follows safety regulations and requirements.
  • Reports any unusual activity to Electro Polish Technician or Team Lead.
  • Maintains lifting system and cathode equipment.
  • Additional duties, as required to meet business needs.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • 1 – 2 years related experience required.
  • 2 years of experience working in a solid metal fabrication / machining environment required.
  • Must have basic math and computer skills.
  • Must use attention to detail.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, pull, push, and reach. 

Preferred Experience



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  36939
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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