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Job Title:  Engineering Co-op - Fall 2023

Req ID:  35459
Job Category:  Intern

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

STERIS Endoscopy is a rapidly growing and dynamic medical device company, helping our Customers create a healthier and safer world. Our goal is to provide our Customers the highest level of quality and service in all that we do. Through collaboration with clinicians and new product development, we are prolific designer and supplier of urgently needed niche diagnostic, therapeutic, and support accessories to the gastrointestinal market.  In addition to being a market leader, we have been recognized as being one of the best places to work in the region. 

STERIS Endoscopy is currently seeking Engineering Co-ops for the Fall 2023 semester. The Fall semester will be August 2023 - December 2023 and will be based in Mentor, OH. We have opportunities available for Engineering Co-ops in various departments including: New Product Development Engineering, Sustaining Engineering, Quality Engineering, Injection Molding Engineering, and Process Engineering and Research & Development.  These positions assist in the design, development, and release of unique gastrointestinal device solutions to meet the customer’s unmet needs. The positions also work with existing products to make them more efficient and cost-effective while assisting in day-to day production. Working with internal cross-functional teams, the position requires professionalism, dedication, and positive drive to ensure the completion of the projects in a time-sensitive, regulated environment.


  • Develop fixture designs to support production and improve processing including assembly, injection molding, robotic automation, and fastening operations including pneumatic presses, adhesives, and ultrasonic welding
  • Crease user friendly databases to enhance productivity and to help visually analyze large amount of data
  • Create new and revised CAD Models and drawings in Solidworks
  • Idealize, prototype, and test new product concepts
  • Establish mechanical and fluid testing protocols
  • Create and update risk management documentation
  • Provide technical support and problem solving for development, production, and facility problems
  • Crease and revise production work instructions and other manufacturing documentation on new or improved processes
  • Draft and file accurate design documentation at all times during work on a project
  • Submit Engineering change orders to revise existing drawings, processes, and documentation
  • Work with quality and operations personnel to ensure ISO 13485:2016 compliance
  • Any other duties or projects as required by the department

Required Experience

  • Student pursuing Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering- Biomedical, Mechanical, Electrical, Plastics, or Industrial Engineering preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of MC Office software (Word, Excel, Access, & Outlook)
  • Basic CAD skills are ideal - Solidworks preferred
  • Clear written and oral communication skills required
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, with the specific ability to work in teams
  • Preference is for candidate to return for multiple co-op positions

Benefits of Joining Our Co-op Program!

  • We hire co-ops! Over 25 full-time Employees were once co-ops.
  • You can rotate through different departments and expand your skills.
  • We offer co-ops the opportunity to meet with Employees from various departments at STERIS through out Passport Program to learn about their position and how they directly impact the company.
  • It is important to us at STERIS Endoscopy for our co-ops to experience projects hands-on. At some point in your rotation, you’ll be designing, building, and testing fixtures and devices.
  • We offer a subsidized housing program with our co-ops! We have partnered with local businesses to provide the co-ops with local apartments on a short-term basis that are fully furnished.
  • We have at least eight co-op students per semester and many young full-time Employees who often get together to experience the variety of activities available in Mentor and Cleveland.
  • STERIS Endoscopy strives to give back to the community by organizing outreach events or volunteering with other local organizations.


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:  35459
Job Category:  Intern

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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