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Title:  General Assembler I - 1st Shift

Req ID:  14120
Category:  Manufacturing Operations
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  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

Performs assembly work utilizing lean principles (one-piece flow) to produce FDA regulated devices in a controlled work environment. 


  • Learn and carry out detailed work instructions
  • Assemble components to include gluing, weaving, packaging, coiling,  welding using various hand tools and bench top pneumatic presses
  • Handle and evaluate quality of small parts during manufacturing processes
  • Troubleshoot simple equipment malfunctions
  • Promote and support a safe working environment
  • Inform team lead/supervisor of any problems pertaining to production, parts, equipment or processes
  • Ability to work effectively with others in a team environment
  • Adhere to Shop Practices including proper gowning and use of personal protective equipment
  • Supports and promotes LEAN operations by following standard work to include Safety Observations, Idea Generation and Hour by Hour Board updates
  • Meet quality assurance requirements and complete documentation associated with same
  • Duties and responsibilities contained in this job description may change at any time.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Communication –  Ability to read, understand and communicate oral and written instructions in English. 
  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving parts and equipment variation while maintaining quality expectations.  Ability to identify, communicate and trouble shoot problems.
  • Teamwork – ability to work effectively and collaboratively with other employees.
  • Computer Skills – Will be required to enter data at a computer terminal.
  • Mathematical Skills – Basic counting and arithmetic skills required.

Working Conditions

Manufacturing operations center

Feet manipulation

Hand manipulation

Lifting 10 - 25 lbs

Pulling 10 - 25 lbs

Pushing 10 - 25 lbs




STERIS is a $2B+, 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.

Req ID:  14120
Category:  Manufacturing Operations
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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