Job Title:  Machinist II - 2nd Shift

Req ID:  37617
Job Category:  Skilled Trades

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

Perform set-up and operate equipment such as, but not limited to, mills, lathes, mill/lathe combo which machine, cut, tap and alter bar stock according to specification. Follows blueprints, rough sketches, or engineer drawings to machine metal accurately. Uses hand and power tools to smooth and finish edges and/or complete part.  


Perform all duties of a Machinist I, plus have capability to mentor a lower level machine operator.  

Set up and operate 3-5 axis CNC machining equipment and maintain an 80% to 90% efficiency rate daily. Must also be able to operate 2 machines at one time.  

Make minor offset corrections to tooling or machines as needed.  

Check work to ensure that it meets the specifications set for the job. 

Detect when machine is not running correctly by sight, sound, and visual defects on completed parts.  

Check work to ensure that it meets the specifications set, and communicate with Senior or Lead if issues are found

Read and interpret travelers, blueprints, and other work instruction documents, including the Shop Floor Control System.

Use required measuring instruments and gauges to check and ensure parts meet dimensional requirements.  

Comply with all quality standards and safety rules and regulations.   

Additional duties as required to meet business needs.  

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. 3 years of related experience 

  1. 2 years experience working in a solid metal fabrication/machining environment  

Preferred Experience

Completion of formal machining training program preferred 


Must have strong math skills, proficiency in troubleshooting and basic computer skills. 

Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written. 

Must have ability to stand for long periods of time. Must be capable of lifting up to 50 pounds without assistance.  

Must be able to operate 3 axis CNC machines.  

Must be able to read and interpret work instruction documents. 

Must be able to use precision measuring instruments and gauges.  

Must have strong ability to learn new processes and techniques. 

Must have basic knowledge of tooling used on machines being operated, plus basic knowledge of G & M code.  

Our Healthcare Customers are federally mandated (by Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services or CMS) requiring vendors to have the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption.  There are select Customers who do not accept any exceptions. Unvaccinated Associates may be excluded from working at a Customer site, require routine testing with an approved exemption (if accepted by the Customer) or have limited Customer access impacting their ability to remain employed. Additionally, we may be required to meet state mandates on COVID-19 vaccination, exemptions and/or booster requirements. This position is a Customer-facing role that falls under a state or CMS mandate.

STERIS is a leading global provider of products and services that support patient care with an emphasis on infection prevention.  WE HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD by providing innovative healthcare, life sciences and dental products and services. STERIS is a $5 billion, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 17,000 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:  37617
Job Category:  Skilled Trades

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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