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Job Title:  Manager, Machine Design

Req ID:  15357
Job Category:  Engineering
Country:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  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

The purpose of this position is to  lead the machine design program and manage the design and manufacturing of right-sized machines and fixtures for prototypes and production throughout the development cycle from initial concept through successful completion. The Manager, Machine Design and their team will enhance the manufacturing process by developing customized equipment.

What you will do

•    The Manager, Machine Design will develop, implement, and maintain a program for the design, construction, debugging, and verification of machinery and equipment needed for the efficient design, development, and manufacturing of new products, improvements to existing products. 
•    You will oversee and develop the design for equipment and fixtures based on the production needs or kaizen activities.
•    Responsibilities also include leading and assisting technicians and machine shop team members in creating, building, debugging, and verifying the machines and fixtures.  
•    The Manager will participate and/or lead Kaizen events, prepare technical drawings from the events, internal Customer concepts, develop layout drawings of machines including sub-components, meeting internal Customer requirements.
•    You will also participate in production and New Product Introduction projects for new machine design and refinements to existing equipment to support product launches. Will also include design projects requiring solutions and suggestions of functional concept. 

Who you are
•    Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree along with 10+ years of experience with at least 5 years of Machine Design or Tool Engineering experience with proven ability for creative design. 
•    In lieu of a degree, you will have 15+ years of experience with at least 10 years of Machine Design or Tool Engineering experience with proven ability for creative design. 
•    2 years project management experience.
•    3 years of experience in a leadership role.
•    Demonstrated proficiency and experience with design software (Solidworks/AutoCAD, Pro-E, or related software)
•    Demonstrated expertise in design & detailing of machinery, tooling or fixtures
•    Experience with PLC's/Controls, hydraulics, vision systems, etc...
•    Demonstrated mechanical abilities with machined parts and equipment.

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 plc is a $2B+, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with more than 12,000 employees worldwide.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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