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Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  23445
Job Category:  Engineering
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  44060-1834

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, formerly US Endoscopy,  is a world leader in endoscopy device design and manufacturing, serving the U.S. and International GI endoscopy markets. We are a new product development company and work closely with physicians and nurses worldwide to deliver innovative solution-oriented products that address everyday clinical challenges faced by our Customers. The foundation of our culture is built on trust, mutual respect and collaboration – encouraging one another to grow and positively impact our business and Customers every day.

The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for establishing and maintaining all manufacturing processes and procedures including capacity planning, tooling, process development, routings, cost reductions, and quality improvements within an assembly plant. You will work closely with production, quality and maintenance to ensure that products are being assembled effectively, efficiently and with little to no downtime. 


  • Develop fixture designs to support production, improve processing, and implement production of new products; typical processes include assembly, injection molding, and fastening operations (such as pneumatic presses, adhesives, ultrasonic welding, resistance welding, and laser welding).
  • Establish effective working relationships with multiple departments to maximize project management success.
  • Develop and maintain costing documents for new products through direct labor standards and bill of material standard costs.
  • Participate in and lead cross-functional teams for the advancement of projects.
  • Lead and implement cost reduction activities and capital equipment acquisition including payback analysis, capacity analysis, and business case justification.
  • Develop and maintain process documentation such that accurate documentation is provided at all times.  Submit change orders to revise existing processes.
  • Lead process validation activities for new or altered processes in accordance with FDA and ISO standards.
  • Provide assistance in plant layout, ergonomics, and process engineering such that products are produced efficiently while meeting ISO and industry standards.
  • Provide technical support and problem solving for production and facility problems.
  • Train production personnel on new and revised processes.
  • Work with quality and operations personnel to ensure ISO compliance.
  • Provide Make versus Buy analysis for product components and tooling.
  • Any other duties or projects as required.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor of Science degree required in Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing environment with small-medium sized component assembly
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
  • Experience installing, designing and maintaining production equipment
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, & Outlook)
  • Strong written and oral communication skills required
  • Lean manufacturing or six sigma experience is a plus
  • Medical Device manufacturing experience will be a plus
  • Experience in an ISO audited manufacturing company a plus
  • The physical demands described  are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Occasionally may need to lift and carry a 25 lb., bin as far as 25 ft.
    • May be required to stand and walk for the majority of the shift.

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 is a $3B, 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.

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.

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