Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  41402
Job Category:  Engineering

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

At STERIS the Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for establishing and maintaining all manufacturing processes and procedures including capacity planning, tooling, process development, routings, cost reductions, and quality improvements in support of the Value Stream.  Shift schedule is 4-9 hour days and one 4-hour day.

What We Offer You

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
  • Paid holidays
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Annual merit increases
  • Annual bonus


What You Will Do - Manufacturing Engineer

•    Drives continuous improvement activities throughout the manufacturing processes. 
•    Develops fixture and/or machine 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). 
•    Manages new and existing equipment installation and validation, including all required documentation in accordance with FDA and ISO standards. 
•    Assists with process control and troubleshooting. 
•    Establishes effective working relationships with multiple departments to maximize project management success. 
•    Develops and maintains costing documents for new products through direct labor standards and bill of material standard costs. 
•    Participates on and/or leads cross functional teams for the advancement of projects. 
•    Leads and implements cost reduction activities and capital equipment acquisition including payback analysis, capacity analysis, and business case justification. 

What You Will Do - cont'd

•    Develops and maintains process documentation such that accurate documentation is provided at all times. Submits change orders to revise existing processes. 
•    Provides assistance in plant layout and ergonomics as needed such that products are produced efficiently while meeting ISO and industry standards.
•    Provides technical support and problem solving for production and facility problems.
•    Trains production personnel on new and revised processes. 
•    Works with quality and operations personnel to ensure ISO compliance. 
•    Provides Make versus Buy analysis for product components and tooling. 
•    Must be willing to be hands on and work closely with all levels of the organization. Requires most working hours to be in the manufacturing areas. 
•    Any other duties or projects as required.

What Will Help You Be Successful

•    Bachelor of Science degree required in an engineering discipline preferred with demonstrated technical experience. Will accept relevant co-op experience.   
•    Minimum eight years’ experience may be acceptable in lieu of degree.
•    Hands on experience in manufacturing setting 
•    Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, & Outlook) 
•    Working knowledge of SolidWorks or similar CAD software 
•    Good written and oral communication skills required.
•    Lean manufacturing experience preferred.
•    Medical Device manufacturing experience preferred.
•    Experience in an ISO audited manufacturing company preferred.




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:  41402
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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