Job Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Req ID:  43682
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

The Mechanical Engineer will join a fast-paces Infection Prevention Technologies R&D team developing new Steam Sterilizers. You will interact with other engineering disciplines and cross functional team member during the development lifecycle phases from concept development through final release. The mechanical engineering position will utilize problem solving techniques and engineering principals such as statics, machine design, thermodynamics, heat transfer, material selection and fabrication to develop solutions for medical equipment. You will be involved in 3D Modeling, Design Controls documentation, Design Verification Testing and hands-on prototyping while developing new and innovative solutions for our customers.

*This position is located onsite in Mentor, Ohio with eligibility for a hybrid work schedule. 


•    Design and develop mechanical components and systems using 3D modeling software and analysis
•    Collaborate with other engineers, designers and technicians to ensure that all design aspects are aligned with the program’s goals
•    Participate in product verification and validation actions
•    Communicate technical information to management
•    Work with outside vendors to ensure components used are appropriate for use and delivered on time
•    Create Drawings and bill of materials for assemblies and individual components
•    Create technical documents for testing, crating, shipping, installation etc

Required Experience

•    Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering required
•    Relevant co-op/internship experience in a mechanical engineering role within new product development
•    Strong Verbal and written communication skills
•    Good organizational, Planning and scheduling skills
•    Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
•    3D Modeling Experience
•    Basic Engineering Analysis Skills
•    Knowledge of basic drawing practices
•    2 years mechanical engineering experience in product design 
•    FEA experience (ANSYS)
•    Pressure vessel design experience
•    Experience with PLM systems
•    Product testing and validation experience
•    Experience with sheet metal fabrication and welding

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 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:  43682
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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