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Job Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Req ID:  17919
Job Category:  Engineering
Country/Region:  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 mechanical engineering position will join a fast-paced Infection Prevention Technologies R&D team developing new Sterlizers.  You will interact with other engineering disciplines and cross functional team members during the development lifecycle phases from concept development through final release.  The mechanical engineering position will utilize problem solving techniques and engineering principles such as statics, dynamics, material science and thermodynamics to address design challenges.  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.

What you will do
  • Assist with the design, development, testing and reports on engineering projects.
  • Perform analyses, resolve issues using problem solving techniques to develop new and innovative solutions for our Customers.
  • Prepare design sketches and assists with developing design layouts and drawings for a variety of components, sub-assemblies, processes, or equipment in support of projects.
  • Interact with vendors, suppliers, and consultants, on a limited basis, to assure compliance with requirements and specifications.
  • Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects.
  • Component/sub assembly level oversight
What you need to be successful
  • Bachelors degree in  Mechanical Engineering with a graduation date of May 2020 or before.
  • Requires 0+ years of related engineering experience. 
    • At least one relevant semester/summer internship experience in mechancial engineering required for recent graduates. The preference is for experience in new product development. 
  • Working knowledge in a variety of materials, technologies and manufacturing methods is desirable.  Examples include:  Metal, plastics, rubber, composites, welding, machining, forming, casting, molding
  • Working knowledge in the following areas: thermodynamics, computation fluid dynamics, finite element analysis, etc.
  • Basic knowledge / skills
  • Travel up to 10% including internationally.

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 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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