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Job Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Req ID:  34727
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

We are looking to hire a Mechanical Engineer in our Mentor, OH office. This role is responsible for projects supporting testing, fixtures development, and build/test prototypes.


  • Execute tests and collect data using test equipment that measures temperature, electricity, light, flow, pressure, strain, force, distance, time, noise, weight etc.
  • Assists in analyzing equipment failures and factory work stoppage problems.
  • Design, Develop, Build, Qualify test fixtures when needed
  • Maintain facility in a safe, clean and orderly manner at all times in compliance with OSHA VPP standards
  • Fabricates, repairs, improves designs and constructs mechanical and electro mechanical equipment
  • Maintains detailed and up to date test data in laboratory note book and active test logs
  • Support Customer escalations, when needed
  • Support manufacturing ramp up, and design transfer during product development
  • Assists engineers in determining test methods and test design
  • Assumes complex project assignment responsibility
  • Ability to operate, set up and program Data Acquisition Systems and associated software

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

    Required Experience

    • Two-year Associate Degree or equivalent, apprenticeship or comparable specialized study in mechanical and/or electrical engineering, beyond high school level.
    • Must be able to use drill press, band saw, metal working tools and demonstrate good machine shop practice.
    • Able to operate test equipment that measures temperature, electricity, light, flow, pressure, strain, force, distance, time, noise and weight.
    • Works from prints, sketches, written and verbal instructions and is capable of interpreting specifications.
    • Ability to read wiring/electrical and piping schematics and engineering drawings. 
    • Piping experience and ability to use electrical test equipment and measuring tools necessary.
    • Proficient in computer use and applications and familiarity with Data Acquisition systems
    • Travel to Customers and operations sites, including up to 10% internationally
    • Self motivated
    • Excellent team player
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • 5-10 years experience in electrical/mechanical and mechanical assemblies

    Preferred Experience



    STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  34727
    Job Category:  Engineering

    Mentor, OH, US, 44060

    Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
    Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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