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Title:  Plastic Injection Molding Process Engineer

Req ID:  13056
Category:  Engineering
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  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

Responsible for establishing and maintaining all manufacturing processes and procedures including capacity planning, tooling, process development, routings, cost reductions, and quality improvements within the injection molding department


  1. Establishing, controlling and improving new and existing injection molding processes.
  2. Managing new and existing mold sampling and validation, including all required documentation in accordance with FDA and ISO standards.
  3. Assist production with process control and troubleshooting.
  4. Establish effective working relationships with multiple departments to maximize project management success.
  5. Develop and maintain costing documents for new products through direct labor standards and bill of material standard costs.
  6. Participate in and lead cross functional teams for the advancement of projects.
  7. Lead and implement cost reduction activities and capital equipment acquisition including payback analysis, capacity analysis, and business case justification.
  8. Develop and maintain process documentation such that accurate documentation is provided at all times.  Submit change orders to revise existing processes.
  9. Provide assistance in plant layout, ergonomics, and process engineering such that products are produced efficiently while meeting ISO and industry standards.
  10. Provide technical support and problem solving for production and facility problems.
  11. Train production personnel on new and revised processes.
  12. Work with quality and operations personnel to ensure ISO compliance.
  13. Provide Make versus Buy analysis for product components and tooling.
  14. 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.
  15. Any other duties or projects as required.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science or Engineering General

Required Experience

  1. Bachelor of Science degree required in an engineering discipline.
  2. 1-3 years experience in Molding required.
  3. Hands on experience in Injection Molding, Mold and Machine Setup, Process Development, Validation and Troubleshooting.
  4. Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, & Outlook)
  5. Working knowledge of AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
  6. Good written and oral communication skills required
  7. Lean manufacturing or six sigma experience preferred
  8. Medical Device manufacturing experience preferred
  9. Experience in an ISO audited manufacturing company preferred


STERIS is a $2B+, 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.

Req ID:  13056
Category:  Engineering
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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