Job Title:  Product Sourcing Engineer - Mentor, OH (Hybrid)

Req ID:  39341
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.

STERIS - Product Sourcing Engineer - Mentor, OH


As a Product Sourcing Engineer  at STERIS, you will be a pivotal part of our strategic sourcing and procurement initiatives. You will work to ensure products requested by our product management teams, are sourced and validated for quality and compliance effectively. You'll serve as the technical expert responsible for documenting and adhering to STERIS's third-party product introduction processes. Additionally, your expertise will be vital in supporting cross-functional teams on various new product development sourcing and change control projects, such as business continuity, value improvement, line extensions, new products, and acquisitions.


This position is considered a Hybrid role - Minimum 3 days onsite at our Mentor, Ohio Headquarters is required. 


Key Responsiblities:


  • Serve as the technical expert for the business to both external (suppliers) and internal customers, including cross-functional team members. 
  • Work with product managers to verify established product requirements. 
  • Interpret and evaluate reports and data provided by suppliers to ensure products meet STERIS requirements.
  • Work with cross–functional team members involved in product definition and requirements including areas of regulatory, quality, marketing, and clinical. 
  • Ensure the “Introduction of Third-Party Products” and “Change Control Project” processes are followed. Improve these processes where necessary.
  • Work with the Sourcing Project Engineer and cross-functional team to create project schedule.
  • Understand and own dependencies on schedule and work to proactively mitigate risks and create contingency plans. May be required to monitor CFT schedule. 
  • Work directly with the Sourcing Project Engineer and Sourcing Specialist to find new opportunities, maintain established relationships, and communicate both technical and business-related needs to suppliers. 
  • May provide project support with the integration of acquisitions.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.

What experience, skills, and abilities will you need?


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field.
  • 2+ years of experience, with at least 1 year in project management, product development, and/or change control within the medical device or similarly regulated industry.
  • Experience in one or more of the following disciplines is a plus: Design and/or Development Engineering, Manufacturing, Regulatory, Quality.
  • Strong project management and technical skills.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks, quickly learn new concepts, and deliver innovative solutions to complex challenges.
  • Commitment to quality and the ability to manage multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to adapt to changing internal and external customer needs and priorities.
  • Proficiency in presenting project updates to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strong planning and organizational abilities.
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment, including Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and applicable Quality System Standards.
  • High standards for timeliness, work ethic, and personal integrity.

What are our STERIS Benefits?


At Steris, we invest in our employees and their families! Here is just a brief overview of what we offer:


  • Competitive Pay
  • Extensive Paid Time Off (18 days starting) and (9) added Holidays.
  • Excellent healthcare, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Long/Short term disability coverage
  • Parental Leave
  • Additional add-on benefits/discounts for programs such as Pet Insurance
  • Continued training and educations programs
  • Excellent opportunities for advancement in a stable long-term career






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:  39341
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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