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Title:  Quality Engineer

Req ID:  11007
Category:  Quality
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

The Quality Engineer designs, installs and evaluates quality assurance process systems, procedures and statistical techniques; designs or specifies inspection and testing mechanisms and equipment; analyzes production and service limitations and standards; recommends revision of specifications when indicated; formulates or helps formulate quality assurance policies and procedures. May conduct training on quality assurance concepts and tools. Interfaces with all other engineering components within the company and with customers and suppliers on quality related issues. 


  1. Drive improvement in key quality metrics as measured by the product/process quality dashboard such as: Defects/Unit; Out Of Box performance and, Warranty Repairs/Unit.
  2. Coordinate improvement projects such as dashboard projects, complaint investigations, CAPA and other continuous improvement actions.
  3. Assist in creating, maintaining and improving overall Quality System integrity to ensure compliance to ISO and QSR standards.
  4. Provide quality engineering support to production processes and value streams.
  5. Address and resolve supplier quality issues.
  6. Directly support the customer complaint management process and assist in resolution in accordance with customer needs and compliance standards.
  7. Serve as quality engineering support to new product development design, testing, and introduction ensuring the attainment of key quality deliverables and quality targets.
  8. Conduct weekly product improvement team meetings. Resolve disputes and reach consensus on actions to be taken.
  9. Perform all other duties as assigned.


  1. Bachelor’s degree in quality, mechanical, industrial, or similar engineering field required.
  2. Certifications as CQE, CQA, Six Sigma or Lean are preferred.
  3. Master’s degree, a plus.

Required Experience

  1. 3 years experience with manufacturing processes (such as fabrication, welding, machining, and assembly.)
  2. 3 years experience in quality systems or engineering.
  3. Excellent problem solving skills including FMEA or root cause analysis and implementation of Corrective and Preventive Actions.
  4. Leadership ability to coordinate projects in a cross-functional team environment.
  5. Demonstrated effective organizational, oral and written communications skills
  6. Demonstrated computer skills and experience with applications such as EXCEL, Minitab, Word.

Preferred Experience

  1. Experience in a medical device manufacturing environment and familiarity with ISO, QSR/GMP requirements, preferred.
  2. Experience in a lean, continuous improvement environment, preferred.


STERIS is a $2B+, publically 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:  11007
Category:  Quality
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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