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Title:  R&D Engineer, Advanced Systems

Req ID:  14189
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

The R and D Engineer, Advanced Systems will join a fast-paced Infection Prevention Technologies Research and Development team, developing new Steam Sterilizers. The R and D Engineer, Advanced Systems is responsible for overall technical leadership and responsibility for the technical realization of a major product platform release.  This position reports to the Engineering Manager and is the technical stakeholder leading the system level reviews working within the project constraints of schedule, cost, performance, quality and reliability objectives.


  • Drives refinement/ translation of stakeholder requirements (Customer, safety, reliability, clinical, serviceability, manufacturability, quality etc.). Manages program plan and quality of requirements, development of technical approach, top level design, feasibility of potential technical solutions, and allocation of derived requirements (including functionality, interface specifications and design budgets) onto affected subsystems.
  • Plans, oversees and executes the Systems Engineering activities in the project, including Initiation, coordination, synchronization, review and integration of the technical work performed within various Engineering disciplines
  • Leads cross-discipline feasibility and tradeoff studies.
  • Drives system-level design & technical reviews.
  • Leads derivation/budgeting/allocation of system/subsystems requirements and interfaces.
  • Leads defect management, risk management, usability activities
  • Leads the preparation of documentation, including configuration documentation, DHF etc.
  • Leads system integration (follow up, analysis, problem solving), verification and validation.
  • Defines testing requirements and strategy and drives formal verification and validation
  • Harmonizes common features, system functions and improvement solutions across relevant products.

Required Experience

  • BS/MS Degree in Electrical, Software, or Mechanical Engineering discipline preferred, other engineering disciplines will be considered.
  • Minimum: Five progressive years of experience in Systems engineering or minimum ten progressive years of experience in electro-mechanical capital equipment development
  • Preferred: Ten progressive years of experience in Systems engineering or minimum ten progressive years of experience in regulatory environments.
  • Three - five years involvement in a multi-disciplinary product development environment.
  • Three - five years of engineering experience in one area and deep understanding in a second one (like SW/ EE/ ME).


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:  14189
Category:  Engineering
City:  Mentor
State:  OH
Postal Code:  44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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