Job Title:  Senior Designer

Req ID:  37393
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.

The Role

Are you an self-motivated individual who when needed, collaborates with others? Does the idea of designing products to help keep our world healthier appeal to you? Consider joining STERIS as a Senior Designer, where you will design, develop and document the manufacturing construction documentation for mechanical or electrical components and subassemblies to meet company, team and group goals. Collaborate with Design, Manufacturing, and Engineering to create production-ready components and product designs and drawings using 2D and 3D applications (AutoCAD, CREO).


What You'll Do

  • Reliably prepares complete and accurate layouts: critical tolerance areas, component requirements and placement, material selection and manufacturability in support of current products, new designs, methods, materials, or process studies
  • Creates accurate and complete drawings with regard to view, dimensioning, and conformance to company engineering specifications and drafting standards; assists in the final drafting checking function and aids in securing all necessary approvals for all drawings produced.
  • Develops complex product designs and associated engineering documentation with limited guidance from engineers of lead designers.
  • Solves problems independently utilizing problem solving techniques, referencing historical designs, referencing standards and other resources.
  • Creates CAD models and assists with developing design layouts and drawings for a variety of components, sub-assemblies, processes, or equipment in support of projects.
  • Interacts with vendors, suppliers, and consultants, on a limited basis, to assure compliance with requirements and specifications.
  • Assesses and controls drafting and design work of drafting personnel and takes responsibility for accuracy needed in overall product documentation. Teaches and assists with the development of design personnel.
  • Works as a collaborative team member in engineering projects. May assist with prototype assembly, parts expediting for prototypes, validation of new or existing products.
  • Leads communication with vendors, sourcing, manufacturing, service and other functions to realize designs.
  • Initiates ECNs through the Windchill system to implement simple to moderately complex design changes, following the corporate change process, while works with appropriate subject matter owners.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associate's Degree in Design

What You Need To Be Successful

Education & Experience

  • Technical Associate degree in Design or Drafting highly desired, vocational training preferred.
  • Minimum of 4 years Designing experience. 
  • Strong Proficiency with advanced functions of technical software design packages (CREO or AutoCAD) and familiarity with 3D surfacing techniques required. 

Skills and Abilities

  • Proficient in advanced/complex technical design documentation (drafting, schematics, layouts, symbols)
  • Expert in product lifecycle management through release and change management documentation.
  • Experienced designing in multiple manufacturing methods within the technical function
  • Hands-on aptitude within the technical area of expertise
  • Proficient in Microsoft products; Excel, Word, Project, and Power Point.
  • Effective written and verbal communication.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Familiar with accepted drafting standards (ANSI Y14.5 or equivalent) and technical standards and areas such as Mechanical Engineer’s Handbook, electrical schematics, and piping diagrams is highly desired. 
  • Able to travel internationally. (5-10%)

Our Healthcare Customers are federally mandated (by Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services or CMS) requiring vendors to have the COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption.  There are select Customers who do not accept any exceptions. Unvaccinated Associates may be excluded from working at a Customer site, require routine testing with an approved exemption (if accepted by the Customer) or have limited Customer access impacting their ability to remain employed. Additionally, we may be required to meet state mandates on COVID-19 vaccination, exemptions and/or booster requirements. This position is a Customer-facing role that falls under a state or CMS mandate.

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:  37393
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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