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Job Title:  Senior Electrical Engineer

Req ID:  30744
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

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.

Position Summary

The Senior Electrical Engineer will join a growing, highly collaborative, dedicated Engineering team. This team focuses their efforts on Research and Development for Sterilizers and associated products utilized in hospitals around the world. The Senior Electrical Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, and documentation associated with the electrical systems. Independently evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria in executing product development and validation.



  • Leads system and subsystem level design for NPD Projects.
  • Electrical, Control and Instrumentation System design/development and testing/validation
  • Applies code/standards guidelines and requirements to develop compliant product designs.
  • Participates in writing requirements, test protocol, test reports and other project and regulatory documentation
  • Ensures development and execution of appropriate test plans
  • Leads continuous improvement efforts (design and certification, process systems, products Incorporating new technologies (state of the art) / innovations in certain disciplines.
  • Collaborates w/ Marketing, Quality, Reliability, Manufacturing, Service, Supply Chain, Regulatory.
  • Supervises interactions with vendors, suppliers and consultants to assure engineering models and prototype parts comply with designs and specifications.
  • Provides support/input into technical roadmap at systems or assembly level.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Engineering General

Required Experience

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and capable of working across multiple assigned projects; report generation
  • Design for Manufacturing and Assembly, Serviceability experience
  • Experience with design controls process in a highly regulated industry; medical preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including schedule, resource needs, technical scope definition and providing electrical engineering guidance to project team engineers, designers and technicians
  • Familiarity with controlling electro-mechanical devices such as motors, solenoids, and heaters
  • Understanding of machine electrical hardware, such as wiring, connectors, mechanical packaging, thermal considerations, and power management.
  • Knowledge of Medical Electrical Standards (IEC 61010-1, 61010-2-40, 61326-1) a plus.
  • Experience in creating requirements and test procedures for electrical systems and printed circuit board assemblies
  • Understanding of design and application of various sensor technologies, such as pressure transducers and thermal couples/RTDs
  • Familiarity with user interface technologies, such as touch-screen displays, printers, and other HMI accessories
  • Understanding of machine communication protocols 
  • Travel up to 15% including internationally

Preferred Experience




STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  30744
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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