Job Title:  Senior Electrical Engineer

Req ID:  32534
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.

Position Summary

STERIS develops a variety of Sterilizers that are an essential part of the decontamination and sterilization process performed by sterile processing departments (SPD) in healthcare facilities. STERIS offers one of the broadest range of both steam and low temperature sterilizers and has a solution available to maximize department productivity and optimize workflow.

As a Senior Electrical Engineer within our Controls team, you will be responsible for the management of multiple projects in the development of new products and updates to existing products.   You will be responsible for leading the hardware designs as part of a multidisciplinary team from concept to production by designing, developing, analyzing,  and verifying electrical designs.  Strong leadership abilities, communication, initiative and organization will ensure you are successful in this role.


•    Specifies, designs, develops and verifies electronic and electrical designs.
•    Develops, maintains and improves product design and documentation related to system controls.
•    Performs engineering analysis and digital simulation using advanced tools to ensure product functionality.
•    Participates in technical design reviews of products and design requirements documents.
•    Develops test protocols and reports to validate changes and ensure product reliability.
•    Evaluates and tests for EMC and Safety compliance for medical device electronic equipment.
•    Evaluates and qualifies alternate source electronic components.  Updates designs as necessary.
•    Supports manufacturing, both internal and external, with resolution of production and testing issues. 
•    Supports design, development and maintenance of functional testers at the contract manufacturer sites.
•    Manages interactions with vendors, suppliers and consultants to assure engineering models and prototype parts comply with designs and specifications.

Required Experience

•    Requires a minimum of 5+ years of related engineering experience.
•    Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree required.
•    Working knowledge of electrical engineering fundamentals including, analog/digital design, sensor and control circuits, optoelectronics and embedded microcontrollers.
•    Experience with electrical engineering design tools, including schematic capture and layout is beneficial.  (Altium knowledge is preferred) 
•    Experience in analog, digital and mixed circuit simulation and modeling, such as LTspice and tolerance stackups is beneficial.
•    Experience with lab test equipment, including multimeters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, power analyzers, function generators, etc.
•    Experience with EMC/EMI, ESD, shielding, safety, and certification testing
•    Experience with developing design verification protocols, execution, and report generation (V&V).
•    Familiarity with user interface technologies, such as touch-screen displays, printers and other HMI accessories.
•    Familiarity with machine communication protocols and data acquisition. Experience with NI DAQ equipment and LabVIEW is a plus
•    Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and capable of working across multiple assigned projects.
•    Self-motivated and innovative.
•    Lean Six Sigma / (DFMA) Design for Manufacturing and Assembly, Serviceability is beneficial.
•    Travel up to 10% including internationally.

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn’t be where it is today without our incredible people. That’s why we share in our success together by rewarding you for your hard work. Hiring people who are in it for the long run with STERIS is our ultimate goal. We do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans.  Join us and help write our next chapter.



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:  32534
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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