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Job Title:  Senior Engineer

Req ID:  17823
Job Category:  Engineering
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  Mentor
Zip:  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

Interested in joining a talented product development team and work in a dynamic, collaborative environment while contributing innovative ideas?  As a Senior Engineer, you will Independently evaluate, select and apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria using judgment in the solution of assigned engineering tasks.  You will also solve complex problems by applying a broad knowledge of engineering or scientific principles to accomplish technical assignments within the discipline (i.e. Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical or Computer Engineering).  Plan and prepare schedules for tasks and implements new/modified designs to achieve technological improvements.  Determine feasibility of various product ideas from a technical and implementation standpoint and make recommendations for future product development. prepare schedules for tasks and implements new/modified designs to achieve technological improvements.  Determine feasibility of various product ideas from a technical and implementation standpoint and make recommendations for future product development.  The Senior Engineer has greater authority over assignments and decisions required to complete work and will serve as a mentor to the lower classification engineers


•    Effectively uses the company resources by incorporating new technological advances in the state-of-the-art and by employing improved design technology in executing engineering assignments.
•    Defines and leads the design, development, and implements activities required to support both new products, and/or solve problems on current products, by applying broad based technical skills and acquired knowledge of several branches of science and engineering.
•    Directs technicians in the preparation of development and qualification tests, analyze results, draws conclusions, and presents summary and recommendations in a test report.  Prepares Qualification Test Specifications and Qualification/Test Reports.
•    Documents complex troubleshooting procedures related to system hardware.
•    Applies code/standards guidelines and requirements to product design.
•    Performs and/or assigns engineering investigations involving calculations and/or tests in support of new product designs, methods, or process studies.
•    Responsible for the actual designs, and for leading the individuals developing the designs, and the drawings for a variety of components, sub-assemblies, processes or equipment in support of control projects.
•    Supervises interactions with vendors, suppliers and consultants to assure engineering models and prototype parts comply with designs and specifications.
•    Leads in planning and implementing changes to infrastructure with the goal of enhancing performance.
•    Provides technical guidance and assistance to other engineers.

Education Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering
Required Experience

•    B.S. Degree in specific Engineering field, or equivalent.
•    Five to Fifteen years’ experience in an engineering field.   
•    Advanced degree in specific engineering field a plus.
•    Professional Engineering licenses a plus.
•    Continuous Improvement (Lean/Six Sigma) experience with a green or black belt a plus.
•    Proficient in engineering computer tools
•    Strong knowledge of process and systems design tools and procedures
•    Sound engineering judgement
•    Good supervisory and scheduling skills
•    Responsible for the supervision of small studies and projects
•    Coaches team members successfully
•    Ability to work independently






STERIS is a $3B, 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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