Job Title:  Senior Injection Molding Process Engineer

Req ID:  37082
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

At STERIS, the Senior Injection Molding Process Engineer provides Engineering/Manufacturing technical expertise in support of the total operations functions, goals, objectives, and projects of the STERIS Endoscopy division of STERIS. The Senior Injection Molding Process Engineer is responsible for establishing and maintaining manufacturing processes and procedures including capacity planning, tooling, process development, routings, cost reductions, and quality improvements within the injection molding department.


What We Offer You

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
Paid holidays
Matching 401(k)
Annual merit increases
Annual bonus

Join us and help write our next chapter.

What You Will Do

•    Establishing, controlling and improving new and existing injection molding processes.
•    Managing new and existing mold sampling and validation, including all required documentation in accordance with FDA and ISO standards.
•    Assist production with process control and troubleshooting.
•    Establish effective working relationships with multiple departments to maximize project management success.
•    Develop and maintain costing documents for new products through direct labor standards and bill of material standard costs. 
•    Participate in and lead cross functional teams for the advancement of projects.
•    Lead and implement cost reduction activities and capital equipment acquisition including payback analysis, capacity analysis, and business case justification.
•    Develop and maintain process documentation such that accurate documentation is provided at all times.  Submit change orders to revise existing processes.
•    Provide assistance in plant layout, ergonomics, and process engineering such that products are produced efficiently while meeting ISO and industry standards.
•    Provide technical support and problem solving for production and facility problems.
•    Train production personnel on new and revised processes.
•    Work with quality and operations personnel to ensure ISO compliance.
•    Provide Make versus Buy analysis for product components and tooling.
•    Any other duties or projects as required.

What Will Help You Be Successful

•    Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related technical field with minimum of 8 years of manufacturing experience. Will accept minimum of sixteen (16) years of manufacturing experience in lieu of degree. 
•    Minimum of 5 years’ experience in injection molding manufacturing operations preferred
•    Experience in machining, tooling, tool design is a plus.
•    Experience with molding simulation software or fluid mechanics analysis a plus.
•    Lean manufacturing experience required. Six Sigma experience is a plus.
•    Understanding of the medical device regulatory, document, and quality control issues.
•    MiniTab experience is a plus.
•    Experience with tools such as SPC, PFMEA, and IQ/OQ/PQ. 


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:  37082
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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