Job Title:  Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  42218
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 primary responsibilities a Senior Manufacturing Engineer include: leading and developing our current and future manufacturing processes by coordinating the engineering activities in support of the organizations manufacturing engineering needs.  This position will play an instrumental role in support of our Scientific Molding Initiatives, Lean 6-Sigma improvement program, product cost reduction programs and our in-house ME testing lab.  The Senior Engineer position will be responsible for delivering assigned responsibilities/projects on time and will also support the mentoring/training of fellow engineering staff in the proper application of advanced engineering concepts and techniques. This position will possess a senior level understanding of manufacturing engineering and will be able to effectively work with limited supervision and in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws/regulations. This is a day shift position. The shift schedule can be one of the following: M-Th, 7-4 and Fri 7-11 or M-Th, 8-5 and Fri 8-12.

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


Come join us and help write your next chapter!


What You Will Do

  • Provide senior-level technical support, training and guidance for all assigned engineering projects.
  • Support and provide expert guidance and training for fellow engineers and peers.
  • Provide technical support to all manufacturing departments and assigned new-product development projects.
  • Write, and or, update work instructions/part specifications, validation protocols, test reports, routine engineering reports, proofread and update technical documents (ECOs, MPs, QCs, rework instruction and cost).
  • Interface with Internal and external resources in the review of the design changes and product line enhancements.
  • Engineering Project Management: develop/plan, manage and lead assigned engineering projects (cost savings/Six Sigma improvement projects).
  • Perform detailed engineering assessments including, Process Capability (CPK), line layouts and line rebalancing initiatives, flow optimization and automation projects. 
  • Support the organization growth initiatives and actively participate in the new product line introductions.
  • Actively participate in the organizations Operational Excellence program and provide the training and guidance required to support our associate’s growth in the understanding and application of Lean improvement process.
  • Analyze and review current requirements, workflow, design layout of equipment, and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Share in the coordination of the development and control of the company capital expense budgets.

What Will Help You Be Successul

  • Bachelor of Science degree required in an engineering discipline. Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum four(4) years hands on engineering experience in manufacturing setting required.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Access, & Outlook)
  • Working knowledge of SolidWorks or similar CAD software
  • Good written and oral communication skills required.
  • Lean manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Medical Device manufacturing experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in an ISO audited manufacturing company preferred.
  • Production equipment troubleshooting/adjustment knowledge (Ultrasonic welding, packaging-Tyvek/paper, Injection molding)
  • Solid Process Validation Experience (IQ/OQ & PQs)
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to relate and work in a fast-paced manufacturing work environment.
  • Assembly Fixture Design Experience and PLC Programming




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:  42218
Job Category:  Engineering

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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