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Job Title:  Senior Electrical Systems Engineer

Req ID:  20843
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

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.

If you are interested in a career that helps make it possible for doctors to perform life changing procedures and impact the health and well-being of patients everywhere, then STERIS Endoscopy is the place for you. 


Join a fast-paced New Product Development team within STERIS’ Endoscopy business developing, modifying, integrating and sustaining capital equipment used during endoscopic procedures. You will collaborate with engineers, interface regularly with vendors, and provide technical input. This position requires hands on experience with electrical and software systems in order to provide technical guidance to vendors and project team members. 


Our amazing team of engineers work closely with one another as well as project and product managers to make a difference in the lives of physicians and their patients throughout the world as the team innovates and launches new products and technologies. You will interact with other engineering disciplines and cross-functional team members during the development lifecycle phases from concept through final release. Your expertise will guide decisions on appropriate product changes and new product launches. The ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced, multi-disciplinary, collaborative environment and values clear communication.   

What you will do

•    Work hands-on with the product, understanding and improving both the Electrical Hardware and Software Systems.
•    Develop technical approach including system and subsystem architecture and product inter-compatibility. Focus on Electrical Systems and Software Systems within medical devices. 
•    Handle incoming product support requests including troubleshooting, testing, and documenting changes.  
•    Working closely with the Project Manager and other Technical Leaders, you will plan, oversee and execute the technical Systems Engineering activities in the project.
•    Drive refinement and translation of user and stakeholder requirements including clinical, marketing, service, reliability, and manufacturing. 
•    Design system or sub-system aspects of the product release.
•    Responsibilities will include a combination of system definition, technical deep dive/design, and technical project management. 
•    Lead cross-discipline feasibility and tradeoff studies.
•    Act as a technical interface to the cross functional team (e.g. operation, service, marketing, etc.)
•    Plan and execute system-level technical design reviews.
•    You will be part of the team that prepares documentation, including usability engineering, risk management, System Design Document, configuration documentation, DHF etc.
•    Lead system integration (follow up, analysis, problem solving
•    Define testing requirements and strategy and drives formal verification & validation.

What you need to be successful

•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering  or related field.
•    Minimum 5 progressive years of intensive experience in a regulated (e.g. Medical Devices, Aerospace) environment in a Systems Engineering capacity. Medical device 510(k) regulated work experience preferred.
•    Systems modeling and simulation experience with LabVIEW is a must.
•    Strong troubleshooting skills: You can conduct a logical, systematic search for the source of a problem and replicate it, solve it, or escalate it
•    Ability to propose methods, techniques and evaluation criteria to realize the feature.
•    Strong understanding of software development principles and tools, including design, testing, integration.
•    Broad technical working knowledge of multiple engineering disciplines (EE/ME/SW) and deep understanding in Controls, Algorithm Development, and Data Analysis
•    Experience in building and navigating dFMEA trees to assist clinical and regulatory team members in assessing risk.
•    Three years involvement in a multi-discipline project development environment.
•    Good communication, influencing, conflict resolution, and technical documentation skills.
•    Systems thinking acuity.
•    Positive attitude towards feedback and continuous improvement 
•    5% Foreign or Domestic Travel required.

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 $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.

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