Job Title:  Technical Trainer I

Req ID:  42172
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

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 is growing and we are looking for a Technical Trainer to join our team in Mentor, OH. The Technical Trainer develops and conducts technical and related training programs for internal and/or external customers both at Company sites and off-site as needed. This role assists in the creation of training programs and demonstrates procedures being taught by applying knowledge and following course outlines. The Technical Trainer performs department equipment maintenance when necessary and contributes to the training effectiveness of the group, while maintaining their own levels of expertise in instructional design and delivery techniques, product knowledge and curriculums.



  • Performs classroom duties as required to train STERIS and CUSTOMER personnel according to assigned curriculums. These duties include, but are not limited to, classroom lecture, group discussions/role plays, testing and evaluation, interactive/distance training,etc.
  • Performs Lab/Practicum duties as required to train students according to assigned curriculums. These duties include, but are not limited to, Performance/Demonstration of hands-on tasks, lab monitoring, testing and evaluation, etc. Promotes safety and safework practices at all times, and advises students of Company practices/procedures as they relate to their job, as well as to the STERIS Service Training facilities.
  • Evaluates students enrolled in classes with the Service Training department. Evaluation devices include written tests, lab practical exercises, one on one encounters, and discussions of course materials. Communicates his/her evaluation to appropriate parties(per company policy) when required to do so. Counsels students and recommendations remediation to students on an as-needed basis.
  • Teach "customized" or individualized courses when necessary to accomplish the mission of the Department. Performs assignments requiring Domestic or International travel, as required by the Technical Training Manager or approved designate.
  • Organize and develop, or obtain, training procedure manuals and guides and course materials such as handouts and visual materials. Creates and utilizes prepared and approved lesson plans and course materials when teaching classes.
  • Works as a team member to incorporate changes to the curriculums as needed. Will use the approved procedures to initiate and document all required curriculum and/or materials changes.
  • Maintains product and technology knowledge at levels needed to reflect current industry standards. This is done using all available STERIS documents, industry bulletins and publications, and other similarly recognized (STERIS) authoritative documentation.
  • Maintains instructional and presentational competencies to be able to conduct any of the training available through the Service Training department.
  • Present information, using a variety of instructional techniques and formats such as role playing, simulations, team exercises, group discussions, videos and lectures.
  • Build experience in assessing training needs through surveys, interviews with employees, focus groups, or consultation with managers, instructors or customer representatives. Work as a team member to offer specific consultative advice to help workers maintain or improve job skills. Attend meetings and seminars to obtain information for use in training programs, or to inform management of training program status.

Required Experience

  • Associates Degree in relevant Science or Instructional background. Bachelors Degree inSciences or Technologies highly preferred. Equivalent experience may be considered as replacement for some of these requirements.
  • Certified in an approved instructor training program and/or minimum 2 years experience informal (adult) training; industrial, vocational or technical training.
  • Must have strong ability to mentor colleagues in all areas of training expertise to enhance other instructor’s skills.
  • Must possess the ability to develop lesson plans based on available curriculum materials, including course outlines, equipment manuals, engineering materials.
  • Must be able to support the development of training aids, including simulators, e-learning courses, video presentation, distance learning, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation, such as electrical and plumbing schematics, diagrams, Isometric and sectional drawings, etc preferred.


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 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:  42172
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: Infection Control, Learning, Plumbing, Electrical, Engineer, Healthcare, Human Resources, Engineering, Manufacturing