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Job Title:  Welder - 1st Shift ($2,000 HIRING BONUS)

Req ID:  26211
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

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

Position will be responsible for performing high mix/ low volume manual TIG welding of Stainless Steel and Aluminum in a high quality medical device manufacturing environment.   

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented 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 offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  1. Competitive pay
  2. Training and coaching
  3. Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  4. 401(k) with a company match
  5. Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  6. Tuition assistance
  7. Opportunities for advancement


  1. Set-up and operate TIG welding equipment using prescribed methods and procedures to weld parts within acceptable tolerances and standards.
  2. Build weldments through manual layout and manual surface prep processes when required.
  3. Read and interpret welding blueprints including standard welding symbols, travelers, and other work instruction documents.
  4. Positions parts to be joined using fixtures and other holding or positioning devices.
  5. Use required measuring instruments and gages to check and ensure parts meet dimensional requirements.
  6. Communicate clearly, both verbally and written, with Engineers, Quality personnel, supervisors, and fellow team employees.
  7. As a member of a self-directed work group, complete all projects, assignments, and duties as directed and instructed.
  8. Complies with all quality standards.
  9. Remain safety-conscious at all times, wearing all prescribed safety equipment and observing all safety rules stated in the Associate Handbook.
  10. Conform to all policies, procedures and rules of conduct as communicated through the Associate Handbook, Bulletin Boards, Newsletters and any other vehicle by which information is distributed by STERIS® Management.
  11. Record production activities on computerized shop floor control system.
  12. Meet all productivity requirement.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. 1-2 years Welding experience.
  2. 2 years of experience working in a solid metal fabrication / machining environment.
  3. Must be able to use prescribed manual processes in TIG welding of stainless, mild steel, and aluminum.
  4. Must be able to read and interpret welding blueprints, including all standard welding symbols.
  5. Must be able to use precision measuring instruments and gages.
  6. Must have strong math and troubleshooting proficiency and basic computer skills.
  7. Must have basic welding inspection knowledge – visual inspection.

Preferred Experience

  1. Vocational/ Technical – Completion of formal welding training program.
  2. Welding experience in flux core, MIG, stick, or carbon steel.



STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 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:  26211
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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