Job Title:  Welder I - 1st shift

Req ID:  34990
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.

$2,000 Hiring Bonus

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 shift requires you to work Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 4:30pm and Friday 7:00am – 11:00am.


  • Set-up and operate TIG welding equipment using prescribed methods and procedures to weld parts within acceptable tolerances and standards.
  • Build weldments through manual layout and manual surface prep processes when required.
  • Read and interpret welding blueprints including standard welding symbols, travelers, and other work instruction documents.
  • Positions parts to be joined using fixtures and other holding or positioning devices.
  • Use required measuring instruments and gages to check and ensure parts meet dimensional requirements.
  • Communicate clearly, both verbally and written, with Engineers, Quality personnel, supervisors, and fellow team employees.
  • As a member of a self-directed work group, complete all projects, assignments, and duties as directed and instructed.

Duties - cont'd

  • Complies with all quality standards.
  • Always remain safety-conscious, wearing all prescribed safety equipment and observing all safety rules stated in the Associate Handbook.
  • 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.
  • Record production activities on computerized shop floor control system.
  • Meet all productivity requirements.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. 1+ years Tig 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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  34990
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Mentor, OH, US, 44060

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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