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Job Title:  Welder - 1st Shift

Req ID:  19231
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
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.


Join STERIS in its vision to see the world free from Infection and Contamination as a Welder!  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.   

Position Summary
  1. Set-up and operate TIG welding equipment using prescribed methods and procedures to weld parts within acceptable tolerances and standards.  
  2. Ability to build weldments through manual layout and manual surface prep processes when required.  
  3. Read and interpret STERIS® 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.
  13. Perform work to meet all required quality specifications. 
Duties - cont'd
Education Degree
  • High School Diploma or GED
Required Experience
  1. Minimum two years experience welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in a solid metal fabrication/ machining environment.
  2. Must be able to use prescribed manual processes in TIG welding of stainless, mild steel, and aluminum.
  3. Must be able to read and interpret welding blueprints, including all standard welding symbols.
  4. Must be able to use precision measuring instruments and gages.
  5. Must have strong math and troubleshooting proficiency and basic computer skills.
  6. Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  7. Must have ability to stand for long periods of time. Must be capable of lifting 50 pounds without assistance. 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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