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Job Title:  Senior Mechanical Designer

Req ID:  32502
Job Category:  Engineering

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55447


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

The Infection Prevention Technology (IPT) business develops sterilizers used in hospitals throughout the world. This highly complex equipment ensures physicians can safely perform surgeries everyday. Join a highly collaborative team that impacts the research and development of this critical equipment. 

The Senior Designer is responsible for design, detail drafting and documentation on minor or major projects and products as assigned by Supervisor, Lead Designers and/or Engineers.  Develops components design specifications and assist in resolving design problems in support of new product development.

*This position is located in Plymouth, MN or Mentor, OH with eligibility for the hybrid work schedule.

What you will do

•    Prepares component, assembly, and system design layouts of complex electromechanical equipment from design specs and guidance from Lead Designer and/or Engineer  in support of product development. Layouts to be completed timely and accurately with minimum impact on stackup, completely define to support the design intent with high regards for customer specifications and need.
•    Coordinates, assists, and directs efforts between Engineers and Lead. Designers and supporting other Drafters on projects by developing and creating detail documentation through engineering release.
•    Leads the drafting effort of supporting drafters in the preparation of the detail.
•    Aid in the development of drafting personnel with regards to good drafting practices and to STERIS’ policies and procedures requirements as related to documentation.
•    Design assemblies for best manufacturing process for components of design as to feasibility, cost, reliability, etc.  Originates ideas and concepts of designs.  Specifies code
•    Adheres to requirements in designs to meet various standards: UL, ASME, OSHA, NFPA, TUV, ASTM etc., as applicable by the design spec.
•    Provides accurate and complete drawings in regards to views, dimensioning, conformance to Company engineering specifications and drafting standards; assists in the final drafting checking function, and aids in securing all necessary approvals for all drawings produced under his/her supervision.
•    Performs testing or assisting in testing of prototypes and pre-production products in accordance with test protocols.  May assist in preparing and writing test summaries.

What you need to be successful

•    Associates Degree in an appropriate discipline from a two or four-year college or university, or a certificate from an accredited technical school is preferred. 
•    A minimum of five years of design experience with significant CAD and PLM experience. 
•    Experience with design of sheet metal, piping, electromechanical and mechanical assemblies. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedures/manuals. Experienced with Microsoft Products: Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio
•    Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical information in various forms, and deal with several abstract and/or concrete variables simultaneously. 
•    Experience working with Creo is preferred.
•    Experience working with Windchill PLM is 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 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:  32502
Job Category:  Engineering

Minneapolis, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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