Job Title:  Maintenance Mechanic-3rd Shift

Req ID:  38679
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, AL, US, 36109


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

This position will require conducting a variety of facility and equipment repair tasks involving technical and maintenance skills. This individual will support the facility manufacturing activities by ensuring equipment is maintained and/or repaired in a timely manner. Communication skills, both oral and written, are required to communicate findings in a clear and concise manner. Each maintenance activity will be approached in such a manner to ensure safety is the number one priority. Mechanics will support the installation, testing, and validation of new production equipment procured to meet the needs of the various production facilities.


Shift: 11:00pm-7:00am 

Benefits: Healthcare, Vision, Dental, 401K Match, Quarterly Bonuses, PTO, Company Holidays and Sign On Bonus



  • Perform preventive maintenance, on manual, semi-automated, and automated equipment utilizing blueprints, technical manuals, or manufacturer specifications. Utility systems for facility and building related items.  This could involve electrical, electronics, mechanics, pneumatics, and hydraulics systems. Clearly record results, and recommendations or changes if needed on PM provided work orders.
  • Recognize and perform machine adjustments to the various machine systems, operational interlocks, sensors, energy isolation systems, and other ancillary inputs to machine controls according to Company safety procedures.
  • Analyze and determine corrective actions or repairs based on operational and trouble messages provided by Programmable Logic Controls (PLC) Display Monitors, CNC control panels or other similar display panels.
  • Maintain certifications for calibrated equipment, maintenance documentation, machine history, and all other appropriate documentation.
  • Analyze and determine necessary repairs or improvements to facility and building related supporting systems,

Duties - cont'd

  • Assist Engineering with installation, testing, application designs, modifications and validation of new production equipment.
  • Ability to prioritize planned/unplanned work requests based on safety and or production needs for the facility, without direct supervision.
  • Clearly understand and follow all Lock Out Tag Out procedures, and Arc Flash requirements as outlined in STERIS HSE/ procedures. 
  • Correctly indentify replacement machine components, supplies and supplier.  Make contact, make purchase decision based on cost and production needs, fill out requisition or make immediate purchase.

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  • Technical College degree preferred in, Industrial Maintenance, Machine Tool Technology or Electrical/Instrumentation.
  • Must continue to upgrade skills as needed to address changing technology and requirements
  • 3-5 years of relevant multicraft experience preferred
  • Consistent proficiency in the ability to read and interpret electrical schematics, ladder diagrams and machine design blueprints
  • Must possess a basic knowledge regarding hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems and be able to diagnose, select and install components related to the same
  • Experience in diagnosing and repairing CNC equipment alarm codes and malfunctions preferred
  • Knowledge of internet, email communications (internal and external), word processing programs, Oracle Purchasing Modules, Kronos Time & Attendance programs, AS400 Labor Reporting and Windows based CNC Equipment Controls, 
  • Possess good oral and written communications skills and be able to communicate maintenance findings in a clear and concise manner, both internal and external to the facility.
  • Sound troubleshooting, investigational and follow up skills in areas of electrical, hydraulic, mechanical and pneumatic equipment.


Preferred Experience-Cont'd

  • Basic computer knowledge is preferred.
  • Must be able to pass a pulmonary function test and baseline hearing test. As a member of the first response team, Maintenance Mechanic the candidate must be able to wear a respirator and hearing protection, requiring no facial hair obstructions.
  • Ability to safely perform job related functions working from man lifts, ladders, scaffolding and elevated platforms.
  • Ability to make decisions and stay quality focused, to communicate effectively with co-workers and members of the leadership team
  • Assist with training other maintenance mechanics and ability to understand and follow work instructions, both written and oral.
  • Ability to adapt to conditions as dictated by business requirements and to work with others.
  • Willingness to work overtime, if required.
  • Knowledge, understanding and application of Lean Manufacturing tools, such as, 5S, Kanban Inventory, Visual Management, Waste elimination, and Root Cause Problem Solving are preferred. #ZRKJ


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:  38679
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, AL, US, 36109

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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