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Job Title:  Production Welder

Req ID:  21063
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  AL
City:  Montgomery
Zip:  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

To weld using Stud Welding (SW) and Resistance Welding (RW) machines for the purpose of manufacturing STERIS® product.

  1. Set-up and operate SW and RW equipment using prescribed methods and procedures to weld parts within acceptable tolerances and standards. 
  2. Ability to build weldments through manual layout process, when required.
  3. Read and interpret STERIS® welding blueprints, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) including standard welding symbols, travelers, and other working documents.
  4. Use required measuring instruments and gages to check and ensure parts meet dimensional requirements.
  5. Communicate clearly, both verbally and written, with Engineers, Quality personnel, supervisors, and fellow team employees.
  6. Complete all projects, assignments, and duties as directed and instructed by the area supervisor.
  7. Take responsibility for the quality of all parts by inspecting and immediately reporting any problems, discrepancies/or irregularities to the supervisor.
  8. Follow 5S methodology to keep machines and work area clean, neat and orderly on a daily basis.
  9. Assist in training other employees in the welding department.
  10. Remain safety conscious at all times, wearing all prescribed personal protective equipment and by observing all safety rules stated in the Employee Handbook.
  11. Complete any and all projects, assignments and duties as directed and instructed.
  12. Conform to all policies, procedures and rules of conduct as communicated through the Employee Handbook, Bulletin Boards, Newsletters and any other vehicle by which information is distributed by STERIS Management.
  13. Ability to perform duties with minimal or no supervision if needed..
Required Experience
  1. High school education or GED required.
  2. Minimum two years experience ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
  3. Must be able to demonstrate ability to use a stud welder.
  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 be capable of lifting 40 pounds without assistance.
  7. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers and members of the leadership team
  8. Assist with training other operators.
  9. Ability to make decisions and stay quality focused
  10. Ability to understand and follow work instructions, both written and oral.
  11. Ability to adapt to conditions as dictated by business requirements.
  12. Ability to work with others.
  13. Willingness to work overtime, if required.
  14. Knowledge, understanding and application of Lean Manufacturing tools, such as, 5S, Kanban Inventory, Visual Management, Waste elimination, and Root Cause Problem Solving are preferred.


Posting closes 9/21/2020


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.