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Job Title:  Senior Designer

Req ID:  18034
Job Category:  Engineering
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
  • Performs full range of drafting duties, some design duties and project assignments based on general instructions and guidance from supervisor or engineers.
  • Create and supervise designers in the design, development, and documentation of manufacturing construction documentation for mechanical or electrical components and subassemblies to meet company, team and group goals.
  • Design and model components and structure subassemblies and assemblies in the CAD tool to meet company standards and produce efficient models as references for engineering, manufacturing, purchasing, service and marketing needs.
  • Lead and insure the use of technical engineering design/drafting technology principles to document design solutions for medical devices. Uses 2D and 3D cad software.
  • Acts as project leads for Design functions on Development and Enhancement projects
  • Supervises designers and prepares complete and accurate layouts : critical tolerance areas, component requirements and placement, material selection and manufacturability in support of current products, new designs, methods, materials, or process studies
  • Is responsible for the accuracy and completeness of drawings in regards to views, dimensioning, and 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.
  • Designs and models complex sub-assemblies of major engineering projects. Designs for best manufacturability process for components as to cost, reliability and DFMA principles.
  • Creates CAD models and assists with developing design layouts and drawings for a variety of components, sub-assemblies, processes, or equipment in support of projects.
  • Interacts with vendors, suppliers, and consultants, on a regular basis, to design complex sub-assemblies in line with requirements and specifications.
  • Serves as Project Lead for area and works as a collaborative team member in engineering (CPE & R&D) projects.
  • Provides technical assistance to Manufacturing, Service, Purchasing, etc. on implementation of ECN’s through the PLM system as to design or documentation problems and or manufacturing problems.
Duties - cont'd
  • Provides technical assistance to Manufacturing, Service, Purchasing, etc. on implementation of ECN’s through the PLM system as to design or documentation problems and or manufacturing problems.
  • Is required to assist with duties involving prototype assembly, parts expediting for prototypes, validation of new or existing products and other duties associated with engineering projects.
  • Aids in the development of designers in regards to good drafting practices and to policies and procedures requirements as related to drawing documentation.
  • Demonstrated success in design and development necessary to commercialize complex electromechanical products as part of an engineering team.
  • Applies code/standards guidelines and requirements to product design
  • Manage the Special Sale Quote (SSQ) process for assigned product line
  •  Develop design concepts
  • Determine price and lead time
  • Manage complete information chain and documentation
  • Manage the Special Sales Order (SSO) process for assigned product line.
  • Produce Engineering documentation
Education Degree
  • Vocational/Technical
  • Associate's Degree
Required Experience
  1. Requires a minimum of 5-10 years of related engineering design/drafting technology experience. Requires a two to three year college or technical school program in engineering design/drafting technology or in a related field
  2. Proficient in 2D and 3D CAD Modeling (PRO/E preferred)
  3. Experience with (DFMA) Design for Manufacturing, Assembly is desirable
  4. Experience with design controls (process) in a highly regulated industry; medical preferred.
  5. Demonstrated experience in a variety of materials, technologies and manufacturing methods, such as:
    1. Metal, plastics, rubber, composites
    2. Bearings, hydraulics, seals, optics
    3. welding, machining, forming, casting, molding, paint, assembly
  6. Travel up to 10% including international




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.

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