Job Title:  Senior Electrical Engineer

Req ID:  38473
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, 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.

The Role


As a Senior Electrical Engineer in our Surgical Solutions Business at STERIS you will  lead cross-functional core teams during all phases of New Product Development (NPD) / Sustaining Engineering from inception to commercialized product completion including product launch and continuing through the entire lifecycle of the product.


The Senior Electrical Engineer manages critical strategic imperatives that are global in both scale and scope and have direct visibility to senior management. This role works closely with the business line Product Supervisor and within a cross-functional team supporting the development plans for a product. The Senior Electrical Engineer utilizes knowledge of design concepts, practices, and procedures as well as creativity, latitude, experience, and sound judgement to accomplish goals.


The Senior Electrical Engineer owns the success of product and/or development project(s) and

  • Utilizes strong organizational and project tracking skills.
  • Develops and executes departmental goals and objectives.
  • Establishes operating mechanisms to drive collaboration, and decision-making agility.


What You Will Do


  • Represent Sustaining Engineering as a core team member on New Product Development (NPD) and/or PIPC projects.
  • Design, develop, document, and execute mechanical and/or electro-mechanical solutions for components and assemblies to meet company and departmental goals.
  • Develop design solutions for medical devices using  electrical engineering principles of control system design, power distribution and low voltage process instrumentation engineering.
  • Solve complex electrical engineering problems by applying a broad knowledge of engineering or scientific principles.
  • Perform analysis, resolve issues and develop new and innovative solutions for our Customers; determines technical feasibility of new product concepts utilizing 2D and 3D CAD software and other analysis software.


  • Provide technical support to all functional areas of Operations and serve as liaison to Manufacturing for design related product changes.
  • Perform analysis on returned product and perform investigations on Customer complaints.
  • Provide Project Management resource for PIPC and/or appropriately sized projects for product enhancements.
  • Train and mentor Engineers and Designers in Engineering principles
  • Participate on Lean and Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Prepare and present project and/or technical data to management.

What You Will Need to Succeed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Software Engineering
  • 7 or more years’ overall experience in Sustaining Engineering or R&D environment.
  • 3 or more years’ Sustaining Engineering experience working with obsolete materials Identification and reacting to needs of the production floor/ supporting production.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading projects as part of a cross functional team (sustaining, R &D, New Product Development, Product Lifecycle Management)
  • Minimum 5 years sustaining engineering for Capital equipment experience in a regulated environment (Defense, Aerospace, Medical Devices, Appliances)
  • Project / program management skills, required.
  • Experience working in a cross functional Multi-Disciplinary Programs (Electrical, Mechanical, Software)



  • Masters in Engineering Discipline, MBA, preferred.
  • Experience in more than one of the following functional areas: Operations, Supply Chain, Quality
  • Experience in LEAN Methodologies
  • Working knowledge with Windchill, Pro Engineer, CREO, Microsoft Project, and Six-Sigma programs
  • Software Engineering - Embedded software programs and other languages C, C++

What STERIS Will Offer You

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.

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual merit bonus and incentive plans
  • Medical, vision, prescription, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Onsite parking
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement



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:  38473
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

Montgomery, AL, US, 36109

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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