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Job Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Req ID:  20464
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

Make an Impact on the Medical Industry as a Senior Mechanical Engineer

If you are interested in a career that helps make it possible for physicians to perform life changing surgeries and impact the health and well being of surgical patients everywhere, then the STERIS team is the place for you. 

The Surgical Solutions team in Montgomery is responsible for the production, release, and sustainment of Operating Room capital equipment. 

The Senior Mechanical Engineer will be an integral part of the new product development team, having ownership for the assembly production process, establishing new processes, managing standard work,  and product validation. This is a very team oriented position where you will work closely with many cross functional teams on problem solving, cost saving and continuous improvement initiatives. 

What you will do

•    The Senior Mechanical Engineer will develop design solutions for new and existing mechanical assemblies on STERIS Surgical products. 
•    Lead project teams to understand user requirements, generate conceptual designs, perform trade-off and feasibility studies, design and fabricate test benches, conduct laboratory and shipping tests, develop full scale systems, and document designs, analyses, and test results.
•    Clarify and document functional specifications to achieve product development and cost to meet marketing requirements. 
•    Ensure complete documentation for manufacturing and assembly.  
•    Provide technical input during project life cycle to ensure smooth transition from design to manufacture.
•    Provide mechanical engineering leadership in development of innovative mechanical systems for AV integration and electrical applications.

What you need to be successful

•    BS in Mechanical Engineering required; MS in Mechanical Engineering preferred. 
•    7+ years’ experience in Mechanical Engineering taking products from design transfer, through assembly and market launch. Experience within an Assembly environment is highly preferred. 
•    Must have the ability to build prototypes as well as reverse engineer mechanical parts
•    Proven understanding of mechanical systems and interaction with overall electrical sub-systems
•    Previous use of parametric modeling (SolidWorks or ProE strongly preferred)
•    Mechanical design knowledge (medical device industry strongly preferred)
•    Proven aptitude for hands-on tasks, assembly and broad understanding of machining techniques
•    Proven ability to prepare and present engineering designs to other engineering disciplines, projects teams, customers, and senior management. 
•    2+ years’ experience in a regulated industry, medical 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 $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.

Nearest Major Market: Montgomery

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