Job Title:  Industrial Electronics Engineer- Ontario California

Req ID:  38007
Job Category:  Maintenance

Ontario, CA, US, 91761


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


The Industrial Electronics Engineer is the site expert to work on all machine control systems including Allen Bradley, Siemens, Mevex, Nordion, and Konnexis devices.  In this role, the Industrial Electronics Engineer is first response in troubleshooting the control systems reducing the need for remote intervention from offsite experts and the downtime associated with the remote troubleshooting process. The Industrial Electronics Engineer utilizes technical writing to create work instructions for preventive and corrective maintenance, and trains maintenance technicians on the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) expanding their skills. The Industrial Electronics Engineer will also provide documentation to ensure tasks are completed in a timely and consistent manner. The Industrial Electronics Engineer will conduct root cause analysis and post-mortems on extended downs and develop strategies to avoid recurrence or establish processes to quickly identify/solve issues.

What You Will Do


  • Troubleshoot industrial electromechanical systems and machinery independently and collaboratively, operating within the maintenance department.
  • Identify potential root causes using a systematic logic-based approach.
  • Develop and implement root cause mitigation and countermeasure options Independently step through and deploy short- and long-term solutions to minimize machine downtime.
  • Responsible for creating, updating, and maintaining work instructions and support documentation using logical and efficient organization, notation of thought processes and troubleshooting methodology.
  • Work with maintenance technicians to determine if the problem is electrical or mechanical and assist with mechanical work if necessary. Replace or repair damaged electrical components (e.g., contactors, breakers, fuses, drives) as necessary.
  • Observe NRC, OSHA, and FDA regulations.

What You Will Need to Succeed


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical or industrial) with 3-5 years of relevant electrical controls engineering experience. In lieu of a degree, 10 years of relevant experience with electronics.
  • Basic understanding of PLC functionality.
  • Experience with using measuring equipment such as oscilloscopes, and DMMs.
  • Mechanical knowledge and experience using hand tools.
  • Experience troubleshooting mechanical, electrical and control systems.
  • Allen Bradley and Siemens PLC experience
  • Experience with pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • 3-5 years in a prior lead or supervisory role leading a team in an industrial regulated or similar type of environment (FDA, ISO, GMP), strongly preferred.
  • Detail oriented and organized, with strong troubleshooting & coaching skills, preferred. 

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.  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


 Pay range for this opportunity starts at $90,000 - $100,000


Minimum pay rates offered will comply with county/city minimums, if higher than range listed.  Pay rates are based on a number of factors, including but not limited to local labor market costs, years of relevant experience, education, professional certifications, foreign language fluency, etc.


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:  38007
Job Category:  Maintenance

Ontario, CA, US, 91761

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles

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