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Job Title:  Maintenance Manager

Req ID:  19255
Job Category:  Maintenance
Country/Region:  US
State:  CA
City:  Petaluma
Zip:  94954

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 Overview

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for implementing and maintaining a successful maintenance program that includes maintenance, repair and improvement of facility equipment, machinery, buildings and safety systems. The Maintenance Manager is also responsible for keeping the department’s CMMS (computerized maintenance management system) updated and current. They may also assist in maintaining the facility’s regulatory documentation and requirements. This position shall provide reports on the Equipment status and performance as requested.

What We Offer You

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented 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 offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual merit and bonus plans
  • Cell phone stipend, safety shoe stipend and all necessary tools provided
  • Business travel and all related expenses paid
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement
What You Will Do
  • Promotes a team environment based on Safety, Quality and Productivity.
  • Recommends and participates in the planning and implementation of capital improvement projects.
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions. Negotiates for the best terms possible with suppliers.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of, and makes necessary adjustments to, regularly scheduled preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Plans and implements equipment and/or safety related continuous improvement projects.
  • Analyzes unplanned downtime, develops corrective actions and establishes a proactive plan using the department’s CMMS to reduce or eliminate future occurrences
  • Plans and coordinates resources for any unplanned repairs of the Equipment.
  • Ensures all paperwork for planned and unplanned Equipment maintenance is completed properly and entered into the department’s CMMS.
  • Enforces safety practices such as Lockout/Tagout and proper use of PPE by him/her self and by all technicians in the department.
  • Ensures that all federal, state and local regulations are adhered to and maintains the facility such that it may be inspected by any regulatory agency at any time.
  • Assists in the hiring and onboarding of new maintenance staff. Writes and conducts performance evaluations of existing staff and communicates opportunities for growth.
  • Exibits a high level of commitment towards Customer satisfaction and continuous improvement. 
What You Need to be Successful
  • High school diploma or GED with 12+ years of industrial maintenance experience required, or a Bachelor’s degree in electronics, mechanics or a similar discipline, plus 4+ years of industrial maintenance experience is required.  Experience must include a working knowledge of pneumatics, welding, mechanics, hydraulics, electrical, PLCs, electronic applications, and reading blueprints and schematics.
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years of relevant supervisory or management experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work independently under general guidelines and supervision.
  • Experience with navigating a computer and exposure to Microsoft Office programs.
  • Strong technical, organizational, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills. 
  • Flexibility to handle multiple, changing priorities.
  • Ability to influence others, and to make decisions in stressful situations.
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics.



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.