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Job Title:  Mechanical Engineer

Req ID:  28483
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447


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

The Mechanical Engineer will join a fast-paced Infection Prevention Technologies R&D team developing new Endoscope reprocessors.  In this position you will interact with other engineering disciplines and cross functional team members during the development lifecycle phases from concept development through final release.  You will utilize problem solving techniques and engineering principles such as statics, dynamics, material science and thermodynamics to address design challenges.  You will be involved in 3D Modeling, Design Controls documentation, Design Verification Testing and hands-on prototyping while developing new and innovative solutions for our customers.

*This role offers hybrid work opportunities. 


•    Performs routine engineering investigations involving calculations and/or tests in support of current products, new designs, methods, materials, or process studies
•    Assist with the design, development, testing and reports on engineering projects.
•    Perform analyses, resolve issues using problem solving techniques to develop new and innovative solutions for our Customers.
•    Prepares design sketches 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 limited basis, to assure compliance with requirements and specifications.
•    Work as a collaborative team member in engineering projects.
•    Component/sub assembly level oversight

Required Experience

•    Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering

•    1+ years of experience. Internship experience required for recent graduates.
•    Some working knowledge in a variety of materials, technologies and manufacturing methods is desirable.  Examples include:  Metal, plastics, rubber, composites, welding, machining, forming, casting, molding
•    Some working knowledge in the following areas: thermodynamics, computation fluid dynamics, finite element analysis, etc.
•    Basic knowledge / skills in 3D CAD Modeling (Creo preferred)
•    Self-motivated

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 leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  28483
Job Category:  Research & Development/Scientific

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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