Job Title:  Maintenance Engineer

Req ID:  42617
Job Category:  Skilled Trades

Reading, RDG, GB, RG30 1FF


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.


About you:

Do you want to spend your working time making a difference in the world around you? Are you passionate about helping our incredible national health service make a difference? Do you care about keeping vulnerable patients safe? If so, then a career with Steris IMS could be a great fit for you.

About Us:

At Steris IMS we are the trusted experts in surgical instrument sterilisation. We offer on and offsite re-processing, alongside reliable instrument maintenance solutions. Our diverse and talented teams use cutting edge technology to ensure that the highest quality of infection prevention is delivered to our customers.

We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Engineer vacancy. This is an excellent opportunity to join the business at professional level to support our IMS Sites

What is involved

To ensure that all plant and machines are maintained and repaired to enable the provision of the service.

To oversee the work of all contract and service engineers.

To perform the weekly tests as required to maintain sterilisers/washers in accordance with CfPP.

To inform the National Maintenance Manager of any changes in machine cycle profile and any resulting maintenance.

To ensure all machinery is serviced before the commencement of quarterly and annual validation.

To facilitate the scheduling of yearly validation of plant equipment.

To ensure that all machinery and equipment meets the requirements of the Medical Devices Directive.

To maintain all validation/calibration certification required for MDD registration.

To maintain spare parts and tools store and advise the National Maintenance Manager on stock level replenishment.

To carry out any other PPM weekly maintenance/inspection as scheduled as detailed in the plant maintenance schedule supporting the quality management system.

To participate on an on-call rota.

This is a long Job description.

There may be a requirement to travel to other sites and locations within the Group.

To participate as an integral member of the sterile processing team and actively contributing to suggestions of innovation continuous improvement and best practice.

To actively participate in staff development and training initiatives.

To actively participate in the Synergy Health Performance Management System.

Required Experience

Must be apprentice trained engineer or equivalent

Mus have 2 years Engineering experience within Facilities or Manufacturing

Mechanical or electrical trained/qualified

Full UK Driving license- max 3 points


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.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  42617
Job Category:  Skilled Trades

Reading, RDG, GB, RG30 1FF

Job Segment: Infection Control, Machinist, Maintenance Engineer, Sterile Processing, Manufacturing Engineer, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Engineering