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Job Title:  Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  28599
Job Category:  Engineering

Rochester, NY, US, 14543


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

Provide Manufacturing Engineering support to Operations through line support, continuous improvement, capacity improvements, and new product transfers.  Improve the overall efficiency of the manufacturing operation while optimizing human work factors, quality control, material flow, etc., by identifying areas for improvement through the use of statistics and root cause analysis tools. 


  • Identify and implement GMP (good manufacturing practices)
  • Lead CAPA (corrective and preventative actions) to resolve issues
  • Lead formal failure analysis and issue resolution activities 
  • Create written documents, test plans, and reports 
  • Provide technical support 
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives 
  • Execute cost down initiatives on manufacturing lines
  • Lead lean transformations and process improvement
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and provide solutions
  • Assess and monitor manufacturing capacity capabilities, reconcile with demand 
  • Specify tooling, fixtures, and equipment required to meet manufacturing capacity requirements
  • Train staff on new processes

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

  • BS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • 3-5 years experience in a regulated industry, such as medical, aerospace, or automotive
  • Minimum of 5 years of Manufacturing Engineering experience, preferably within the medical device manufacturing industry.
  • CAD experience is a plus, preferably SolidWorks
  • Familiarity with ISO 13485, FDA Design Control, CAPA, SCAR, and audit procedures.
  • Experience in structured problem solving and the use of statistical tools.
  • Training and experience in Lean and Six Sigma, or equivalent.
  • Experience in Design for Manufacturing, DFMEA, PFMEA, DOE, IQ/OQ/PQ, and Validations



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.

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:  28599
Job Category:  Engineering

Rochester, NY, US, 14543

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

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