Job Title:  Repair Technician I

Req ID:  43548
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

STOW, OH, US, 44224-1725


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

Device Repair perform surgical instrument and device inspection, repair, and refurbishment in a lab-based setting. This role delivers superior Customer Experience by providing timely and quality repairs to meet compliance standards in a production facility as part of a high performing team.

Required Experience

  • 2+ years of work experience, including at least 1 year of relevant experience, or 1 year of experience at STERIS; all experience must be verifiable.

  • Relevant experience may include hands-on repair, assembly, or product testing and use of small hand tools is a plus. Small engine repair, cell phone and electronics repair, testing, or re-builds, carpentry, circuit board assembly and repair, sterile processing, industrial sewing, and jewelry repair. Maintenance, construction, and automotive repair can also be relevant to this role.

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times and push instrument carts ranging from 10-150 pounds at times.                                                                                                        

  • Must be able to meet flexible schedules with early/late hours and sometimes outside normal business hours including nights and weekends, based on Customer and business needs.

*related certifications in technical or mechanical area, competitive equipment training or related military experience may be considered towards experience requirement.

What you'll do:

  • Performs basic to intermediate level repairs of surgical devices/instruments and equipment to specifications. 

  • Identifies problems within the job role and uses standardized testing procedures; examines and tests mechanisms for defects. Replaces or repairs defective parts. Requests parts from stock room. 

  • Reassembles surgical devices or equipment and tests assembly for conformance to specifications. 

  • Meets fundamental troubleshooting in role. 

  • Identifies risks and issues and escalates timely and effectively. 

  • Adheres to Standard Work Instructions (SWI). 

  • Aware of and conforms to Company ISO goals and objectives and supports ISO requirements. 

  • Customer requests or quoting. 

  • Completes workplace organization audits per site requirements. 

  • Complies with work schedules, established team standards and protocols to ensure a safe, productive and respectful work environment. 

  • Abides by all Company safety, health policies, and procedures. Uses personal protective equipment, as required. Completes Safety observations per site requirements. 


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:  43548
Job Category:  Service/Technical Services

STOW, OH, US, 44224-1725

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