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Job Title:  Senior Process Engineer

Req ID:  34059
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

St. Louis, MO, US, 63103


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

Responsible for establishing manufacturing process capability for new/reformulated products. Execute equipment qualification, cleaning, and process validation programs. Conduct process improvement studies in the areas of operational productivity, process control, quality processing, employee safety, process yield improvement, and environmental impact in a lean environment. Test new technologies, processes, controls or prototype equipment and support implementation as appropriate to optimize liquid blending systems. Provide indirect supervision of technicians, interns and operators as required.


  1. Maintains a safe working environment by fully implementing the World Class safety initiatives and culture of STERIS Corporation and enforcing these initiatives at all times.
  2. Executes protocols to comply with FDA and ISO requirements for equipment qualification, cleaning, and process validations. Develops protocols, resource requirements and timetables associated with the respective validation requirements.
  3. Develops plans and schedules for establishing manufacturing process capability of new/ reformulated products. Interfaces with Product Development and Production to bring these processes from the research laboratory through scale-up into full scale manufacturing.
  4. Responsible for research and testing of new technologies or processes appropriate for support of new/existing product manufacture.
  5. Works with Project Engineering to obtain approval for Capital Appropriation Requests, design specifications and equipment installation.  Provides support in personnel training, development of manufacturing instructions and start-up of new processes/equipment.

Duties - cont'd

6. for conducting process studies, identifying opportunities for improvement and supporting implementation of findings to optimize liquid blending systems.

7. Resolves specific manufacturing deficiencies through troubleshooting and implementation of corrective actions.

8. Responsible for development of lean culture and institution of lean principles.

9. Develops and submits written reports including, objective, experimental, compilation of data, engineering analysis, conclusions and recommendations.

10. Capable of developing new processes using instrumentation and PLC’s to monitor and control engineering systems and equipment.

Education Degree

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering General or Chemistry

Required Experience

  1. Seven to ten years’ experience in process engineering, production support and/or batch chemical processing.
  2. Familiarity with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) FDA regulations, and Lean Manufacturing is preferred. 


  • Project leadership skills, technical skills and organizational skills required. 
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills needed.


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:  34059
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

St. Louis, MO, US, 63103

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