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Job Title:  Assembler - Mechanical

Req ID:  21353
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations
Country/Region:  US
State:  OH
City:  mentor
Zip:  44060

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

Performs assembly work utilizing lean principles to produce products in a controlled work environment. Build quality assemblies using blueprints, procedures, and fixtures.  Follow written and verbal instructions using a variety of hand tools and equipment.  Work in any and all departments within manufacturing with little to no supervision and provides training and expertise as requested.

This is a great opportunity to join a well-established, global company that will invest in your career growth over the long term. STERIS wouldn’t be where it is today without our incredible, talented 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 offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement


  1. Obtain shop orders, pull blueprints and procedures for jobs,
  2. Reject non-conforming parts and complete Non-Conformance Report (NCR) for Supervisor to approve.
  3. Assemble various sub-assemblies, with the use of hand and power tools, according to blueprints and standard work instructions.
  4. Use departmental test procedures, to ensure components and assemblies meet required specifications.
  5. Document revision levels, lot numbers, and serial numbers on revision data sheets for tracking quality of components and assemblies.
  6. Works effectively with others in a team environment.
  7. Supports and promotes LEAN operations by following standard work to include Safety Observations, Idea Generation and Hour by Hour Board updates.
  8. Adhere to Shop Practices including proper use of personal protective equipment.
  9. Meet quality assurance requirements and complete associated documentation.
  10. Preform electronic assembly and wiring.
  11. Plumb and test pneumatic systems.
  12. Occasionally use welding equipment and techniques, as needed.
  13. Use manual grinding machines and finishing hand tools, as needed.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience

  1. Minimum of 3 years of relevant assembly experience involving assembling various sub-assemblies, with the use of hand and power tools, utilizing blueprints and standard work instructions.
  2. Ability to read interpret and work to complex drawings, blueprints and schematics.
  3. Ability to use grinding and finishing tools.

Preferred Experience

  1. Basic Tig welding skills.
  2. Basic plumbing and testing experience.
  3. Work experience in an environment using Lean Manufacturing tools, such as, 5s, Visual Management, Waste elimination, and Root Cause Problem Solving.



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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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