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Job Title:  Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Req ID:  29371
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

plymouth, MN, US, 55447


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

The Engineering Technician assists Manufacturing Engineering by identifying and implementing production equipment and process improvement opportunities within a chemical manufacturing and packaging environment. 


  • Monitors existing production equipment and processes and identifies improvement opportunities, including yield improvements, production rate improvements, setup time improvements, and ergonomic improvements.
  • Assists in the commissioning of new production equipment, including process validation efforts.
  • Assists in the development and testing of new manufacturing processes and manufacturing equipment.
  • Assists in design and manufacturing transfer activities.
  • Troubleshoots and recommends solutions to problems with equipment, processes and/or instrumentation as requested
  • Designs fixtures.
  • Works closely with Manufacturing Engineering and Equipment Maintenance to scope and guide work activities.

Duties - cont'd

Education Degree

Associate's Degree

Required Experience

  • Associate's Degree in Engineering Technology or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of Manufacturing Engineering Technician experience, preferably within the medical industry
  • Interest and aptitude for understanding, using and troubleshooting automated and semi-automated production equipment
  • Experience with a variety of diagnostic tools
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • CAD experience not required, but a plus.
  • Experience with HMI and PLC programming and troubleshooting a plus.
  • Experience with bulk handling and liquid chemistry packaging a plus
  • Familiar with ISO 13485 and FDA Design Control a plus


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:  29371
Job Category:  Manufacturing Operations

plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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