Senior Mechanical Engineer
Plymouth, MN 
Posted 8 days ago
Job Description
Job Title: Senior Mechanical Engineer
Req ID: 32520
Job Category: Engineering

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 SeniorMechanical Engineerwill join a fast-paced Infection Prevention Technologies R&D team developing new equipment for Endoscope reprocessing. You will interact with other engineering disciplines and cross functional team members during the development lifecycle phases from concept development through final release. The Senior Mechanical Engineer performs analyses, resolves issues using problem solving techniques to execute mechanical or electromechanical solutions for components, and supports the feasibility, design, anddevelopment of new and innovative products or solutions for our Customers.You will be involved in 3D Modeling, Design Controls documentation, Design Verification Testing and hands-on prototyping while developing new and innovative solutions for our customers.

  • Performs analyses, resolves issues using problem solving techniques to develop new and innovative solutions for our Customers.
  • May represent R&D as NPD core team member.
  • Designs, develops, documents and executes mechanical and/or electromechanical solutions for components, assemblies to meet company or department goals.
  • Performs full range of engineering duties and project assignments based on general instructions and guidance from supervisor or lead engineers.
  • Uses mechanical engineering principles of statics, dynamics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, and hydraulics and material science to develop design solutions for medical devices.
  • Uses 2D and 3D cad software as well as other analysis software.
  • Solves complex mechanical engineering problems by applying a broad knowledge of engineering or scientific principles.
  • Determines technical feasibility of new product concepts.
  • Demonstratessuccess in design and development necessary to commercialize complex electromechanical products as part of an engineering team.
  • Incorporatesnew technologies (state of the art) / innovations in certain disciplines.
  • Tier 3 OEM Customer responder.
  • Collaborates w/ Marketing, Q&R, Manufacturing, Service, Supply Chain, Regulatory Affairs, Vendors, Suppliers and Consultants.
  • Demonstratesability to translate technical information to non-technical.
  • Subsystem level oversight.
  • Leadsactivities of technicians and designers in support of project assignments and goals.
  • Designs, develops, and implements activities required to support both new product development, and/or solve problems on current products, by applying skills in one or several branches of science and engineering.
  • Applies code/standards guidelines and requirements to product design.
Required Experience
  • Aminimum of 5 years of related mechanical engineering experience.
  • Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering required
  • Experience with design controls (process) in a highly regulated industry
  • Demonstrated experience in a variety of materials, technologies and manufacturing methods, such as:
    * Metals, plastics, rubber composites
    * Bearings, hydraulics, seals, optics
    *Welding, machining, forming, casting, molding
  • Expertise in 3D CAD Modeling (PRO/E preferred)
  • Experience solving complex engineering problems through accurate interpretation of requirements and test results
  • Strong written and oral communication
Preferred Experience
  • Graduate coursework desirable
  • Experience with Lean Six Sigma / (DFMA) Design for Manufacturing, Assembly, Serviceability is desirable
  • Experience with design controls (process) in a highly regulated industry; medical preferred

What STERIS Offers

The opportunity to join a company that will invest in you for the long-term. STERIS couldn't be where it is today without our incredible 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 do this by providing competitive salaries, healthcare benefits, tuition assistance, paid-time off, holidays, matching 401(k), annual merit, and incentive plans. Join us and help write our next chapter.


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: 32520
Job Category: Engineering

Plymouth, MN, US, 55447

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Thermal Engineering, Lean Six Sigma, Infection Control, Six Sigma, Engineering, Management, Healthcare

STERIS Corporation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5+ years
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