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Field Service Engineer Job in Mentor, Ohio US

Job Summary

Mentor, OH
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Job Reference Code

Field Service Engineer

About the Job

Job Title:             Field Service Engineer                                           
                                                Req ID:             23493                   
                                                Job Category:             Engineering                   
                                                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

The Field Service Engineer position is an entry-level engineering assignment within the Service Engineering department.  Primary responsibilities include; serviceability/reliability reviews, service documentation development, high-level troubleshooting/technical support on a narrow product focus, and initial product training to technical support personnel and service trainers.  Requirements include Bachelors' degree in Engineering or related field, exceptional communication skills and practical experience with the service and repair of electronic and/or electromechanical equipment. 10% travel may be required.


Participate in the new product development process assuring that all Service requirements are completed prior to product release.  Requirements include: Design reviews for serviceability/reliability, service plan generation, service documentation and procedure development, defining service parts, outlining service training and tracking equipment performance.
Create, review and update technical documentation including; IQOQ documentation, Site Acceptance Tests (SAT), service and maintenance manuals, field servicing procedures, etc.
Act as an escalation point for resolution of technical issues on given product assignment. Provide onsite technical support, as necessary.
Troubleshoot and analyze technical problems. Collaborate cross-functionally with current products engineering, quality, supply chain, research and development, etc. to resolve immediate issues and implement changes to prevent future problems.
Identify and implement service operational improvement ideas for assigned product responsibilities.
Perform service and maintenance training on assigned products to technical support personnel, field service representatives, and customers.
Develop service kits and qualify service replacement parts.

Education Degree

Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering

Required Skills & Experience

Experience and Skills:

Minimum of one year experience in the service and repair of both electronic and electromechanical equipment.
Strong organization, planning and analytical skills.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels of employees, as well as Customers and other external contacts.
Proficiency with Microsoft Office products:  Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions and interpret a variety of technical data and documents.
Proficiency in control programming and program modification for industrial style PLC and/or PC controls preferred.
Contributes in a team effort by performing according to the STERIS Code of Business Conduct, and other directives; supporting the directives and decisions of higher-level management; accomplishing other duties as assigned.
Protects company confidential information by properly storing, retrieving and disseminating such information only to those authorized.
Exhibits a commitment to the shared values of Customer Satisfaction and Continuous Improvement through ensuring defect-free workmanship, assisting others to meet the Customer’s needs, searching for efficient and effective ways to reduce waste, being active and accountable for Customer satisfaction, and satisfying the Customer’s needs with a sense of urgency.
Knows and understands work requirements and completes tasks as required.  Some opportunity for making independent decisions, requiring both judgment and interpretation.
Interfaces with R&D, vendors, manufacturing and Customers as an initial point of contact for resolution of technical issues and/or Customer relations issues resulting from equipment problems.  Possesses some latitude for making decisions on product performance, quality, reliability, safety and regulatory issues.


STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) organization with approximately 12,000 associates worldwide and operates 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron                                   
Job Segment:                     Maintenance, Medical, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Field Engineer, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Engineering                                       

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.

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