Current Opportunity

Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering @ Sterling 

They say good engineers love solving puzzles. Every day, our team figures out how to build and improve our clients’ innovative MedTech solutions, manufacturing them at scale, ready to improve patients’ lives. It is a mission that requires multi-disciplined, creative, and flexible minds, working together for our clients’ success. Whether it’s process, mechanical or quality-control engineering, every member plays an important role, making our team stronger.

If you want to put your engineering skills to work on delivering the next generation of medical devices to be patients around the world, Sterling is the place for you. 

We are seeking an eager Manufacturing Engineering Specialist to join our growing team. The role will work to develop, plan, and execute new designs in addition to process and design changes for current products.

About Sterling Industries 

Established in 1984, Sterling Industries provides end-to-end contract manufacturing and assembly of medical devices and components to Fortune 100 OEMs, as well as mid-size medical device OEMs and fast-growing “scale-ups.” Registered with the U.S. FDA and Health Canada, Sterling helps clients deliver successful products through its vertical integration, managing the entire process, including the supply chain, manufacturing, assembly, testing, labelling, packaging and shipping. The company operates from facilities in the suburban Toronto (Concord and Woodbridge) and Kalamazoo, Michigan. Sterling manufactures success. 

Due to growth, we have opening for a Manufacturing Engineer. This person is responsible for the launch and daily management of the processes, products, equipment, people and customers in regard to the quality management system and regulatory requirements.


  • Responsible for all sustainment manufacturing process and equipment
  • Responsible for business development including the launch and development of new products, equipment and processes
  • Communication with customer, suppliers, and internal staff as it relates to the role
  • Drive continuous improvement of process, equipment utilizations, and quality of product
  • Leading cross functional teams related to engineering and operational activities
  • Supporting root cause and corrective action process
  • Execution of engineering changes
  • Development of process documentation (work instructions, process parameters, risk analysis
  • Dual responsibility (with the production supervisor) of equipment maintenance

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors of science in engineering or equivalent engineering certifications
  • Experience with CNC programming, machining processes, and equipment
  • Experience in launching new products and/or processes a plus
  • Knowledge of process capability, problem solving methods, and root cause/corrective actions
  • Familiar with ISO 9001 (internal auditor certifications and/or ISO 13485 familiarity a plus)
  • Ability to work well with cross functional teams, be self-managed, and directed from a satellite operation
  • Detailed oriented 
  • Great communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • The position will require some travel (USA and Canada)

Benefit Package:

Full time employees are offered a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • Health care through Priority Health
    • $1,000 deductible plan,
    • $4,500 deductible plan
  • Dental through Delta Dental
  • Vision through Eyemed
  • Long term disability and $20k life insurance through Mutual of Omaha
  • 401K (90 days)
    • 1:1 match up to 5% of annual income
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
    • Goes to 3 weeks after 5 years
    • Goes to 4 weeks after 10 years
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