Cantel Medical

  • Senior Control Systems Engineer

    Location US-MN-Plymouth
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Cantel ENDO
  • Company Overview

    Cantel Medical is a leading global company dedicated to delivering innovative infection prevention products and services for patients, caregivers, and other healthcare providers which improve outcomes, enhance safety and help save lives. Our products include specialized medical device reprocessing systems for endoscopy and renal dialysis, advanced water purification equipment, sterilants, disinfectants and cleaners, sterility assurance monitoring products for hospitals and dental clinics, disposable infection control products primarily for dental and GI endoscopy markets, dialysate concentrates, hollow fiber membrane filtration and separation products. Additionally, we provide technical service for our products.  

    Job Overview

    The Control Systems Engineer develops, integrates and supports automation applications within a manufacturing plant, including chemical batch building equipment as well as chemical packaging lines. The Controls Systems Engineer also performs process equipment preliminary design, final design, installation, check-out, start-up and on-going support phases. The Controls Systems Engineer utilizes PLC and HMI programming tools and techniques, implements applications, supports the resolution of problems and develops documentation of the resolution.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Provides technical support and analysis for installed control systems
    • Develops and supports PLC programs along with HMI graphics for specific projects
    • Performs engineering calculations following standard methods and principles and applies engineering judgment where experience dictates
    • Assists in the development of project specifications, estimates, change orders and schedules
    • Manages assigned portions of project and is proactive in problem identification and resolution
    • Gathers information that is relevant to a problem and brings information to the team for discussion; Develops alternatives, and receives assistance in identifying alternatives
    • Assists other engineers and project managers in performing aspects of projects, both in the office and at the customer’s site
    • Occasionally works with vendors to procure equipment and materials
    • Supports plant electrical personnel by understanding, designing, and troubleshooting electrical control circuits
    • Occasionally supervises other engineers and designers
    • Participates and contributes within a self-directed Value Stream Team for the Solutions focused factory.
    • Works within a team environment with all levels of the organization.
    • Reviews and approves product engineering change orders and packaging process changes, including labels specifications and packaging related content.
    • Consults with vendors in the development of packaging processes.
    • Maintains accurate and compliant documentation to meet company, client, and regulatory expectations.
    • Supports manufacturing issues, CAPA’s, SCARS and audits.
    • Develops bar codes, symbology, and labeling processes when appropriate.
    • Occasional travel to customers or suppliers as required.







    Required Education for Position

    • BS in Engineering, preferably, Manufacturing Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.




    Minimum Qualifications



    Cantel Medical company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities as well as other qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or other protected class status.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Skills/Experience for Position

    • Minimum of three years of experience
    • Knowledge of continuous/semi-continuous process control and material handling
    • Experience with PLC and HMI programming
    • Experience with liquid material handling and conveying
    • Experience designing industrial electrical controls and coordinating with original equipment manufacturers
    • Experience reading and understanding drawings and blueprints
    • Knowledge of NEC and industrial best practices
    • CAD experience is a plus, preferably SolidWorks or Pro-E/Creo
    • Familiar with ISO 13485, FDA Design Control, CAPA, SCAR, and audit procedures.
    • Experience in structured problem solving and use of statistical tools.
    • Training and experience in Lean and Six Sigma, or equivalent.
    • Experience in Design for Manufacturing, DFMEA, PFMEA, DOE, and Validations


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