Cantel Medical

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician

    Location US-MN-Plymouth
    Job ID
    2017-3479
    Category
    Facilities
    Company
    Cantel Medical
  • Company Overview

    At Cantel, preventing infection is our business. We are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that help our customers improve patient care. Choosing a career with Cantel means joining a company that’s driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and the passion to shape the future of infection prevention. If you want to be inspired by your work and have a hand in shaping the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you. Come and see why people love working here.

     

    Cantel 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. Cantel medical is a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, specializing in the following operating units:

     

    Medical 

    Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. Medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents and other supplies are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes. This segment is operated through MEDIVATORS.

     

    Life Sciences 

    Water purification systems for dialysis facilities, including hemodialysis dialyzer and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products. This segment is operated through Mar Cor Purification, Inc. and MEDIVATORS.

     

    Dental 

    Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market including face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants. This segment is operated through Crosstex International, Inc.

    Job Overview

    As an employee, the incumbent will support the mission, vision and values of Medivators and be familiar with and abide by all Medivators policies and procedures. Medivators employees will conduct themselves in a manner that reflects the values of Medivators. Medivators employees will present themselves in a professional manor and be helpful and courteous at all times.

    Performs repair and maintenance to the buildings and grounds in accordance with Minntech high safety and appearance standards, and ensures optimum efficiency and reliability of electrical, mechanical, automation and other utility systems.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Monitors all control systems for the areas they are responsible for maintaining to insure proper performance and maximum energy savings.
    • Perform basic maintenance and repairs to the Reverse Osmosis (RO) water system including the softener, filters and RO water distribution system. Conduct daily/monthly monitoring, testing and documentation required. Maintenance includes replacing carbon beds and sanitizing the system every six (6) weeks.
    • Will use the Main Saver computerized maintenance management system to effectively complete and track both corrective and preventive maintenance work activity. Sets priorities for effectively managing work load.       Will work with internal and external customers to develop and maintain preventive maintenance procedures and schedules as appropriate for the maintenance of the facilities and related equipment.
    • Performs corrective and preventive facility maintenance activity. Work activities include but not limited to; trouble shooting electrical systems, replacing lamps and ballasts, changing air filters and belts, cleaning air conditioning coils, unplugging toilets and drains, moving and setting up office furniture, maintain and adjust doors and door closers. Orders and maintains necessary supply inventories
    • Cleans and maintains grounds and parking lots in summer and winter seasons.       Keep all entryways and stairways free of snow and ice. Picks up debris, monitors lawn irrigation systems, works with landscape and snowplowing contractors.
    • Performs corrective and preventative maintenance for boilers, air compressors, refrigerated air dryers, refrigeration, HVAC and related systems. Work activities include but not limited to; cleaning coils, changing filters, belts, sampling and changing oil and providing necessary documentation.
    • Performs corrective and preventive maintenance on life safety systems including but not limited to fire alarm and fire extinguishers, entry alarms, process and facility related monitoring systems. Insures operation is maintained in a safe and efficient condition at all times.
    • Maintains records, supplies, shop and office. Maintains operation within FDA, OSAHA, ADA, NFPA and IBC standards. Will use the Main Saver computerized maintenance management system and other programs to maintain documentation to meet these requirements.
    • Works with outside contractors for building and process related construction and maintenance improvements. Will provide necessary coordination for the completion of contracted work as assigned.
    • Will participate in the on-call process for responding to emergency calls on nights, weekends and holidays. Rotation for staff will be based on the number of team members and will be based on the increment of one week.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education/Experience:

     

    • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
    • Requires five or more years of related work experience.
    • Able to perform trade related activities such as carpentry, welding, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, air compressors, refrigerated air dryers, environmental chambers, refrigeration and painting.
    • Must have strong understanding and working knowledge of building trades and systems.
    • Must be able to read and understand blue prints and schematics. Ability to create CAD drawings preferred.
    • Requires two years vocational college in building or equipment related trades. Vocational certification in air conditioning, refrigeration and/or electrical maintenance preferred.

     

    Job Complexity:

     

    Works on assignments moderately complex in nature, setting workload priorities and meeting deadlines. Follows standard procedures, raising questions on unusual or questionable items and suggesting solutions to non-standards.

     

    Special Knowledge/Skills:

     

    • Good troubleshooting skills and basic knowledge in the care and use of power equipment. Should possess a strong electrical and mechanical aptitude, with knowledge in the operation of building automation and electronic control systems.
    • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the position. Must be able to walk, stand, crawl, stoop, crouch, bend or reach above and below shoulders height frequently. This job requires frequent twisting and turning of the body and the use of both hands. This job also requires occasionally working outdoors during inclement weather conditions.

     

    Certificates and Licenses Required:

     

    • Requires Special Class Boilers License.
    • Requires valid State of Minnesota drivers license.
    • 2nd Class “C” Boilers License preferred.
    • Requires State of Minnesota low voltage electrical license.
    • Requires State of Minnesota CFC handling certification.
    • Fork lift operator’s certificate preferred.

     

    Machines/Equipment/Software Utilized:

     

    • Must be able to use a personal computer and be familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Will be working with computerized maintenance management system, Main Saver as well as building automation systems.

    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.

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