Cantel Medical

Senior Product Engineer

US-MN-Plymouth
Job ID
2017-3517
# Positions
1
Category
Operations
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 Senior Product Engineer supports the Electro-Mechanical focus factory and the associated Operations team by affecting component and assembly changes intended to improve product quality, component availability, manufacturing efficiencies and product cost. The Senior Product Engineer accomplishes this by providing component and product level subject matter expertise to all Operations support personnel to facilitate informed decisions. The Senior Product Engineer also manages larger efforts and executes specific tasks that require component and assembly level changes, evaluations, testing, verifications and validations.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide technical support to the manufacturing line for component and assembly issues.
  • Identify and manage component cost savings initiatives that involve component and assembly changes.
  • Identify and evaluate alternate components in response to component obsolescence or cost savings opportunities.
  • Support sourcing needs that require updates to component and assembly drawings.
  • Support product transfer efforts by updating component and assembly drawings as required to conform to site standards.
  • Update component and assembly drawings in response to CAPA’s
  • Create and update component specifications using CAD and MS Word. Component specifications may include a variety of electro-mechanical components, metal parts, machined parts, pumps, valves, circuit boards, wiring harnesses, switches, controllers and hardware.
  • Create assembly drawings using CAD.
  • Create Bills of Material for assemblies.
  • Author and submit Engineering Change Requests.
  • Collaborate with cross functional personnel, including those from Operations Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality, Purchasing and Documentation.
  • Work within a team environment within all levels of the organization.
  • Create project plans and organize resources to ensure project milestones are met within expectations of timeline, quality and budget.
  • Maintain accurate and compliant documentation to meet company, client, and regulatory expectations.
  • Utilize project management skills to drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize yield, quality, cycle time and/or ergonomics.
  • Occasional travel to customers or suppliers as required.

Qualifications

  • BS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Engineering preferably within the medical industry.
  • Minimum of 5 years of Solid Works CAD experience, Creo experience is a plus.
  • Interest and aptitude for understanding, using and troubleshooting electro-mechanical medical instruments.
  • Familiar with ISO 13485 and FDA Design Control.
  • 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.

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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