Cantel Medical

  • Operations Manager

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

    MEDIVATORS (formerly Minntech Corporation), a Cantel Medical Company, is a medical technology innovator of life-impacting solutions for over 35 years. MEDIVATORS provides a full circle of infection prevention solutions through a comprehensive offering in two critical areas: endoscope reprocessing and endoscopy procedure products. The company's endoscope reprocessing products include a full range of endoscope reprocessing systems, high-level disinfectants and sterilants, detergents, leak testing and manual cleaning products, storage cabinets, endoscope process tracking and related consumables, accessories and supplies.

    MEDIVATORS offerings improve healthcare and touch million of lives in over 30 countries.

    Job Overview

    Provide direction/guidance to daily activities of production personnel with an emphasis on safety, quality, delivery and cost while maintaining a continuous improvement culture

    Main Responsibilities

    • Ability to plan, schedule work and coordinate resource allocations.
    • Responsible for driving production efficiencies while maintaining the highest standards of product quality and safety.
    • Provide mentoring and guidance to subordinates and others. Motivate and maintain positive employee relations          
    • Identify and follow through on process improvements.
    • Effectively Communicate with Supervisor and other management personnel regarding production status, problems, personnel difficulties, etc.
    • Ensure department is in compliance with applicable manufacturing and medical device regulations.
    • Champion Talent management initiative- to include Performance Management, Training and Development, and Succession Planning
    • Champion a culture of continuous improvement in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost and GMP compliance.
    • Review production and operating reports and resolve operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to insure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
    • Develop or revise standard operational and working practices and observe personnel to insure compliance with standards.
    • Interface with Engineering and R&D groups as related to new and existing products prior to and during production.
    • Manage employee performance and work in conjunction with Human Resources Department to take appropriate action when necessary.
    • Support and apply company policies and procedures in a consistent manner.
    • A key owner responsible to bring the foundations of manufacturing (6S, Lean, TOC) programs to a high level.


    • BA in Business or Engineering or equivalent work experience in a technical industry – Medical Device preferred
    • A minimum of 7 years of Managerial Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment
    • Demonstrated Success as a change agent in terms of people, processes, and culture
    • Experience Deploying Lean Initiatives/CI culture
    • Ability to positively and effectively communicate with subordinates, support personnel and across organization.
    • Ability to critically think and be experienced in the use of problem solving and other 6 sigma tools
    • Good understanding of cost accounting and experience owning a P&L is preferred
    • Action-oriented, results focused individual with can-do attitude.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, i.e. Word, Excel, Outlook, Project and Power Point and ability to learn company’s ERP system


    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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