Cantel Medical

Maintenance Technician

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Cantel Healthcare Disposables

Company Overview

SPSmedical, a part of Crosstex International, a Cantel Medical company, is a New York based manufacturer of infection control consumables sold to healthcare facilities and industrial organizations worldwide.


Crosstex International is a leading global manufacturer of infection control and prevention products for the healthcare market. We create high quality, innovative products, the majority of which are manufactured in the United States. Our broad range of products for multiple healthcare disciplines include: SecureFit® Face Masks, ConFirm® Sterilization Monitoring, SaniTyze™ Waterless Antimicrobial Gel and our Patients Choice ® line of preventive products. With eleven manufacturing/distribution facilities around the world – 7 in the United States and 3 internationally – Crosstex services the global healthcare community in an efficient and timely manner.

Job Overview

The role of Manufacturing Mechanical Technician is to repair and maintain mechanical equipment and production machinery based on diagrams, operation manuals and manufacturers specifications using hand tools, power tools and precision equipment. The Manufacturing Mechanical Technician will also coordinate minor and major facility maintenance and janitorial services.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform repairs, upgrades, installations and periodic maintenance of facility machines and equipment
  • Troubleshoot hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems using schematics, wire drawings, I/O lists and manufacturer manuals.
  • Replace, fix or realign machine parts and accessories according to manufacturer and production specifications
  • Lubricate, adjust or replace machine components in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and aligned with preventative maintenance schedules
  • Utilize and maintain Preventative Maintenance Database software for tracking scheduled and completed tasks.
  • Familiarity with Lock Out/Tag Out and utilize the safety process to properly quarantine equipment during service or repair
  • Powers up equipment to verify functionality and performance to specification
  • Coordinate facility repairs and improvements for the building, property, production and office areas
  • Communicate with OEMs and equipment suppliers for information, support, parts and materials
  • Ability to comprehend documented Standard Operating Procedures and manuals related to equipment operation and maintenance
  • Other applicable tasks assigned by the Plant Manager


  • High School diploma or equivalent w/ Technical Certification
  • AAS degree preferred but not required
  • 7 – 10 years of experience in a production environment
  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to learn new machinery & equipment
  • Understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems
  • Troubleshooting skills through deductive reasoning and schematics
  • Knowledge of PLC control systems and digital electronic equipment a plus
  • Familiarity with power tools, multimeters, amp meters, micrometers, calipers, RPM gauges, tension gauges and other hand tools
  • Familiarity with milling, lathe, drill press, grinders and other shop equipment
  • Familiarity with forklifts, scissor lifts, cranes, hoists, chain falls and jacks
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities through time management and planning skills
  • Schedule flexibility to support multiple shifts during weekdays and weekends.
  • Basic proficiency in MS Office and computer skills
  • Must be able to lift 50+ LBS


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