Cantel Medical

  • Environmental Engineer

    Location US-MN-Plymouth
    Job ID
    2018-3946
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Facilities
    Company
    Cantel ENDO
  • 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:

     

    ENDOSCOPY

    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.

     

    WATER PURIFICATION AND FILTRATION

    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.

     

    HEALTHCARE DISPOSABLES

    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

    This position is responsible for managing environmental compliance, supporting operations, R&D, sales, install and service teams. Environmental compliance will include waste water, storm water, air emission, and hazardous waste. This role will also have responsibility for safety and will partner closely with the EHS Specialist(s). Program development and improvements will strive to achieve best practices by applying working knowledge of standards and regulations such as ANSI, NFPA, OSHA, EPA, and IBC. Proactive programs that meet the needs of the business will be emphasized, rather than reactive approaches.

    Main Responsibilities

    Environmental Compliance

    • Act as SME in industrial discharge and  industrial storm water prevention to ensure compliance with existing permits.
    • Develop water discharge white papers to facilitate internal and external conversations regarding product disposal under normal and spill conditions.
    • Provide dedicated support to the Revox R&D projects, including, but not limited to, air permitting, waste water permitting, laboratory set up, ventilation assessment, waste characterization, development of emergency procedures, exposure monitoring, and new equipment assessment. 
    • Work with Revox to update safety and environmental training material for customers.
    • Update procedures and maintain compliant programs for disposing Hazardous, Non Hazardous, and universal Wastes.
    • Work with manufacturing teams to ensure safe handling of chemicals. This may include industrial hygine sampling, collaborating on work instructions, and providing consultation on new chemicals.
    • Manage waste water and storm water discharge for compliance with local and federal regulations.
    • Perform environmental audits and provide improvement recommendations.
    • Assist in developing and leading implementation efforts for an Environmental Management Systems (EMSs) to the goal of obtaining ISO 14001 certification.
    • Maintain Tier II reporting.

    EHS Program Development and Management

    • Interpret and apply Federal, state and local regulations to local company policies, procedures, and work instructions.
    • Develop, maintain and support EHS department metrics, monitor and review progress.
    • Develop and/or maintain EHS auditing program for areas.    
    • Maintain EHS records for inspection during external and corporate audits.
    • Work with department to ensure programs, procedures, and work instructions are current and followed by employees.
    • Partner with operations to develop daily management.
    • Electronically maintain Safety Data Sheets to ensure compliance with OSHA.
    • Conduct in person EHS training and coordinate online training for personnel at all levels of the organization, which may include large group training sessions.
    • Provides support in review of new equipment and in the specifications of safety controls.

    Miscellaneous

    • Work cross functionally to fully engage employees, contractors and vendors in the EHS process, expectations, and requirements.
    • Maintain vendor safety credentialing sites.
    • Create customized e-learning, bulletins, and other communication materials.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Biology, Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Chemistry, Industrial Engineering, or related field.
    • Master’s degree preferred.
    • A minimum of 3-6 years of experience working in relevant field.
    • Must have strong oral and written communication skills, together with strong organizational skills, prioritization and attention to detail.
    • Motivated self-starter with ability to work independently or with others in cross-functional project teams.
    • Familiarity with OSHA, IBC, ANSI, EPA, and NFPA is required.
    • Experience providing Forklift and/or HAZWOPER training preferred.

     

    Additional REQUIREMENTS

    • This position may involve exposure to moving machinery, lift trucks, UV light, biohazards, and hazardous chemicals.
    • Ability to lift/carry 25 lbs.
    • Bend, stoop, kneel and/or stand for extended periods of time.
    • Ability to travel for special projects.

     

    IDEAL CANDIDATE PROFILE:

    • Proven leader – has demonstrated leadership skill in previous positions, including situations where conflict, emotion, or emergency situations are present.
    • Technical knowledge – Working Knowledge of applicable regulations and standards.
    • Change agent – proven track record of supporting/driving organizational change towards EHS performance.
    • Able to problem solve and formulate strategies involving EHS related issues.
    • Outstanding communication skills – oral, written, and presentations.  Projects a sense of integrity.
    • Passion for excellence.

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    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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