Cantel Medical

  • Sr Manufacturing Engineer

    Location US-NY-Rochester
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Cantel Dental
  • 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 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.



    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

    The role of the Manufacturing Engineer will be a technical expert for Crosstex and will be responsible for improving production efficiency through processes, tooling and organizational improvements. The Manufacturing Engineer will also be responsible for Project Management of Equipment and Automation.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Lead/Develop Lean Engineering and Six Sigma Initiatives
    • Establish engineering processes and appropriate documentation of equipment and processes
    • Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.
    • Development of Verification/Qualification deliverables including but not limited to Requirements Documents, Functional and Design Specifications, Test Protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ), and Summary Reports.
    • Execution of Test Protocols, including identification and resolution of non-conformances/deviations.
    • Tracking and managing change control activities for multiple concurrent projects.
    • Evaluate manufacturing processes by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, tooling, and materials; conferring with equipment vendors and soliciting input from operators
    • Root cause analysis/Risk Assessments performed to assure quality, safety, and delivery of products
    • Document processes, test methods and, generate visual work instructions.
    • Assure documentation and compliance with Quality Management System (QMS) and ISO
    • Work with Quality organization to improve product and services
    • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout
    • Develop project plans and execute on those plans
    • Assure equipment parameters are established and met
    • Lead the implementation of new product into production
    • Other tasks as required and assigned
    • Improve process capability and production volume while maintaining and improving quality standards.


    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or related field.
    • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing environment, preferably in plastics or plastics manufacturing.
    •  An assertive team player who treats colleagues with respect.
    •  Outstanding communication skills including listening, writing, and speaking.
    •  Knowledge of quality systems standards, such as, ISO 9000 and 13485, FDA CFR for medical device, pharma, food safety, etc.
    • Proven success in leading continuous improvement efforts.  i.e. 6S, Visual Management, Kaizen.
    • Hands on experience working with Machinery
    • Ability to manage projects from inception to successful implementation.
    • Strong Computer literacy. Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets, CAD or SPC experience a plus.



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