Cantel Medical

  • Automation Machine Tender

    Location US-TX-Conroe
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    Cantel Medical
  • 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

    Under general supervision and guidance from Automation Team Leads, Shift Supervisors, and Technicians the Automation Machine Tender supports the operation of the Automation equipment. The machine tender is responsible to start and stop the equipment and tend to routine equipment alarms and faults. The Automation Machine Tender is very aware of safety procedures and strictly adheres to all safety, manufacturing, Quality and Continuous Improvement policies and procedures.

    The work performed is fast paced requiring movement from station to station for the majority of hours worked. Firm or fine grasping or manipulation with both hands is required. Performs quality assurance analysis during machine operation to prevent defective product from being produced and potentially reach the end user. Supports the Water Spiders daily with ensuring material flow and material traceability remain in control at all time.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Start and stop the equipment and tend to routine equipment alarms and faults
    • Maintain and follow 6S (Workplace Organization Standards).
    • Follow Standard Operating Procedures, Manufacturing Procedures, and other regulatory requirements at all times.
    • Work in a fast-paced environment communicating and interacting with automated equipment and other team members during the work period
    • Produce product that meets quality expectations
    • General cleaning as needed: Keep equipment clean and free of misc. parts, empty trash, clean work area daily, clean shop equipment, sweep, mop, wipe down area
    • Perform Water Spider duties and support other water spiders with material handling and work order change overs
    • Supports the automation technicians to ensure targets for safety, quality and productivity are met or exceeded
    • Must be a team player with strong communication skills
    • Works in a team environment with all levels of the organization
    • Attend daily production meetings and shift hand off meetings to ensure good communication and pass downs
    • A high level of engagement is expected; this means that Machine Tenders are expected to work on improving themselves by working on training applicable to their position.
    • Engagement on 7 steps, and improvement events is expected so that the Machine Tender can provide input to implement containment actions and countermeasures to resolve quality, or process issues.
    • May be asked to perform other tasks as required. 


    • Education- High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is requred. 
    • Minimum of six months of related manufacturing experience
    • Must be able to read, speak, and write English and be able to perform basic math functions
    • Must be able to carry products weighing 25 to 40 lbs on an occasional basis.
    • Must be able to work on their feet and be able to twist or turn the body continuously through the day.
    • Must be able to reach shoulder height continuously.
    • Job requires repetitive movement of both hands continuously, six to eight hours daily.

    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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