Cantel Medical

  • Process Development Engineer

    Location US-MN-Plymouth
    Job ID
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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

    The Process Development Engineer leads the operational readiness during new product development and manufacturing changes for a variety of medical device products. The Process Development Engineer will be Operation’s champion during the development stages of new products or line extension activities by developing the manufacturing process, providing Design for Manufacturability/Assembly feedback on the design, completing Process Failure Mode and Effects Analyses, leading the transfer builds, ensuring all processes are validated, and executing on all design transfer deliverables.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Ensure that operations requirements are incorporated into designs during product development.
    • Provide leadership to manufacturing locations serving as the communication bridge between the New Product Development (NPD) team and the manufacturing locations
    • Develop advanced manufacturing systems and processes to ensure process capability, repeatability & reproducibility in launched product
    • Participate as a core member of NPD teams and within cross functional NPD team activities such as Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMEA), Design Reviews, pFMEA, etc.
    • Lead and coordinate operational readiness and design transfer activities at manufacturing sites.
    • Lead project planning with manufacturing locations to determine manufacturing operational requirements including capacity, space, processes, and capital equipment.
    • Lead development of quality control plans to ensure adequate checks are established for testing phases and product launch.
    • Lead preparation and execution of process readiness reviews with stakeholders to demonstrate operational readiness including process and equipment validations.
    • Lead development of manufacturing lines utilizing lean manufacturing concepts.
    • Assist in the improvement and development of new product development processes to enhance development of robust products while reducing time to market.
    • Ability to travel 10%, occasional travel to customers or suppliers as required.


    • BS in Engineering, preferably Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.
    • Minimum of 2 years of engineering preferably within the medical device industry.
    • Experience in Design for Manufacturing & Assembly, DFMEA, PFMEA, DOE, and Validations.
    • Experience in process development.
    • Familiar with ISO 13485 and FDA Design Control.
    • Green Belt Certification a plus


    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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