Cantel Medical

  • Culture Lab Supervisor

    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

    Responsible for the overall operation and administration of the culture lab activities including, but not limited to safety, quality, delivery, productivity and continuous improvement. Oversees the performance standard of biological and microbiological incubation tests in the culture laboratory to assure customer test feedback in an accurate and timely fashion, and compliance with all applicable regulations.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Directing and coordinating all culture lab operation activities consistent with goals, objectives and policies.
    • Integrate policies and good laboratory practices across all sites and locations
    • Maintain compliance to applicable ISO standards, FDA regulations, and all other regulations deemed required by the business
    • Create and monitor laboratory’s performance levels using quantitative measurement methodology
    • Drive quality of delivered products and services. Assist in the formulation and ensure implementation of policies, procedures and programs.
    • Test new and improved laboratory methods and procedures. Prepare laboratory notes, charts and graphs and write up results of examinations.
    • Review production schedules, materials and workforce resources.
    • Supervise purchase of supplies and maintain equipment inventory
    • Ensure that safety and environmental programs are in place and managed effectively.
    • Participate in recruiting, retaining and developing top talent. Develop and lead staff by active coaching, training, and general employee performance management while cultivating a collaborative team culture, creative problem solving and results driven operation.


    • B.S. in Biology, Micro-biology or a related field.
    • 5-7 years of supervisory or managerial experience in a laboratory operation, regulated environment.
    • Strong project management and analytical skills required.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including scientific documentation.
    • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, including team building, employee development and coaching.
    • Strong computer literacy.
    • Some travel required.



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