Cantel Medical

  • Production Team Lead, Masks - 3rd shift

    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 team leader is responsible for coordinating operational functions of daily production. Included in the daily activities are training and developing employees through a balanced approach of safety, quality, delivery and cost. This role executes plans, distributes work assignments, utilizes personal experience to assist operators with equipment operation. Lead will occasionally operate equipment to support deliveries and backfill employee time-off, as needed. The Team Leader encourages team effort and supportive attitudes between workers.

    Main Responsibilities


    • Proactively identifies risks and implements countermeasures to ensure a safe work environment for all team members.
    • Maintain safe and healthy work environment by understanding and enforcing EH&S policies.
    • Report near misses and accidents including recommended corrective actions.
    • Communicate with supervisor/management when issues arise.


    • Assist in training product specific procedures and maintain training records
    • Helps to identify potential non-conforming material problems, recommends preventative measures and implements quality improvements.
    • Compliance to quality systems as required and follow defined reaction plans to protect the customer.


    • Coordinate with supply chain & supervision/management to ensure job completion in a timely manner to meet internal and external customer requirements.
    • Help meet delivery schedules by performing packaging work, backfilling during employee time-off, coordinating overtime and adjusting labor plans.


    • Ensure accurate inventory counts for raw materials/finished goods, coming to and leaving the department
    • Help keep localized warehouse organized to maximize workflow, supply machines/cells with raw material and monitor inventory for level loading of the production


    • Review production log sheets to ensure accuracy, monitor production rates and offer support for improvement
    • Train operators on department equipment and procedures and improve overall department efficiency. 
    • Support daily & weekly preventative maintenance to minimize downtime
    • Other applicable tasks assigned by the Supervisor


    • Implement and maintain 6S and lean activities.
    • Identify and suggest opportunities for waste identification and elimination.


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • 5 – 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
    • 1 – 2 years of employee training experience
    • Experience with ISO standards, ISO 13485 preferred
    • Lean and continuous improvement experience a plus
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Ability to solve practical problems through analytical and decision-making skills
    • High sense of urgency focused on task accomplishment
    • Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Outlook)
    • Must be able to lift 50+ LBS


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