Cantel Medical

  • Sr Mechanical Engineer

    Location US-MN-Plymouth
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Research & Development
    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. #CB


    Job Overview

    As part of a development team, plan and/or execute detailed phases of a large project.
    Independently evaluate, select, and adapt standard techniques, procedures, and criteria.
    Conduct research to develop electro-mechanical equipment and machinery. Prepare reports on
    work results. Work can range from simple to complex and therefore require adaptation and
    modification of standard techniques. Work problems are such that they require application of
    engineering principles, tools, and knowledge gained from previous work experience.
    Independently perform most assignments with overall instructions on expected results.

    Main Responsibilities

    Plan and conduct (or direct technical personnel) to perform mechanical engineering
    experiments to test, prove, or modify theoretical propositions.
     Evaluate findings to develop new concepts, products, equipment, or processes.
     Assess product requirements to determine system design.
     Ensure that product design and related documentation meet requirements.
     Monitor progress relative to schedule for completion of functional devices or systems.
     Prepare Standard Operating Procedure and prepare mechanical drawings for use by
    manufacturing to control the in-house manufacture of our products as well as purchased
     Contribute as team leader and/or expert team member for particular areas of the overall
     Review project plans for overall soundness and adherence to stated objectives and
    contribute to the development.
     Prepare technical reports for use by engineering or management personnel for long- and
    short-range planning, or for use by sales engineering personnel in sales or technical
    services activities.
     Prepare and execute analytical models and apply results to real world tasks.
     Be involved in software/firmware requirements analysis, design, implementation, verification,
    and validation.
     Other duties as assigned.


    B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and a minimum of four years related experience in
    mechanical engineering design, analysis, and test.
     Thorough experience with the use of Pro-E CAD.
     Three to five years product development or research and development experience in the
    instrumentation or medical device industry.
     Thorough theoretical and applied knowledge of mechanical engineering principles and
    related analytical methods.
     Familiarity with product development processes in a GMP and ISO 13485 environment.
     Excellent written and verbal communication skills in the English language. Ability to read,
    analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, summary financial reports,
    and technical legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from
    customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to
    effectively present information to top management and public groups.
     Ability to apply mathematical concepts such as exponents, and logarithms. Ability to apply
    mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test
    reliability and validity, analysis of variance, and correlation techniques.


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