Cantel Medical

  • Machine Operator

    Location US-CA-Santa Fe Springs
    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

    This position will work with the manufacturing department of Crosstex and contribute to the success of producing quality products such as patient towels and gauze. This opportunity is looking for candidates with experience in Machine Operation, entry level industrial maintenance or mechanical abilities. Working on fast paced machinery.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Set up and operate equipment to produce product within specification
    • Perform quality checks and examine product for defect (cuts, folds, seals, and perforations) to ensure customer satisfaction
    • This position may require operator to unload and load materials by hand weighing 25-50 pounds; handle and box finished good.
    • General housekeeping of work area during shift
    • 10-12 hour shifts
    • Some overtime may be mandatory
    • Must wear PPE and adhere to all safety rules
    • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment
    • Perform repairs, upgrades, installations and periodic maintenance of facility machines and equipment.
    • Must have the computer skills to efficiently work within Word, Excel, email systems and computerized maintenance management systems.
    • Replace, fix or realign machine parts and accessories according to manufacturer and production specifications
    • Lubricate, adjust or replace machine components in accordance with manufacturer recommendations and aligned with preventative maintenance schedules.
    • Familiarity with Lock Out/Tag Out and utilize the safety process to properly quarantine equipment during service or repair
    • Powers up equipment to verify functionality and performance to specification
    • Ability to comprehend documented Standard Operating Procedures and manuals related to equipment operation and maintenance.
    • Other applicable tasks assigned by the Operations Manager.


    • Proven experience as a machine operator/operation line.
    • Strong proven working experience in preventative maintenance, troubleshooting skills and equipment re-build expertise are preferred.
    • Understanding of electrical schematics and some electrical knowledge.
    • 7 – 10 years of experience in a production environment.
    • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to learn new machinery & equipment.
    • Understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems.
    • Troubleshooting skills through deductive reasoning and schematics.
    • Knowledge of PLC control systems and digital electronic equipment a plus.
    • Familiarity with power tools, multimeters, amp meters, micrometers, calipers, RPM gauges, tension gauges and other hand tools.
    • Basic proficiency in MS Office and computer skills, and math.
    • Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing (English literacy).
    • Prior work experience working in a fast paced manufacturing environments is a plus.
    • Safety oriented.


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