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.


    Job Overview

    As part of a team or independently, scope, plan, and/or execute design activities for a variety of medical devices. Independently evaluate, select, and adapt standard techniques, procedures, and criteria. Interface with operations, process development, supply chain, and specialized R&D functional groups to ensure best-in-class product life cycle management and continued supply.

    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 components.
     Contribute as team leader and/or expert team member for particular areas of the overall design.
     Review project plans for overall soundness and adherence to stated objectives and contribute to the
     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
     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
     Familiarity with product development processes in a GMP and ISO 9000 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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