Cantel Medical

  • Assembler

    Location US-TX-Conroe
    Job ID
    2019-5130
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Production
    Company
    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:

    Medical 

    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.

    Dental 

    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.

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    Job Overview

    This position is responsible for the production of high quality medical devices within a manufacturing cell/area. Associates are responsible for the safe, efficient operation of the cell/ work area and ensuring that the Key Performance Indicators are achieved. Each team member is responsible for his/her individual skills development by completing the required training, core competencies and proficiency requirements for their current position and proactively working on skill development and cross-training.

    Main Responsibilities

    • Always operate safely, follow processes and standard work, and wear appropriate PPE.
    • Read, understand, and follow all manufacturing documentation.
    • Follow Standard Operating Procedures, Manufacturing Procedures, and other regulatory requirements.
    • Perform line/cell set-up, start-up and shut-down as required by position.
    • Operate cell/ work area to ensure quality product is produced to specified takt time and meeting quality expectations.
    • Consistantly work on a high paced assembly line interacting with other team members during the work period.
    • Perform various packaging duties.
    • Perform MRP functions to maintain inventory accuracy of work-in-process and point-of-use as required by position. (water spider or team lead)
    • Testing of raw material and production samples as required by position.
    • 6S-Maintain clean, safe, organized work area - sustains process improvements that have been implemented into their respective areas and sustains a high level of 6S.
    • Actively participate in Continuous Improvement (examples: line side ideas, kaizens, and projects)
    • Execute Engineering Work Requests and special sample requests.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Use of various hand tools such as drills, screwdrivers, wire cutter and crimpers and other automated and non-powered tools.
    • Must acquire and demonstrate the knowledge to make independent judgment decisions on product and process quality and criteria.
    • Must be cross trained to independently work in at least 3 different work cells/value streams performing tasks as required by the process/prints.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED)
    • Must be able to write legibly, read, speak English, and complete basic math functions as necessary
    • Must be a proactive team member with good communication skills
    • Able to do repetitive work duties in a manufacturing environment/assembly line
    • Must be able to pay attention to detail and follow written instructions
    • Must have good (acceptable) attendance
    • Must be able to read, understand, and follow all SOP's/ standard work pertaining to their department
    • Must be able to use hands and wrists to manually assemble parts for an 8 -12 hour period and achieve production goals
    • Must be able to lift 40lbs
    • Vision correctable to 20/20

     

    WORKING CONDITIONS:

    • Comfortable working in a clean room environment.
    • Must be able to frequently lift, push, pull or carry products weighing up to 40 lbs. for short distances.
    • Must be physically able to work in a sitting or standing position with consistent movement of hands and wrists to assemble product for eight to twelve hours daily.
    • Noise level moderate and may require hearing protection in manufacturing area, other PPE as required.
    • Use of UV lights may be required to cure adhesive applied to product.  Adhesive may have odor

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