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Cantel Medical

Principal Scientist

Post Date:Sep 30, 2020Type:Full-Time
Start Date:9/30/2020Salary:
Location:US-MN-Plymouth Job Reference:2020-7927

Job Description:

Who we are

At Cantel, preventing infection is our business.  As a leading provider of infection prevention products and services in the healthcare market, we are dedicated to delivering high-quality, innovative solutions that improve outcomes and help save lives.  We accomplish this mission by delivering our products through the following operating units:
Medical: Endoscopy procedure disposables include single-use valves and irrigation tubing. The medical device reprocessing systems, disinfectants, detergents we manufacture and distribute are used to disinfect high-level endoscopes.
Life Sciences: Water purification systems for dialysis facilities.  We work with leading dialysis caregivers, delivering hemodialysis dialyzers and reprocessing systems, as well as sterilants and filtration products.
Dental: Single-use, infection prevention products used primarily in the dental market (face masks, sterilization pouches, towels and bibs, tray covers, saliva ejectors, germicidal wipes, plastic cups and disinfectants). 
Cantel employees are inspired to improve the lives of patients, caregivers and healthcare providers.   If you are looking for a company driven by an entrepreneurial spirit and have the passion to shape the future of infection prevention, we want to meet you.  Join us and see why people love working here.

About the role

This opportunity requires an experienced engineer or scientist capable of performing a wide variety of works including experimentations, test studies, data analysis, customer interaction, publishing results, patent and research article search etc. The person independently leads projects with limited supervision to support the sterilization technology in healthcare and life science domain. This position will be responsible for the design and creation of novel test systems and methods.  #CB

What you will do

  • Will serve as a core member of high visibility projects.
  • Designs experiments and reports data to the teams and the Cantel leadership.
  • Creation and ownership, ability to prioritize competing goals.
  • Engagement with cross functional teams to provide subject matter expertise.
  • Will ensure adherence to the standards and compliances.
  • Works with minimal guidance from management and regularly communicates project results and timelines to the leadership.
  • Material and chemical residue testing, documentation for customer.
  • Establishing physical and chemical properties of chemistry.
  • Is responsible for the generation of intellectual property, publishing contains inside or outside of Cantel medical.

What we are looking for

  • BS/MS/PhD degree in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or related discipline
  • Depending upon degree, 3-10 years of experience, preferably in Sterilization domain.
  • Experience working with chemical sterilants, metal and polymers, oxidizers, and corrosives.
  • At least 5 years working in a medical device R&D setting.
  • Experience working with Class I and Class II medical devices.
  • Background in analytical chemistry, method development, and validation of methods.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Biochemistry.
  • Demonstrated success in a research and development setting. Prefer medical devices.
  • Formulation of liquid chemical sterilants and high-level disinfectants.
  • Knowledge and understanding of vapor or gas based sterilization process, material compatibilities.
  • Knowledge and understanding of standards such as: ISO15883, EN14885, AAMI TIR 30.

Contact Information
Cantel Medical

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