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Cantel Medical Team Lead, Production in Plymouth, Minnesota

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 position is responsible for the leading the manufacturing of innovative infection prevention products in a production or clean room environment following all applicable policies, processes and procedures. What you will do Continuous Improvement Manages the continuous improvement system and coaches/mentors other employees on the use of the system. Coordinates 6S audits and leads the follow-up on the identified improvement opportunities. Assembles paretos from the data gathered through the Daily Management Meetings and leads/facilitates small Kaizen events targeted at improving the highlighted opportunities. Process Knowledge Cross trained and mastered most, if not all, processes in the area. Able to step in to most positions to fill in for an absent member of the team. Quality/Problem Solving Able to apply problem solving tools to assist other team members in trouble shooting and finding solutions to resolve problems that occur during the manufacturing process. Works proactively to improve production processes and procedures and can facilitate updates through the change order process. Maintains lot traceability, line clearance and verifies batch records to ensure they are correct. Electronic Systems Knowledge Can interact proficiently with most or all electronic systems used in operations. Cross-Training Supports and/or maintains the training strategy for their area. Ability to Train Others Mastered the training methodology and can step in as needed to support training. Acts as a coach/mentor for other team members that are learning how to train. Value Stream Understanding Supports the supervisor by overseeing the schedule, coordinating staffing and owning schedule attainment. Oversees raw materials and production supplies and works with the materials department to investigate discrepancies and make the necessary adjustments. Responsible for product and information flow throughout the cell/line, understands how to manage the constraint. Has experience performing time studies, using line balancing tools and managing adherence to standard work. Communication Provides work direction to production associates in the absence of a supervisor. Runs the daily management meeting and understands when/how to escalate production impacting events. Leadership Leads by example, reinforces accountability and is comfortable with conflict resolution. Supports the supervisor by providing input on personnel needs, for example, staffing requirements and overtime. Provides input to supervisor on individual performance reviews. Ensures all employees are working safely and is responsible for entering