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Cantel Medical General Production II in Chicago, Illinois

HuFriedyGroup is the dental industry leader in infection prevention solutions, premium instrumentation, and service and support programs that help dental professionals be the best in practice. As the dental division of Cantel, HuFriedyGroup encompasses a vast array of brands and products, integrated together to deliver full service and support – a complete circle of protection – to dental practices around the globe. We are dedicated to employee engagement and development, diversity and inclusion, wellness, and social responsibility. Our core values and well-defined culture are evident in daily life at HuFriedyGroup and continue to shape the success of our business. #CB

The general production positions perform a variety of tasks within the manufacturing area, including but not limited to: mass finishing, assembly and diagnostic, laser etch, buffing and finishing and other general production duties. Employees may work in one or more of the above mentioned areas.

General Production 1: Close supervision and inspection needed

General Production 2: Limited supervision and inspection, some set up and/or job preparation

General Production 3: Minimal supervision, can complete all set ups and job preparations

Technician : Minimal supervision, proficient at all tasks in cell, able to direct/coordinate tasks within the cell, resolve problems, able to assign work to GP level employees and to communicate status to Tech lead or upper management.

  • Mass Finishing: Sets up and operate various types of equipment (automatic and semi-automatic machines). Operates mass finishing equipment (Electropolish, harperizing, speedyshine, sand blasters, tumbling, & degreasing) with a minimum of supervision. Work is diversified, and to ordinary tolerances. *

  • Assembly & Diagnostic: Highly repetitive bench operations on small mechanical units or components having a limited number of parts and details requiring simple adjusting to ensure proper position and/or movement. Use small hand tools, assembly jigs and fixtures. Follow instructions as to assembly methods. Alerts to visually detect obvious defects. Operations usually subject to close supervision and inspection. Operate various product identification equipment (rollstamp, laser marking, automatic assembly, hand gluing and/or acid etch equipment).This includes handle assemble and grinding*

  • Laser Etch: Repetitive identification operations on a variety of instruments (cassettes, handles, and machine parts), as specified by charts, blueprints, or supervisor. Loads and unloads the auto loaders, observes controls, and works to correct cycle-time. Follow instructions as to assembly methods. Alert to visually detect obvious defects. Operations are subject to close supervision and a detailed visual inspection.*

  • Heat Treat: Performs repetitive heat treating operations on a limited variety of instruments, castings, forgings, machine parts, etc., as specified by charts, blueprints, or supervisor. Loads and unloads furnaces, observes controls, and works to correct cycle-time. Performs Rockwell hardness tests and documents results.*

  • Perform functions in Unltrasonic cell*

  • Polisher and Buffer: Buffs, polishes, and grinds work of varying shape or design requiring care to maintain contour, edges and dimensions.* May maintain wheels.

  • Operates all equipment per work instructions, verifies specifications. Keeps all equipment operational.*

  • Maintains supplies inventory as needed and miscellaneous logs. Performs labor transactions, retrieve blue prints and work instructions via the computer system if needed.

  • Following all OSHA and company-specific guidelines for safety. *

  • Complete other responsibilities, as assigned.

This position requires an individual with:

  • GP I: 0 – 1 years equivalent experience

  • GP II: 1 – 2 years experience

  • GP III: 2 – 3 years experience

  • Technician: 3 or more years experience

  • High School Degree or equivalent experience

  • Basic reading and writing (English); basic math skills

  • Ability to perform routine, repetitive operations while maintaining attention to detail

  • Will be required to make some independent judgments concerning product quality and take necessary corrective action

  • Ability to learn new instruments, using written specifications or approved samples

  • Ability to train others to follow established work instructions and assignments and work well on a team

  • Basic analytical and math skills

Additional Information

  • Duties and responsibilities considered to be essential functions of the position.

**EEO/Affirmative Action Employer

ID: 2020-9032

External Company Name: Cantel Medical

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