Cardinal Health Production Electrician - 2nd Shift in Greenwood, South Carolina

What Production Set-up & Maintenance contributes to Cardinal Health

Sets up, aligns, monitors, and/or calibrates production equipment. Assists and may perform maintenance on machines and cleans up minor chemical spills in assigned area as well as glassware, ovens, and other equipment.


  • Observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed. Will be responsible for reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions. Must actively participate in current safety program and attend all scheduled safety meetings for department.
  • Maintain work area in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.
  • Understand and comply with all current plant policies and procedures.
  • Repair, maintain, and install a wide variety of complex electrical and electronic equipment used to support the building and the manufacturing department with and/or without assistance and/or direction from others.
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and repair electrical and electronic systems on complex production equipment. After completing, test and make necessary adjustments for proper operation before turning machine over to production.
  • Will Layout and install new equipment, modifications, or upgrades.
  • Work from verbal and/or written instructions, work orders.
  • Utilize manuals, tables, and schematic drawings to perform job duties.
  • Assemble, rebuild, or modify equipment under the direction of co-workers, supervisors, or engineering department and instruct operators and mechanics on the operation of equipment where applicable.
  • Install, repair, and replace temperature controls, solid state controls, programmable logic controllers, HMI’s, MMI’s, position sensors, servo systems, AC and DC electrical motors and motor controllers, transformers, disconnects, and distribution panels.
  • Use a variety of electrical diagnostic equipment to include oscilloscopes, meggers, digital and analog volt/ohm meters, ammeters, tachometers, computers and other test equipment specific to an area.
  • Perform preventive maintenance on plant and manufacturing electrical equipment following schedules and procedures.

  • Attain a license in operating a forklift for the purpose of moving equipment and heavy parts.

  • Record and process parts removed from the stockroom on the proper work order or stores log sheet.
  • Maintain necessary records to include maintenance logs, time sheets, downtime logs, etc. using software packages such as Microsoft Word and/or Excel.


  • Must have good interpersonal/leadership skills and able to interface with all departments and associate levels
  • Must have good teamwork skills and be able to interface with all crew members and relief personnel and work toward resolving conflict congenially. Make an extra effort to deal with coworkers and supervisors on a mature and positive basis.
  • Flexibility to accept additional duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Must be willing to work off-shifts, overtime and weekends as necessary for business needs.
  • Some travel may be required for training purposes as well as business needs.


  • Must be able to work in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment.
  • Must be able to perform work efficiently and effectively under short notice.
  • Must be capable to lifting up to 50 pounds of various sizes and shapes.
  • Must be able to climb on ladders or other authorized equipment for maintaining, repairing, replacing, installing or cleaning equipment.
  • Must be capable of standing or sitting for extended periods of time.
  • Must be capable of pulling and pushing a loaded cart with up to 50 pounds of force.
  • Must be willing to work in tight locations.

  • Normal working hours depending on the shift you are assigned are as follows:

1st shift 8am to 4pm

2nd shift 4pm to 12am

3rd shift 12am to 8am

12 hour (Crew A & C) 7am to 7pm

12 hour (Crew B & D) 7pm to 7am



Associates degree in electrical/electronics or equivalent experience (six or more years)


Minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment required.


Pass assessments in Math (15), Reading (28), Mechanical (45).

Minimum score of 60 on the Electrical Skills Testing Device

Be familiar with Allen/Bradley PLC hardware, for example: PLC 5, SLC 500 and Contrologix platforms, Micrologix controllers, Panel views, and software packages, for example: RSlogix 5, 500 and 5000, RSlinx, Drive tools, RSNetworx.

Be familiar with a variety of networks, for example: ControlNet, DH, DH+, Serial, RIO, Ethernet, Profibus.

Use Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Other Skills:

Must be able to speak, read and write the English language

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies acquired knowledge and skills to complete standard tasks
  • Readily learns and applies new information and methods to work in assigned area
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on routine assignments that require some problem resolution
  • Works within clearly defined standard operating procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works under moderate degree of supervision
  • Work typically involves regular review of output by work lead or supervisor
  • Refers complex unusual problems to supervisor

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.