Cardinal Health Machinist - 2nd Shift in Greenwood, South Carolina

What Machine Operation contributes to Cardinal Health

Sets up and operates a variety of machine tools to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions.

  • Interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specifications
  • determines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setup
  • uses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instruments
  • makes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speeds
  • measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining
  • fits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment and determines material, parts, and equipment required. Some machines may be numerically controlled. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.

Accountabilities

  • Observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed.
  • Responsible for correcting and/or reporting all safety hazards and potential unsafe working conditions.
  • Develop and maintain an understanding of all current plant policies and procedures.
  • Must understand and comply with all current plant policies and procedures.
  • Must attend at least two (2) monthly Plant Safety Meetings per year.
  • Must be able to read, understand, and fabricate from mechanical detail, assembly, and layout drawings.
  • Must posses demonstrated skill in documentation of engineered drawings to “as built” conditions to project engineering and/or engineering drafter.
  • Must posses demonstrated skill in using calipers, micrometers, and other measuring devices in the production of mechanical parts from existing components.
  • Must posses demonstrated skill in milling, turning, welding, and other machining and fabrication methods.
  • Must posses demonstrated skill in disassembly and assembly of complex mechanical systems including fabricated parts, precision components (bearings, cylinders, power transmission components, etc), and fasteners.
  • Will support production for an extended period of time after the startup of a new component or production line.
  • Must posses demonstrated writing skills in the communication of equipment condition, changes, and reports.
  • Must be able to communicate potential project ideas to engineering department personnel in the areas of safety, equipment improvements, and process improvements.
  • Must have computer skills to communicate through email and manage work orders in maximo.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required, Associates preferred
  • 3+ years related work experience and/or training required

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.

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.