Cardinal Health Technician II, Operations Maintenance in LaVergne Pack, Tennessee

What Operations Maintenance contributes to Cardinal Health

Maintenanceis responsible for designing, developing and testing a wide variety of equipment and packaging used for protection, display and handling of products. Determines packaging specifications, cost limitations, legal requirements and related documentation. Directs external resources / contractors as required.


  • Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of responsibility, and ensures compliance for all Operations Associates.
  • Perform routine maintenance, setups, changeovers, repairs, and troubleshooting of packaging machines. Schedule preventive maintenance activities.
  • Document the execution of maintenance and manufacturing functions. Individuals are expected to be an active participant in their assigned processes by maintaining, repairing, and initiating process improvements.
  • Collaborate with all maintenance personnel, operators and supervisors to develop and enlarge technical skill base and understanding of assigned areas.
  • Schedule the workload for assigned shift. Coordinate the handoffs between shifts to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Be able to support cost savings and new product installation projects and teams.
  • Maintenance of good housekeeping cGMP and safety practices.
  • Define root cause and provide timely execution of corrective actions on exception events that are related to equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Other duties as assigned.

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.


  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • 1-2 years of related experience.
  • Must possess strong computer and troubleshooting skills as well as solid reading, writing, math and skills.
  • Must have strong written and verbal English communication skills to effectively communicate with internal staff, management, Customers, and suppliers.
  • Must be open-minded, decisive, and flexible.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of packaging processes and equipment.
  • Must possess excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Must be very well organized, detail oriented and possess ability to multi-task.
  • Must have ability to plan to ensure timely completion and follow up on assigned tasks.
  • Must be motivated to strive for continuous improvement.
  • Must be familiar with cGMP, and safe practices.
  • Be proactive and willing to take initiative and responsibility.
  • Strong technical skills including electrical, mechanical, hydraulics and pneumatics.
  • Experience working with a maintenance work order system is desirable.
  • Experience working with Allen-Bradley and other types of PLCs is desirable.
  • Previous experience working with packaging and other equipment such as (but not limited to); HVAC, compressors, bottle fillers, cappers, labelers and conveying systems, thermoformers, cartoners, vision inspection systems, inkjet and laser printing systems.
  • Must have ability to adapt quickly, work under pressure, and prioritize workload in a fast paced and constantly changing environment.
  • Must have a high level of personal integrity.
  • Must maintain a strong Customer Service focus at all times.

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.