Job Number: 20018437

Location: Greenwood, SC

Date Posted: 7-27-2017

Job Title: Production Mechanic - 2nd Shift - Underpads Focus Factory

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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.


  • Must 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 utilize the SCORE program and actively participate in safety meetings.
  • Must understand and comply with all current plant policies and procedures.
  • Must maintain work area and equipment in a clean and safe condition.
  • Will layout and perform machining operations of replacement parts using shop equipment such as lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, drill presses.
  • Will work from verbal and/or written instructions, work orders, manuals, tables, and schematic drawings or sketches.
  • Must troubleshoot, diagnose, disassemble, and repair damaged mechanisms or replace defective parts and reassemble. Test after reassembling making necessary adjustments for proper operation before turning machine over to production.
  • Will position and align, and level machinery and equipment being installed or relocated to required accuracy and check to ensure effective operation. Also require rigging knowledge for installation and relocation of equipment modules to include rotary dies and knife units.
  • Will construct, rebuild, or modify equipment under the direction of co-workers, supervisors, or engineering department and assemble new equipment and instruct operators on the operation of equipment where applicable.
  • Will select or specify shafts, sprockets, pulleys, and belts.
  • Must record and process parts removed from the stockroom.
  • Must perform preventative maintenance on a scheduled basis.
  • Will perform miscellaneous duties to include minor piping, and electrical work using proper tools and equipment.
  • Must maintain necessary records to include maintenance logs, time sheets, downtime logs, etc.
  • Must have a basic understanding of welding using oxy-acetylene, arc, and MIG welding.
  • Must be able to read and use precision instruments such as calipers, micrometers, gauge blocks, and dial indicators.
  • Must have a basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic-systems with the ability to test, repair, and replace solenoid valves and cylinders

Working Conditions:

  • 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 of lifting up to 50 pounds of various sizes and shapes.
  • 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 74 pounds of force.
  • Must be able to climb on ladders or other authorized equipment for cleaning.
  • Must be willing to work in tight locations.
  • Must be able to climb on ladders or other authorized equipment for maintaining, repairing, replacing, or installing.
  • Must be willing to work off-shifts, overtime and weekends as necessary for business needs.
  • Willingness to travel since some travel may be required for training purposes.
  • Normal working hours depending on the shift you are assigned are:

1st shift 8 am to 4 pm

2nd shift 4 pm to 12 am

3rd shift 12 am to 8 am

Shift A/C (12 Hours) 7am – 7pm

Shift B/D (12 Hours) 7pm – 7am

Minimum Requirements:


Associates degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent thereof in education and experience. (6 years)


Minimum 3 years experience in a manufacturing maintenance environment required.


Pass Workkeys assessments with at least the minimum scores in Math (4), Reading (4), Locating Information (4), Mechanical Reasoning(45) and Applied Technology (4).

Minimum score of 60 on the Mechanical Standard Timing Model.

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.

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Meet Mo

I enjoy playing an integral role in ensuring that our customers are receiving the right product in a timely and orderly fashion. I also like the friendly atmosphere at our facility and I appreciate the balance between work and personal time that Cardinal Health gives its employees.
Mo, Senior Associate, Shipping Control Coordinator