Electrical Engineer

What Electrical Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health

Electrical Engineering is responsible for developing manufacturing processes, upgrading electrical systems, and enhancing production equipment. Reviews new designs for compliance with safety regulations, functionality and manufacturability. Designs process improvements to reduce product cost, process cycle time and improved product quality.


  • Understand and comply with all current plant policies and procedures.
  • Design, Repair, maintain, and install a wide variety of electrical and electronic equipment used to support the building and the factory with and/or without assistance and/or direction from others.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized work environment. Support plant 6S and Safety initiatives.
  • Lead development of procedures and implementation of systems to improve processing activities.
  • Assist with line troubleshooting activities and identification of root cause, corrective actions.
  • Accountable for department’s process and mechanical reliability. Identify key barriers to improved machine reliability.
  • 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. This includes conducting/ assisting with validation protocol
  • Work from verbal and/or written instructions, work orders.
  • Utilize manuals, tables, and schematic drawings to perform job duties.
  • 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.
  • Draw sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units. Use CAD System for development of schematics. Assemble experimental circuitry (breadboard) or complete prototype model according to engineering instructions, technical manuals, and knowledge of electronic systems and components and their functions. Recommend changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.
  • Maintain necessary records to include maintenance logs, time sheets, downtime logs, etc. using software packages such as Microsoft Word and/or Excel
  • Responsible for adhering to plant policies/procedures, department EHS rules, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), ISO 13485 regulations and Good Housekeeping procedures.
  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) is a major cornerstone of this Company’s beliefs. Working safely and protecting the environment are an essential part of an employee’s job performance and all employees are responsible for adhering to plant EHS policies/procedures, report hazardous conditions or risks follow department EHS rules, PPE requirements, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP’s), ISO 13485 regulations and Good Housekeeping procedures. All employees shall operate in a manner that protects the health and safety of its employees/visitors and operate in a manner that conserves energy, natural resources and protects the environment. In addition, all safety related incidents, no matter how slight, must be reported immediately.
  • Develop, Manage, and Implement Capital investment projects for process improvements, capacity expansions, equipment upgrades, cost reductions, safety enhancements, and quality advancements.

Skills/ Competencies:

  • Possess working knowledge of PC networking systems and Windows Operating systems.
  • Use Microsoft office products (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Possess working understanding of mechanical processes and equipment.
  • Ability to utilize mathematics and calculations as it applies to process parameters and machine functionality.
  •  Interpret written instructions and mechanical/electrical schematics.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering or similar
  • 5+ years related work experience
  • Prior experience programming PLC's, HMI's, VFD's, etc.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies working knowledge in the application of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks
  • Works on projects of moderate scope and complexity
  • Identifies possible solutions to a variety of technical problems and takes actions to resolve
  • Applies judgment within defined parameters
  • Receives general guidance may receive more detailed instruction on new projects
  • Work reviewed for sound reasoning and accuracy

  • A Covid-19 vaccination is required in order to be employed in this position. This includes either:
  • 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine
  • 1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine
  • Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to federal, state and/or customer requirements

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.