Electrician - Manufacturing


Cardinal Health, with over 1300 employees in Canada, is an essential link in the Canadian healthcare supply chain, providing over 70,000 products to healthcare facilities and medical professionals across the country.

Cardinal Health Canada is currently seeking an Electrician to join our Gananoque Team. Under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor, this position is responsible for performing all electrical work within the Gananoque facility.

Your Contributions to the Organization will be:  

  • Electrical support of the 24/5 automated manufacturing equipment and facility systems within an ISO 13485/FDA environment.

  • Modify and troubleshoot PLC (Program Logistic Controls) software and PC based control system, in compliance with change control processes.

  • Create and execute preventive maintenance and calibration procedures on all types of electrical components, including 75 different types of equipment and approximately 150 machines in total.

  • Hands on or related experience with troubleshooting, repairing, assembling and upgrading automated production equipment utilizing appropriate tools and equipment.

  • Install electrical equipment, controls and wiring on standard products and industrial machinery.

  • Select operation sequences, locate equipment and wiring details per specifications, cut and bend conduit, pull wires, make connections, perform standardized tests and make adjustments as required.

  • Must have a working knowledge of all types of motors and controls including servos, steppers and induction motors.

  • Must be able to troubleshoot circuitry as well as electronic controls and repair them.

  • Must know rules and be able to install new services according to Ontario Electrical Code by ESA and be able to read schematic diagrams or electrical and electronic equipment.

  • Operate under Lean Manufacturing Principles in an ISO 13485 environment.

  • Ensure that daily/weekly/monthly tasks are completed as scheduled.

  • Perform work in keeping with Corporate Maintenance Excellence program and Maximo Maintenance IT Platform.

  • Follow sites 5S systems and processes.

  • Ensure that the workstation is clean at all times.

  • Ensure that tools are all calibrated and in working order.

  • Collaboration with engineering and production teams.

  • Work in multidisciplinary teams.

  • Responsible for seeing that all tasks are performed in a manner that complies with Cardinal’s Policies & Procedures, and all regulatory requirements.

This Job might be for you if: 

  • You have High School diploma or equivalent

  • Certified Electrician or Electrical Technician or Certified Electro Mechanic strongly preferred

  • You preferably have experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment

  • You have Knowledge of PLCs and strong troubleshooting skills

  • You must have excellent knowledge of industrial electrical control circuitry

  • You have knowledge of vision systems an asset

  • You are able to read engineering drawings

  • You are able to work on a rotating shift basis. (8-hour shifts, Mon-Fri)

Our Employees all benefit from:

  • Full dental and health benefits including life insurance from day 1

  • Pension plan with generous employer matching contribution

  • Incentive plan participation

  • Tuition reimbursement

** We offer a clean, climate-controlled working environment**

Cardinal Health is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

Cardinal Health is committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities throughout the hiring process, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Our Human Resources team is responsible for working with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. 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.