Lead Calibration Technician - 1st Shift

What Product Test & Calibration contributes to Cardinal Health

Manufacturing is responsible for cost of production and maintenance activities including process improvement, supply chain management, quality assurance, employee safety and engagement, and environmental commitment.

Product Test & Calibration 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.

Now offering a $2,000 New Hire Sign-On Bonus (excluding individuals currently employed with Cardinal Health)!

Shift Details: Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM CST


  • Associate’s degree or 4+ years of equivalent experience in related field preferred
  • Understanding of FDA regulations surrounding the manufacturing of medical devices, and GMPs preferred
  • Experience with Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing tools preferred


  • Calibrate process instrumentation and gauges to ensure compliance – calibration activities include inspection, testing, adjusting, and repair of process controllers and gauges
  • Use electronic test equipment and calibration standards to determine condition of instrumentation, diagnose problems with instruments or gauges falling outside calibration limits and repair or adjust as needed – maintain calibration documents
  • Work with manufacturing engineers to determine which process instruments or gauges require calibration, the calibration frequency, and which method of calibration should be used
  • Communicate with equipment vendors or manufacturers to correct problems with instruments or determine proper method of repair or adjustment
  • Comply with statutory responsibility under the national/federal regulations - take reasonable care of your own health, safety and welfare along with teammates that may be affected by your acts at work
  • Follow established EH&S procedures and policies and encourage teammates to follow them
  • Participate in EH&S activities such as: root cause analysis, finding solutions, implementing improvements, inspections, and meetings
  • Complete and remain up to date on required EH&S training
  • Follow all ISO 13485, GMP, OSHA and plant/corporate standards, policies, and procedures
  • Observe all safety precautions and regulations at all times in all areas where duties are performed
  • Report all safety incidents, hazards, and potential unsafe working conditions
  • Work overtime as required
  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies extensive knowledge and company policies to complete a wide range of assignments
  • Demonstrates expert understanding of all levels of the job family and has thorough knowledge of jobs outside area of responsibility
  • Takes the lead in effectively applying new processes and skills in accomplishing assignments
  • May provide technical guidance and training to others
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on complex problems that require independent action and a high degree of initiative to resolve issue
  • Makes recommendation for new or revised processes and has a role on the implementation
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works with minimal degree of supervision
  • Has latitude to make decisions in exceptional circumstances within established guidelines
  • Provides guidance to less experienced team members
  • May have team leader responsibilities but does not formally supervise

Anticipated hourly range: $30.20 per hour - $43.20 per hour

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/09/2024 *If interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The hourly range listed is an estimate. Pay at Cardinal Health is determined by multiple factors including, but not limited to, a candidate’s geographical location, relevant education, experience and skills and an evaluation of internal pay equity.

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.