Lead Electrical Technician - 1st Shift

What Electrical Engineering Technician contributes to Cardinal Health

Engineering is responsible for performing research and analyses to develop design options for components, products, systems and processes.

Electrical Engineering Technicians are responsible for building, testing and troubleshooting electrical/electronic circuitry and other systems used in finished 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


  • 4+ years of experience, preferred
  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred
  • Proven mechanical ability


  • Schedule and coordinate daily electrical maintenance and repair work – assign tasks and provide instructions as needed
  • Maintain, repair and adjust a variety of electronic equipment and devices – autoclave, sterilizer, machine sensing, timing and control units, production equipment, etc.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot equipment – test components and circuits using testing equipment
  • Disassemble, remove, adjust or replace worn or defective parts – reassemble or install components ensuring the unit is operating correctly
  • Design, layout, build, test or install electronic equipment
  • Install electrical systems – prepare work area, measure, cut, bend and install conduit, thread wires, splice and connect, install fixtures, switches, relays, circuit breakers and control devices
  • Lead and organize projects
  • Use a variety of hand tools of electrical/electronic test instruments – order and maintain equipment and spare parts inventory
  • Set up and monitor preventative maintenance for plant electrical utilities
  • 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: $25.80 per hour - $38.64 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.