Manufacturing Associate - 1st Shift

Now offering a $1000 New Hire Sign-On Bonus!

Shift: Monday – Thursday, 5:30am – 3pm & Friday, 5:30am – 9:30am

Pay rate: $15.75 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: 07/27/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

The salary 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.


  • Set up and run light industrial semi-automated equipment to make a variety of medical devices.

  • Operate in-house machines safely – identify emergency stops and stop the process when safety issues are identified, and report safety concerns.

  • Conduct quality checks on the produced product to ensure there are no visible defects.

  • Document applicable information regarding product quality and machine performance.

  • Maintain machines and starts general trouble shooting if needed.

  • Visually inspect in-process/finished material while operating – inform designated teammates of any machine malfunction or defective product.

  • Start machines, observe for correct operation, and adjust as needed.

  • Move empty and full bags/totes/boxes to and from the machine, add labels/weigh product/verify count/add to box/insert into shipper as needed, and stack onto pallet.

  • Maintain documentation, production information, cleaning documentation, and safety check documentation in the company system.

  • Practice department’s medical manufacturing and housekeeping procedures and complete cleaning verification checklists as required.

  • Perform packaging operation off a variety of semi-automated packaging equipment.

  • Assemble goods on production line.


We are open to candidates with little to no manufacturing experience. All training is provided starting your first day!

  • High School Diploma/GED, preferred

  • 0 – 1 year previous work experience, preferred

  • Ability to read and follow shop order instructions

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.

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.