R&D Electronics/Electromechanical Technician

Cardinal Health is seeking an electromechanical/electronics technician to assist in research and development projects of a broad variety of medical devices and provide technical assistance to R&D electrical and systems engineering staff as required.

What Product Development contributes to Cardinal Health

Research is responsible for the development of new and improved products through initiating, designing, developing and executing research and product development projects.

Product Development is responsible for developing and commercializing new and improved products that meet or exceed customer requirements according to the established product development process and quality procedures.


  • Responsible for maintaining an organized lab workspace for self-use and use by engineering staff.

  • Interpret electronics PCBA schematics and perform testing, soldering tasks, data acquisition and analysis tasks on PCBAs, electromechanical medical devices and assemblies.

  • Install, maintain, calibrate, handle equipment exceptions and CAPAs, and operate a variety of electronic and electromechanical test equipment and hand and power tools.

  • Perform a broad variety of bench and systems test set ups, test, and measurements on PCBAs and devices.

  • Contribute to the development of electronic subsystems, circuits and PCBAs, and subassemblies.

  • Develop and fabricate electromechanical test fixtures, independently and in partnership with electrical engineers and be able to build the fixtures from ground up, including mechanical housings, electronics assemblies, and test scripting as needed.

  • Assist with development and modernization of electronics lab, including Capital equipment recommendations and purchases, perform purchase of miscellaneous expense items such as parts, components, and tools.


  • AAS/BS Electronics, Electro-mechanical technology preferred, High School Diploma with experience, GED or technical certification in related field or equivalent experience,

  • 3-6 years of experience with electronics test equipment such as oscilloscopes, multimeters, signal analyzers, soldering work on PCBA assemblies, SMD component soldering, electrical and electronics schematics, electromechanical test fixture fabrication, sub-systems and systems integration, preferred

  • Hands-on experience with test fixture development scripting, such as LabView, python, Visual Basic, etc. would be a plus.

  • Ability to understand and interpret electronics schematics drawings and PCBA layouts.

  • Proficiency in technical report writing, data analytics, and presentations.

  • IPC610 soldering Certification or advanced soldering skills a plus.

  • Detail-oriented, quality and precision focused

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Effectively applies knowledge of job and company policies and procedures to complete a variety of assignments

  • In-depth knowledge in technical or specialty area

  • Applies advanced skills to resolve complex problems independently

  • May modify process to resolve situations

  • Works independently within established procedures; may receive general guidance on new assignments

  • May provide general guidance or technical assistance to less experienced team members

Anticipated salary range: $21.50 - $30.70

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: 08/02/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

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.