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Cardinal Health Mechanical Specialist - WPAD - 3rd Shift in Augusta, Georgia

Cardinal Health

Mechanical Specialist

Job Description Summary

  • The Mechanical Specialist, who reports to the Production Supervisor, is responsible for set up, changeover, adjustments, general maintenance, repair and operation of various types of production machinery and equipment as assigned following department's standard operating procedures.
  • 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.

Accountabilities:

  • Create and maintain a positive work environment through continuous communication, participation in common goals, and providing products and services that meet or exceed our customer’s specifications.
  • Use good judgment where decisions are required in the performance of assigned tasks.
  • Perform tasks only for which the required training has been completed, approved, and documented.
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and maintain production equipment.
  • Report any machine mechanical malfunction to designated individual for course of action and recommend equipment modifications to achieve improved operation.
  • Monitor and improve machine efficiencies and report to designed individual any machines not performing to standard.
  • Adjust/ repair machines as required to produce quality parts following department's specifications.
  • Install, adjust, remove and/or replace various machine stations and/or components as required.
  • Adjust material feeder/delivery equipment and detection devices; regulate heat and several types of timing controls.
  • Start machine to test operation by producing parts for inspection.
  • Make necessary readjustments until finished product meets Quality Assurance specifications.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot any pneumatic, hydraulic or mechanical malfunction.
  • Dismantle, disassemble, repair, rebuild and/or clean and replace and/or reassemble worn or defective parts, and/or components as required.
  • Use a variety of small hand tools and is responsible to maintain them in good working order.
  • Effectively communicate machine status to operators, supervisor, and team leader to maximize productivity and labor utilization.
  • Report any unusual circumstances to immediate supervisor and perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned.

Qualifications :

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of previous manufacturing experience.

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

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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