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Cardinal Health Controls Technician in Chicopee, Massachusetts

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.


  • Install, maintain, and repair control systems and automation equipment to ensure optimal performance and reliability

  • Diagnose and resolve issues with control systems, PLCs, HMIs, sensors, and other automation components.

  • Develop and modify PLC programs, HMI screens, and control logic to improve system performance and meet project requirements.

  • Integrate new equipment and control systems into existing manufacturing processes, ensuring seamless operation and minimal disruption.

  • Wire control panels according to electrical schematics and ensure proper connections and functionality

  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of control system configurations, wiring diagrams, and software programs.

  • Develop and execute preventive maintenance schedules to minimize downtime and extend the lifespan of control systems and equipment.

  • Work closely with engineers, maintenance technicians, and production teams to support manufacturing operations and continuous improvement initiatives.

  • Provide training and technical support to staff on the operation and maintenance of control systems and automation equipment

  • Ensure all control systems and equipment comply with safety standards and regulations. Implement safety protocols and procedures as necessary.


  • 2-4 years of experience, preferred

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred

  • Associates degree in Electrical Engineering, Automation Technology or related field preferred.

  • Prior experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment preferred

  • Prio experience with control system integration and automation preferred.

Anticipated hourly range: $23.70-$33.80 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: 08/5/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies knowledge and company policies to complete a variety of tasks

  • Demonstrates a working knowledge of jobs outside area of responsibility

  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications

  • Works on assignments that are moderately difficult requiring judgment in resolving issues

  • May assist in recommendation of processes on new assignments

  • Adheres to all quality guidelines

  • Works with limited supervision

  • Work occasionally involves review of output by work lead or supervisor

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

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.

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