Machine Operator - 3rd Shift

in Norfolk, NE

Machine Operator - 3rd Shift Job

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    1222 Sherwood Rd
    Norfolk, NE 68701, US

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    Full time

Shift: Sunday - Thursday / 11pm - 7am

$2000 Sign on Bonus!

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.

What Machine Operation contributes to Cardinal Health

Sets up and operated a variety of machine tools to make metal parts, mechanisms, tools, or machines to exacting tolerances and dimensions

Interprets blueprints, sketches, and engineering specificationsDetermines sequence of operations, number of cuts required, and method of setupUses a variety of machinist's hand tools and precision measuring instrumentsMakes standard shop computations relating to dimensions of work, tooling, feeds, and speedsMeasures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machiningFits and assembles precision parts into mechanical equipment and determines material, parts, and equipment required. Some machines may be numerically controlled. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Typically requires completion of a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.


Operate and/or tend to a variety of assembly, printing, packaging, and/or material feeder equipment as set up by department personnel in a routine, repetitious fashion as assigned. All while following department standard operating procedures.

Fill a variety of in process material into material feeder equipment, by hand or scoop, assuring that equipment is adequately filled and feeding properly. Tend barrel printing machine(s); install printing tape or fill ink reservoirs as required.  Start machine and observe for correct operation; make necessary adjustments.  Place empty and remove full containers to and from machine, dump material into box, affix labels, record and stack onto pallet.Perform packaging operation off a variety of automatic packaging equipment; place empty bag(s) on chutes; remove full bags, weigh as required; verify count; assemble intermediate box, insert bags in box, secure, assemble shipper, insert box in shipper, close, seal and stack on pallet.  May pack finished product by hand and insert into appropriate box(s).Tend automatic assembly machine.  Start machine, observe for correct operation and makes adjustments for material delivery/feeder equipment and automatic packaging system, as required; maintain ink reservoirs.Un-jam material feeder equipment as required.  Inspect in process or finished product/package visually following department’s specifications.  Inform set up personnel or other designated personnel of any machine malfunction or defective product for correction.  May move material to and from designated areas within department.Responsible for correct recording of traceable information, production information, cleaning and safety check documentation that is required by your assigned duties.Observe department’s safety regulations and to use personal protective equipment as required.Practice department’s good manufacturing and housekeeping procedures and complete cleaning verification checklists as required.Adhere to plant/Corporate policies/procedures, department safety and environmental regulations, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) and ISO 13485 Standards.Report any unusual circumstances to immediate supervisor and perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned


High School Diploma, GED or 1-3 months related work /training experience preferred0 - 6 months previous work experience preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies basic skills and techniques to complete routine tasks within assigned areaMaintains appropriate licenses, training and certificationsWorks on basic and routine assignmentsWorks within clearly defined Standard Operating Procedures and/or scientific methodsAdheres to all quality guidelinesWorks under close supervision. All work is reviewed for accuracyAny deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceeding

Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support your and your family’s health and well-being.
•    Medical, dental and vision coverage
•    Paid time off plan
•    Health savings account (HSA)
•    401k savings plan
•    Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
•    Short- and long-term disability coverage
•    Work-Life resources
•    Paid parental leave
•    Healthy lifestyle programs

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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