Manufacturing Early Career Development Program

in Chicopee, MA

Manufacturing Early Career Development Program Job

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    2 Ludlow Park
    Chicopee, MA 01022, US

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    Development Programs

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    Full time

Cardinal Health’s Early Career Development Program is an entry-level professional development and capability building program. Through a robust career readiness journey, we prepare participants with the skills to navigate the organization and build connections while providing challenging assignments that aid in growing and owning your career path. The program is geared towards recent college graduates interested in the healthcare industry that are searching for a rewarding career. With our Early Career Development Program, you can do what matters, stay balanced and find your place. Cardinal Health is where you belong.

Location: Chicopee, MA

Start Date: July 3, 2023

Why choose the Manufacturing Early Career Development Program?

Participants have the opportunity to develop strong manufacturing and engineering knowledge as well as build relationships through exposure to challenging assignments and diverse experiences. Participants will gain valuable experience in a highly regulated medical manufacturing setting that manufactures and distributes healthcare products to a broad range of healthcare customers. The program is designed to give participants knowledge of both technical engineering and leadership capabilities.

Participants will complete a 12-month assignment within a team at a manufacturing site. Roles will be determined based on business need and may include:

  • Manufacturing operations

  • Process innovation and process management

  • Medical product and process validation processes

  • Facility management

  • Lean Six Sigma methodologies; Root cause problem solving

  • Quality and regulatory

  • Leading professional and manufacturing teams

    Accountabilities in this role:

  • Analytical skills and attention to detail

Ability to interact effectively at all levels and across diverse cultures

Quality and results orientation with a proactive approach

Ability to prioritize requests effectively and understand importance and meet deadlines

Ability to work independently with moderate level of direction

Must be willing to adapt to shifting requirements or priorities


For consideration in the Cardinal Health Early Career Development Program, you must meet a combination of the following requirements:

Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering or a related field, preferred

Expected graduation of winter 2022 or spring 2023, preferred

Knowledge of supply chain principles, Lean Six Sigma or other improvement techniques, preferred

Previous internship experience, preferred

Strong leadership, communication and analytical skills

Participation in extracurricular activities and/or community service

Must have unlimited work authorization in the United States with no requirement for future sponsorship

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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