Rx Automation Mechanic

CVS Health

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As an Automation Mechanic you will be responsible for the troubleshooting, repair, maintenance, change control, testing and process improvement of automated prescription dispensing and fulfillment systems, processes and equipment to meet production goals as well as quality expectations. Additionally, as a mechanic, you will work with facility production support systems (compressed air, UPS, backup generators).

Primary Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Timely completion and documentation of all preventative maintenance for automation equipment including but not limited to: Automated medication packaging machines, Automated medication labeling machines, Medication dispensing cabinets, Air compressors.

Notify the Manager of any concerns regarding major repairs needed or any additional equipment needed to support the pharmacy automation equipment and maintaining a clean and safe work area for all employees.

Troubleshoot and repair electrical, mechanical, pneumatic, control (PLC), and computer related issues for assigned automation as they arise.

Oversee a repair/refurbishment program for heat presses within respective service area.

Partner with automation operators and vendors to address and minimize faults and errors resulting in inefficient utilization of the equipment.

Assist with training on use of automation equipment and completion of competency and safety assessments in conjunction with site leadership.

Complete and maintain accurate documentation in strict accordance with current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and site policies.

Other duties as assigned.


6 months of demonstrated working knowledge of electrical, mechanical and controls aspects of factory automation systems.

6 months of experience working with electrical systems

6 months of troubleshooting experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC)

6 months of general maintenance and troubleshooting skills, including knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and pneumatic systems.

Must be willing to travel up to 40%.

Experience with robotics systems.

Familiarity with Adept and GE Fanuc robots

Experience with any work-order based preventive maintenance management system

A working knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Familiarity with the National Electrical Code


High school diploma or GED required.

Associates degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$21.01 – $51.54

This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company’s 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off (“PTO”) or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies. For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through ColleagueRelations@CVSHealth.com If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.