Field Service Technician

Lincoln Electric Automation, a subsidiary of Lincoln Electric, specializes in laser welding, robotic welding and fixturing, press automation, and tube bending/fabricating systems which further strengthens Lincoln Electric’s already strong position as a market leader.  We are looking for a qualified candidate in the Michigan area.

Req. ID: 23825 

 

Candidate may reside anywhere in the US and travel would be required.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Responsible for providing field service and support including troubleshooting, repair, installation, maintenance, and training on various types of industrial automation equipment. Service & support activities will be performed both on-site at a customer’s facility or in-house at a company owned location.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide technical support, solve problems, testing, training, installs and maintenance.
  • Deliver a consistent, positive, and exceptional customer service experience.
  • Work environment may be individually focused or working with a team.
  • Industrial troubleshooting in electrical, mechanical, PLC, HMI, robot programming, networks, and Fieldbus.
  • Take initiative to meet challenging project timelines and budgets.
  • Ability to travel as required (install, start-up, or field support) to successfully complete projects.
  • Ability to support all aspects of equipment install (Rigging, alignment, wiring, startup, etc.)
  • Complete all work related documentation on time.
  • Identify potential future opportunities with the customer while onsite.
  • Assist in any other activities that help to support ongoing strategies.

 

BACKGROUND EXPERIENCE

  • Machine Programming (PLC/HMI) experience preferred
  • Safety System, Network, and Fieldbus Programming and Trouble Shooting experience preferred.
  • Experience in robotic processes preferred.
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic/Lubrication system troubleshooting experience preferred.
  • Experience with in-field installation and start-up of intermediate to advanced level manufacturing equipment.
  • Knowledge of system preventative maintenance on intermediate to advanced level manufacturing equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical prints.
  • Robot Programming experience – Fanuc and ABB preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of one of the following robotic processes: GMAW or Plasma cutting
  • Successfully complete start up and debug on basic to intermediate level system.
  • Intermediate electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Record of positive customer feedback.

 

EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum requirement: High school diploma or GED (technical or vocational school preferred)
  • Preferred: Associates degree focused in electrical, mechanical, mechatronics, or robotics
  • 4 or more years electrical troubleshooting experience preferred
  • Minimum five years of field service experience.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Repetition with activity; computer work.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment is inside manufacturing facilities. Proper person protective equipment (PPE) is required at all times while in manufacturing facilities. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

 

Lincoln Electric is a $3.2B publicly traded company (NASDAQ) with over 11,000 employees around the world.  With operations in over 56 manufacturing locations in 19 countries, we are well positioned to continue this partnership and poised to grow with our customers. As a part of that continuing legacy, you will contribute to a new generation of innovation and experience the pride that comes with being part of the solution to the world’s challenges.  It is a great time to be part of the welding industry!

 

Lincoln Electric does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters.  Resumes submitted to any employee(s) of Lincoln Electric without a signed vendor agreement, by the Manager of Recruiting & Training, will become property of Lincoln Electric.  Verbal or written commitments from any other member of Lincoln Electric will not be considered binding terms.  Lincoln Electric will not pay a fee to any third-party recruiter that has not coordinated their recruiting activity through the Recruiting Department.

 

Employment Status: Hourly Full-Time 

EOE, including disability/veterans


Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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