Subassembly- 1st Shift

Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Gainesville, GA, US, 30504

Company: Lincoln Electric

The Harris Products Group, a Lincoln Electric Company, is a world leader in the design, development and manufacture of brazing, soldering, heating, cutting and welding equipment, as well as brazing and soldering alloys and welding consumables.

Req. ID: 22835 

Are you looking for a first shift job with a company who still values the family culture atmosphere?  We are a clean temperature controlled environment who values our employees and includes employee development as part of our overall business strategy. We offer competitive pay with opportunities to earn more through piecework.  We also offer one of the best annual bonuses around.  Come see what we are about!!


Our Subassembly Operaters are responsible for setting up drill presses, press machines, automatic assembly machines, and spring machines for completing subassembly parts for Harris industrial and Specialty Gas regulators and safety equipment.   Position necessitates a high regard for ISO requirements.



Works safely and supports safety within their team across the organization – as required.

Participates in safety training and demonstrates a high regard for safety at all times.

Wears PPE as required by safety regulations.


Prepares Subassembly Parts


Sets up drill presses, press machines, automatic assembly machines, and spring machine to complete various subassembly parts for Harris regulator and torch equipment.

Sets dies, taps, tools, fixtures and holders per set-up instruction found in process control booklets for each work station.

Sets pressures, feeds, speeds, strokes, and cycle times for the various individual and celled equipment.

Stages needed parts, loads machines, and operates machines to meet quality and productivity standards.  Unloads and readies finished parts for transport from Subassembly. 

Completes S-2-6 for finished product, shop packet or labor ticket entries for product in process.

Performs first piece inspections and in process inspections per Subassembly work instructions.



Supports Department and Company Initiatives


Works on cost saving projects, Six Sigma projects, and provides support for other team members and projects.

Attends team meetings.  Utilizes lean tools and techniques such as 5S and visual factory concepts in maintaining order and cleanliness. 

Performs additional tasks to support production as needed or directed by supervisor or management.


Education and/or Experience


Required – 1 year of related work experience and High school diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred – Experience related to manufacturing; basic computer knowledge




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 
Function: Manufacturing 
Section:  J.W. Harris Co, Inc. (US20) 

EOE, including disability/veterans

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville GA

Job Segment: Machinist, Welding, Manufacturing